The Garden has reopened! Advance tickets are required. Learn more.

Discovery Garden

Discovery Garden

Interactive exhibits are currently closed, and guided programming has been suspended.

Kids of all ages can explore habitats and learn about garden wildlife in the Discovery Garden.

This immersive landscape—created especially for the Garden’s youngest visitors—encourages children to explore nature through hands-on experiences as they investigate plants and animals in different habitat spaces.

Winding intimate paths lead through a meadow of tall native grasses and flowers that attract butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees. Raised boardwalks and platforms allow kids to get up close to leafy tree canopies in the woodland, and a circuit of split logs and boulders takes visitors throw a rich and diverse marsh habitat.

Highlights

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How did snapdragons get their name? What does an onion flower look like? What kinds of flowers do hummingbirds like? Visit the Discovery Garden and learn the answers to these questions!

 

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