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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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Butterfly exhibit

Our family enjoyed the butterfly exhibit. There were butterflies everywhere in a wide selection of colors and sizes. We didn't wander around the outside gardens, but will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Jackson, Michigan, United States
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Jackson, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Our family enjoyed the butterfly exhibit. There were butterflies everywhere in a wide selection of colors and sizes. We didn't wander around the outside gardens, but will definitely plan a return trip this summer to stroll through the various sculptures. Eat before you go the restaurant is overpriced and has a very limited selection

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Farwell, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I loved the Christmas Tree themes from around the world, and of course loved all the plants. I can't wait to see the butterflies.

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Berrien Springs, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

These gardens are a magical place to be on any cold Michigan day. Take a slow walk through the desert and then slowly make the transition to tropical. The end of the walk is in the large tropical observatory with warm humid footpaths that have views of waterfalls that houses a huge March display of butterflies and their lifecycle. Take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I think Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is one of Michigan's precious gems. It was made possible by the generous contribution from the Meijer family who have been ardent supporters of nature and art related projects. A new Japanese gardens will opened soon and the butterfly exhibit should not be missed. An open air stage in the park is... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We've made many visits to Frederick Meijer Gardens and have enjoyed every one. In late November and December, Christmas Around the World is a beautiful exhibit featuring trees decorated as they would be in nearly every country of the world. In the spring, Butterflies are Blooming is a huge hit with young families. During ArtPrize, the sculpture exhibitions are always... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Whether I simply need a tropical escape from Michigan winters, the solitude of sitting near a snow banked waterfall in the middle of winter, or the inspiration found amount nature and wonderfully varied sculptures, Frederick Meijer Gardens is the most beautiful place to enjoy all this and more. Every season, every day has something new to discover.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Waited 45 minutes to see Santa. We are members so we saw this coming, but it was worth the wait. He took a few minutes talking to the kids, and posed for as many photos as we wanted. We love the Gardens.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We loved this place because they have a butterfly exhibit right now and that was so serene and peaceful in there. The art outside was intriguing and stimulating as well.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

FMG always has the best attractions. I truly enjoyed the butterfly exhibit and the walk around the outdoor gardens. I took my nephews to the children's park while there and they absolutely loved the place!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

our visit was to see the butterflies, we were not disappointed they were Beautiful, and amazing, I highly recommend this for Family fun. Meijer went overboard with the DeVinci Horse, it is truly fabulous, what i also like they are changing things around and new things are being presented and small concerts are being preformed throughout the summer really make... More 

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