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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

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Address: 1000 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-5804
Phone Number: +1 616-957-1580
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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Tue 09:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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View modern sculpture in a stunning garden setting at this combination...

View modern sculpture in a stunning garden setting at this combination botanical garden and sculpture park, which features exotic plants, desert and Victorian gardens, wetlands, meadows, and sculptures by famous artists throughout.

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This is a very beautiful place. We visited while they were displaying their Christmas trees that represented different trees for different countries. It was spectacular. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very beautiful place. We visited while they were displaying their Christmas trees that represented different trees for different countries. It was spectacular. We were fortunate to be able to walk the grounds because the weather was not too cold during our stay. Words cannot describe what a beautiful special place this is and should not be missed... More 

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Grand Rapids
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Gardens and Park are an incredibly well thought out melding of nature, art and nature's art. The botanical garden is large, well organized and well maintained. The sculpture park has indoors and outdoors displays and the display of sculpture in natural settings adds to the beauty - in every season. There is a children's area outdoors where kids can... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Gotta love the Meijer gardens. It's something particularly Michigan to which we love to bring guests.

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Thank Lisa M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sadly when we got there a storm was brewing, however we got to do the tram tour, me and 15 of my co workers. The tram guide was friendly and knew what she was talking about, we didn't get to walk around at any of the stops due to the storm coming and we kind of had to hurry. However... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This center of activity is always a welcome place to visit. Some displays change with the seasons others remain quite the same. Must do list.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful even in the fall with a little chill in the air. 3 mile walk around the grounds took about 1-2 hours.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Boyfriend and I thought we'd check out this huge garden and were sorely disappointed. Gardens were nothing to go on about and the sculptures looked like they were made of items you'd find in the dump, then pieced together. Maybe we aren't cultured enough to enjoy this place. If you're not into 'art', I'd avoid this place. 😖✌🏼️

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are not many to see in Michigan when folks visit us. This would definitely be a destination for a day's trip and it is a great place for a family time. I wish they had a decent cafe in this facility. There are no picnic spots inside and a 3 picnic shelters outside. Carry enough water bottles with you.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a very pleasant Thursday in November. The volunteer at the Information Desk spent at least 15 minutes giving us a thorough orientation to the areas of the gardens and the must see sculptures. We spent nearly three hours and walked the entire grounds and were just amazed at this world class facility in Grand Rapids. The gardens... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a few hours visiting all the many interesting, colorful and one that was quite a teaching tool for children and even adults. My husband and I were stunned and amazed by several. WOW, I would make that a place to go more often if we didn't live so far away. We especially loved the huge man on the... More 

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