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Discover 100 acres of inspiring horticultural displays, including the rose garden, Victorian garden, children's garden, model railroad garden and the all-new Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory- featuring indoor tropical and temperate garden spaces. Amenities include: tram tours, gift shop, café, and meeting spaces. Open daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Accessible. Self-guided tours, guided walking tour for groups of 40+ and narrated tram tours (3$ per person) are all available, for pricing and further information, please contact us.

Hours and Price - General
  • Hours: May-Sept: Mon & Tues/9am-8pm; Wed-Sun/9am-5pm. Oct-April: Daily/9am-5pm; Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
  • Price: $10 adults; $5 ages 6-12; free ages 5 & under
Additional Details - Amenities
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Meeting Facilities
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  • Exhibits Space 1
  • Description Daytime rental normal business hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All rental rates include garden admission for your guests.
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  • Space Notes On-site security & Parking for 350 cars in the main parking garden. FURNITURE AVAILABLE Flip charts and audio/visual equipment may be available on a limited basis. 40 sixty-inch round tables. 300 designer chairs for indoor use, CD player, wireless microphone and sound system.
Great Hall North
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2960
  • Width: 52
  • Length: 55
  • Theater Capacity: 200
  • Banquet Capacity: 125
Great Hall South
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1560
  • Width: 52
  • Length: 60
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Banquet Capacity: 64
Entire Great Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 4420
  • Width: 52
  • Length: 85
  • Theater Capacity: 320
  • Banquet Capacity: 275
Community Room, Daytime rental
  • Width: 17
  • Length: 33
  • Reception Capacity: 24
Horticulture Libary, daytime rental
  • Width: 19
  • Length: 24
  • Reception Capacity: 8
Adult Classrooom, daytime rental
  • Width: 27
  • Length: 30
  • Classroom Capacity: 30
Wedding ceremony, garden space outdoors
  • Theater Capacity: 200
Wedding ceremony, indoors
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 200
  • Dino Nights

    Feb 22, 2019

    When the gates close and the sun goes down, guests can explore the garden's "Jurassic dark." Get an evening fossil fix that's fun for the whole family when the sculptures of Dinosaur UpROAR are

  • Dinosaur UpROAR

    Feb 22, 2019 Recurring daily

    Don't miss this life-sized adventure through the fauna and fearsome flora of Lauritzen Gardens that's fun for the whole family. Dinosaur UpROAR will feature realistic, life-sized dinosaur

  • Hinamatsuri: Japanese Doll Exhibit

    Feb 22, 2019 Recurring daily

    In honor of the Japanese celebration of Hinamatsuri, also called Doll’s Day or Girls’ Day, discover a vast set of ornamental Imperial dolls, or hina-ningyo, representing the Emperor, Empress,

  • St. Patrick's Day Luncheon at Lauritzen Gardens

    Mar 17, 2019

    Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the greenest place in Omaha with lunch that's full of Irish spirit. The café will serve corned beef and cabbage, boiled potatoes and Irish soda bread. Live entertainment

  • Art Exhibit: 'Flora & Feathers' by Pam Harp and Judy Thompson

    Mar 28, 2019 Recurring daily

    The delicate beauty of birds and blooms are portrayed in the expressive watercolors of accomplished artists Pam Harp and Judy Thompson. Each artist, in their own unique style, captures the vivid

  • Easter Extravaganza at Lauritzen Gardens

    Apr 13, 2019

    Enjoy a morning of fun with crafts, and Easter Egg hunts in the garden. Bring your camera for photos with the Easter Bunny! Advance registration for crafts and egg hunt ($3 extra) is requested.

  • Inspiring: Spring Luncheon featuring Sybil Sylvester

    Apr 19, 2019

    As a "creative think tank" for flower fun, Sybil Sylvester and her prized team of floral designers have created one of the South's most talked-about flower shops, gaining national recognition for

  • Easter Brunch at Lauritzen Gardens

    Apr 21, 2019

    Head to the Gardens for an elegant Easter brunch celebration filled with classic and seasonal dishes against the lovely backdrop of the garden. Make reservations at (402) 346-4002, ext. 201. Space is

  • Bonsai Exhibition

    May 3, 2019 Recurring daily

    Members of the Nebraska Bonsai Society will share their passion for the art of styling trees, show spectacular specimens, and help you better understand both the art and the science of bonsai in

  • Ikebana Exhibition at the Gardens

    May 3, 2019 Recurring daily

    This Ikebana exhibition features arrangements from both classical and contemporary schools of Ikebana. Members of Ikebana International Omaha #60 will be present during show hours to meet guests and

  • Leashes at Lauritzen

    May 6, 2019

    Bring the whole family, dogs included, to the garden for a tail wagging good time! Go for a walk on garden trails, meet other dog lovers, heel for family photos, learn about local dog-related

  • Art Exhibit: 'Nature's Colorful Threads' by Omaha Weavers and Spinners Guild

    May 9, 2019 Recurring daily

    For the exhibition Nature's Colorful Threads, Omaha Weavers and Spinners Guild members have created pieces, individually or collaboratively, that showcase the various ways that fibers and dyes found

  • Mother’s Day Brunch at Lauritzen Gardens

    May 12, 2019

    Make your plans now to visit the Gardens for a wonderful brunch among the flowers. The garden offers a relaxing environment for any mother or grandmother to enjoy her special day. She will be treated

  • Patriotic Perches Exhibit

    Jun 18, 2019 Recurring daily

    Explore a wonderful exhibit of a collection of 51 handcrafted birdhouses by Richard Yost that combines art, geography, horticulture and birding to educate visitors about state birds and flowers, and

  • Art Exhibit: 'Portraits' by Reagan D. Pufall

    Jun 20, 2019 Recurring daily

    In these portraits the viewer is invited by the mantis’ illusory gaze to anthropomorphize them. This gaze, along with their distinct head and shoulders, are akin enough to our own that an

  • Lauritzen Gardens Antiques Show

    Sep 20, 2019 Recurring daily

    Be inspired by a weekend filled with lush gardens, educational experiences, lectures by design experts, and wonderful discoveries from more than 30 antiques exhibitors in a variety of genres. Truly a

  • Ghoulish Garden Adventure

    Oct 27, 2019

    Celebrate and learn about the things that make the fall so festive at activity stations throughout the garden and make a few crafts to take home. Costumes are optional. This spooktacular event is a

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