Lauritzen Gardens is NOW OPEN 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
ALL guests and members must purchase or reserve timed tickets. LEARN MORE
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Lauritzen Gardens - Omaha Botanical Gardens
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What to Know Before You Go
Plan your garden visit!
Familiarize yourself with the new guidelines we have in place so that you can have a meaningful experience in nature, while staying healthy and safe!
Frequently Asked Questions
A friendly guide to answer common questions regarding our reopening and our new operating procedures.
Timed Ticketing
All guests will need to secure a ticket online for garden entry. Tickets are for an arrival time (there is currently not a limit to the length of your garden visit) and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Garden Map

Events and Exhibits
Program and Events Guide
Download the latest Program and Events Guide to get the dirt on all upcoming educational classes, workshops, and programs at Lauritzen Gardens.
GARDEN MAGIC: A lesson on the wonder of seeds
Enjoy this lesson about the magic of growing things and the life cycle of a bean, with garden educators Miss Kate and Miss Mindy.
Enjoy this lesson about birds and field markings with Miss Christine and Miss Kate, and design a bird of your own!
Walking Club
Early access Walking Club for MEMBERS ONLY - Tuesday mornings at 9 a.m.
Japanese Ambience Festival
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED IN 2020. For an entire weekend, the garden grounds are alive with merriment as guests celebrate the joys of autumn and experience the Japanese culture first-hand.
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Educational Programs
Program and Events Guide
See the NEW program and events guide for the full schedule of events and educational programs through December 2020.
Programs for Adults
Courses at the garden cover a wide variety of topics. From floral design, to painting, to practicing wellness or learning about edible plants- There’s something for everyone! REGISTER TODAY!
Programs for Groups
Find out about the opportunities available for your group, class, or scouting troop to explore our 100-acre outdoor learning laboratory.
Programs for Children and Families
Register today for hands-on, educational programming that is sure to bring a smile to you and your child. Engaging classes and camps are available at the garden year-round.
Summer Camps
Find out what we're doing to provide a safe, healthy and fun summer learning experience for your child! Summer Adventure Camps at Lauritzen Gardens provide an exciting and educational environment for children to explore science, nature and art. All-inclusive camps are offered in week-long, half-day and full-day formats, with certain camps available for purchase as single days. CAMPS START MAY 25, REGISTER NOW!
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