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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

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Address: 1000 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Phone Number: 616-957-1580
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: 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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Butterflies Galore

We spent two plus hours taking pictures of butterflies and flowers and it was terrific. We have done this in Columbus, Ohio, Madison, WI, Indy, Indiana, and now Grand Rapids... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We spent two plus hours taking pictures of butterflies and flowers and it was terrific. We have done this in Columbus, Ohio, Madison, WI, Indy, Indiana, and now Grand Rapids, Michigan. They do a great job. Well worth going. This year the Butterfly Blooming was from March 1 to April 30, 2015 This is a must see attraction. Saw some... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

My husband-- not a gardener and not a museum-goer generally -- really surprised me with his glowing review of Meijer Gardens. We both thoroughly enjoyed the sculptures and the grounds on the first warm day of spring, even before the flowers had started to bloom.

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Charlotte, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Apparently April is wrong month to go. No fountains, no great lakes pond, my children didnt even seem to enjoy themselves. If your planning on going wait until after June. In June they will have a tranquility garden and a few other gardens opening. I was a little disappointed

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North Muskegon, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We visited during the "Butterflies Are Blooming" exhibit during the month of April. Such a fantastic place to go and just stroll through and enjoy all the different species of plants from all over the world. Because I have 3 kids, we like to visit when the weather is warmer so they can enjoy the outdoor sculptures and play area... More 

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Detroit, MI
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Beautiful gardens, butterfly house and exhibits. Definitely worth the visit/trip. Something for everyone, young, old, etc.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The sculptures are varied, so a little something for everyone, even with different tastes in the group. Strolling through the garden was nice even though it's early spring. The layout is really good - paths wander in such a way that it didn't feel crowded even though there were plenty of people around, and the landscape was attractive even without... More 

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toledo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Been here twice and second time even better than first. Great mix of sculptures and plants. If you love flowers like I do, you'll be in Heaven! Peaceful environment and plenty of room to see things without being on top of people. The admission price is very reasonable for all that you get to see and enjoy. I can't say... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Fabulous artwork in an amazing natural setting. Butterflies are Blooming is great, but also draws the huge crowds especially around the time schools are on spring break.

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Clancy, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were here on a busy Saturday recently. Really enjoyed the butterfly house. Also strolled through the children's garden area, and the Japanese art exhibit. We barely scratched the surface, and would love to come again. Really a remarkable place.

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Portage, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Went here on a Wednesday thinking it wouldn't be to busy, WRONG It cost $ 12 a person which is a little high. Right now till the end of April they have a butterfly is blooming. Saw some awesome butterflies. To bad it was so crowded in there hard to move around and very noisy! The outside is ok nothing... More 

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