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MSU Horticulture Gardens

1066 Bogue St.
A288 Plant & Soil Sciences Bldg.
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 355-0443
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The MSU Horticulture Gardens are actually a family of three gardens: The 4-H Children's Garden is designed especially for children, and is completely handicap accessible. This delightful garden features over 55 themed gardens including the Pizza Garden, Peter Rabbit Herb Garden, Butterfly Garden and ABC Garden. You can also enjoy the Tree House, Creation Station, Amphitheater, Monet Bridge, and the Dance Chimes. There is also an Indoor 4-H Children's Garden with an additional 20 theme gardens where during March and April we host "Butterflies in the Garden." School programs are offered all year long and there is a full schedule of family programs during the summer.

  • Credit Cards Accepted:
    • MC, V, AE
  • Banquet/Meeting Facilities:
  • Free WiFi:
  • Handicapped Access/ADA Compliant:
  • Entertainment:
  • Hours of Operation: All of the gardens are open April through October, dawn to dusk. Metered parking Mon.–Fri. 6 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Outside Catering Allowed:
  • Establish Date: 1993
  • Admission Price: Free to visit, rentals available for private events
  • Accommodate Groups:
  • Restrooms:
  • Size (in acres): 14
  • Special Events:
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Description The Horticulture Gardens of MSU offer a unique, beautiful location for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. In fact, they are recognized as one of the most charming and romantic locations in Lansing! The Horticulture Gardens is also a great location to host your next baby shower, bridal shower, graduation party, banquet, or other events. The possibilities are limitless!
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • Reception Capacity 400
  • Space Notes Map is attached. Equipment rentals are available. Catering must be licensed. Has electricity, wifi, and space for up to 400 outdoors (tents). Contact us for a quote at
  • Outdoor Venue Capacity 400
  • Outdoor Venue true
North Garden-Conservatory
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1800
  • Width: 36
  • Length: 50
  • Height: 20
  • Banquet Capacity: 175
South Garden
  • Reception Capacity: 185
  • Reception Capacity: 400
North Garden-Conservatory
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1800
  • Width: 36
  • Length: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 175
North Garden (outdoor only)
  • Theater Capacity: 225
  • Banquet Capacity: 80
  • Reception Capacity: 125