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Lauritzen Gardens


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.
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • 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
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