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4-H Children's Garden

East Lansing, MI
517-353-6692
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Ranked #2 of 17 attractions in East Lansing
Type: Gardens
Description: Children are the focus of this garden - they even helped in the planning of the 60 small, themed gardens.
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English first
Bay City, Michigan
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955 reviews 955 reviews
347 attraction reviews
2,055 helpful votes 2,055 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We have visited these gardens before, but it has been several years. Wow, they have grown, expanded, and added a lot of nice features, like lighting, paved walkways, more benches. Great place to show your kids gardening practices, ideas. Just beautiful. Everything appeared to be in great shape. Lots of kids there, so glad to see parents bringing them out... More

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haslett michigan
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73 reviews 73 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

attractive, lots of signs which name the plants. Adjacent to the magnificent MSU gardens. Activities for the little ones...especially the squirting frogs

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Lansing, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This is a part of the MSU Horticultural gardens which contains a ton of lovely plants and flowers. Absolutely gorgeous to look at and a very romantic spot for a stroll with your significant other.

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Holt, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This is a fun place to take kids to play for an afternoon. There is no cost to visit. You could cover it all in 30 minutes or make an afternoon out of it.

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Michigan
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86 reviews 86 reviews
27 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

On our visit last week, several exhibits were in need of repair. However, with the lengthy harsh winter we have experienced, I am sure the restoration crew is on the way. This exhibit is different each time. Empty-so heavenly. Crowded-so lively. Walk all of the paths and enjoy!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Beautiful garden for children of all ages. Creative gardens and landscaping. A great place for children to see what can be done with flowers and plants or to learn about them.

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Forsyth, Georgia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

It's free. It's outdoors. It has nice spaces to play and explore. It has shade and a model train on Thursdays -- and a real live huge train that passes by on what I'm guessing is a daily basis. My son got a huge kick out of this. The playground structure tower is an excellent viewing platform. Thanks to 4-H... More

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Beijing
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

You have to pay for parking via ticket machine. I remember if you didn't have exact coins it only took big bills and only gave you parking tokens back not money. (The Parking is why I took one star off). Once you get to the garden, let the kids go and follow them along the paths in a mini labyrinth,... More

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East Lansing, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is an excellent place for kids. Inspiring and creative! There is also a children's botanical garden nearby.

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East Lansing, Michigan, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Whenever my nieces and nephews visited when my daughter was small, we'd go to the 4h children's garden at MSU. It has a model train, a pond with occasional turtles and frogs, a little maze, chimes that you jump on, a playground train to climb on, holes in the fence to watch real trains go by, little sculptures everywhere and... More

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