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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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 not a limit to the length of your garden visit). Please reserve or purchase your arrival timeslot using the link above.
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Upcoming Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory Closure
PLEASE NOTE: From January 4 through 28, 2021, the Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory will be closed Monday-Friday for annual maintenance and show installation. The conservatory will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Events and Exhibits
Fantastical Folklore
The world is full of stories about fantastic beings, imaginary creatures, and magical events. This enchanting exhibit, set in the gardenís plant kingdom, brings to life the legends and lore from around the globe and celebrates the links between the natural and mythical worlds. From dragons to mermaids and fairies to trolls, youíll meet a menagerie of extraordinary creatures and discover the incredible tales behind them all.
Valentine's Day Dinner

Girls' Day: Japanese Doll Exhibit
In honor of the Japanese celebration of Hinamatsuri, also called Dollís Day or Girlsí Day, discover a vast set of ornamental Imperial dolls, or hina-ningyo, representing the Emperor, Empress, attendants and musicians in traditional court dress of the Heian period (A.D. 794 - 1185) on display.
Greater Omaha Orchid Society's Orchid Show and Sale
Visitors will get the opportunity to see and prime specimens of these exotic plants up close and purchase a plant of their own.
Easter Extravaganza
Don't miss this afternoon of fun with crafts, egg hunts and photos with the Easter Bunny!
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Educational Programs
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- Thereís 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, full-day formats. REGISTRATION FOR 2021 CAMPS IS NOW OPEN.
Birthday Parties at the Garden
Celebrate your childís birthday with a nature-themed party at Lauritzen Gardens.
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