Lauritzen Gardens is NOW OPEN 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
ALL guests and members must purchase or reserve timed tickets. LEARN MORE
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Lauritzen Gardens - Omaha Botanical Gardens
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What to Know Before You Go
Plan your garden visit!
Familiarize yourself with the new guidelines we have in place so that you can have a meaningful experience in nature, while staying healthy and safe!
Frequently Asked Questions
A friendly guide to answer common questions regarding our reopening and our new operating procedures.
Timed Ticketing
All guests will need to secure a ticket online for garden entry. Tickets are for an arrival time (there is currently not a limit to the length of your garden visit) and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Garden Map

Events and Exhibits
Pollination Investigation
A fun scavenger hunt for the whole family! Explore Lauritzen Gardens and discover 21 sculptures of bees, butterflies and other creatures that make our gardens grow!
Adopt-A-Pollinator and help support our summer-long educational event, Pollination Investigation, designed to bring awareness to native pollinators and their habitats through art and nature.
Enjoy this lesson about birds and field markings with Miss Christine and Miss Kate, and design a bird of your own!
GARDEN MAGIC: A lesson on the wonder of seeds
Enjoy this lesson about the magic of growing things and the life cycle of a bean, with garden educators Miss Kate and Miss Mindy.
Walking Club
Early access Walking Club for MEMBERS ONLY - Tuesday mornings at 9 a.m.
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Educational Programs
Programs for Adults
Courses at the garden cover a wide variety of topics. From floral design, to painting, to practicing wellness or learning about edible plants- There’s something for everyone! ADULT PROGRAMS RESUME JULY 1 AND ARE OPEN FOR REGISTRATION.
Programs for Groups
Find out about the opportunities available for your group, class, or scouting troop to explore our 100-acre outdoor learning laboratory. GROUP PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN CANCELED THROUGH JUNE 30.
Programs for Children and Families
Register today for hands-on, educational programming that is sure to bring a smile to you and your child. Engaging classes and camps are available at the garden year-round. YOUTH AND FAMILY PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN CANCELED THROUGH JUNE 30.
Summer Camps
Find out what we're doing to provide a safe, healthy and fun summer learning experience for your child! Summer Adventure Camps at Lauritzen Gardens provide an exciting and educational environment for children to explore science, nature and art. All-inclusive camps are offered in week-long, half-day and full-day formats, with certain camps available for purchase as single days. CAMPS START MAY 25, REGISTER NOW!
Birthday Parties at the Garden
Celebrate your child’s birthday with a nature-themed party at Lauritzen Gardens.
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