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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

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Address: 1000 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-5804
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+1 616-957-1580
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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
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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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We always take new visitors to GR to the FMG. Children love the interactive garden, there are always new exhibits for us to see and constant improvements & additions. The Japanese... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
timmcaree
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We always take new visitors to GR to the FMG. Children love the interactive garden, there are always new exhibits for us to see and constant improvements & additions. The Japanese Garden is one of the best we've seen in North America.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Meijer Gardens is a jewel, a gem, and my favorite to view sculpture anywhere. Artists are given perfect settings for their works of art. No matter what season, a walk through the sculpture park is peaceful and exciting at the same time. The tram is available in season if walking is difficult. Our driver shared interesting facts about the art,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great time to see art, sculptures, and enjoy Michelangelo's great horse. The old Michigan farm, walking trails, and boardwalk are delightful. Good resource library, giftshop, tropical green house and plant exhibit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've visited for the sculpture, the summer concerts, the plantings, and Art Prize. A visit always feeds the soul.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. An absolute must see for any art lover in the Grand Rapids area. Fantastic!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As always Frederick Meijer Gardens has done an excellent job of curating this exhibit. I especially liked the placement of sculptures throughout the garden exhibits.

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Monee, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is awesome. They seem to always have something going on. Been there twice in the summer and recently for the orchid show. I cant wait to see what it looks like in the spring when all the trees are blooming.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is a great escape year round! When you need to feel warmth on a cold wintery day or a place to reflect. I love to take my grandkids here to experience the outdoor spaces. My daughter is getting married here as well. This is a place to go rain or shine with indoor/outdoor options.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really a beautiful show with new and fantastic orchids on display. Left the show after buying a few and resolve to come back with my orchids next year to enter in the exhibits. Great meeting people who we could talk with about their experiences. Spent time with a volunteer caretaker in the orchid area of the Meijer Gardens who spends... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our local retirement home brought 12 senior citizens to see the Christmas Tree and miniature town and railway display and everyone loved it! Frederick Meijer staff was so friendly and accommodating to our group. There are several wheelchairs available for free at the entrance, which made getting around to see the display much easier for us. We received a discount... More 

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