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4-H Children's Garden

East Lansing, MI
+1 517-353-6692
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Great for a walk-through.

Innovative and fun. Check out the programs available to children. Garden crew works hard at... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
Flowers, herbs and ice cream, oh my

Had to bribe kids with ice-cream to leave...great way to spend the morning seeing all types of... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
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Children are the focus of this garden - they even helped in the planning of the 60 small, themed gardens.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“all ages” (11 reviews)
“hedge maze” (4 reviews)
East Lansing, MI
+1 517-353-6692
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Innovative and fun. Check out the programs available to children. Garden crew works hard at providing new ideas.

Thank DayBreeze
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Had to bribe kids with ice-cream to leave...great way to spend the morning seeing all types of herbs, vegetables and flowers. I bit of a hike to the MSU Dairy Store, but the ice cream was to die for.

Thank Vivalarevolucion09
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I am a bit prejudice reviewing "The Children's Garden". My wife was the administrative assistant to the genius who conceived this magnificent space at Michigan State. I've been taking my grandchildren to "The Garden"for 15 years making memories. Both my children had wedding pictures taken...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 22 July 2016

tucked away near the greenhouses on campus is the children's garden. Open during the day for families, children. Has imaginative layout of flowers, a bridge, a treehouse, a maze, digging area and seating arena for classes. Free, but parking is metered.

Thank lizpahl
Reviewed 8 July 2016

An adorable educational garden. Many little sights scattered throughout. The small hedge maze is always fun and be sure to check out their programming. So much fun happening here.

Thank cjb38
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The gardens are beautifully done and so much fun. I would definitely come back here. My little getaway from the rest of the world.

Thank msu123
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Unless your kiddo likes plants/flowers, there's not a lot to do here. The maze is fine and the various gardens and things are nice. The price is right, but watch out for the parking cost!

Thank NCfamily77
Reviewed 6 March 2016

In good weather it's not unusual to see wedding parties and engaged couples having photos taken in this garden, which is a testament to it's beauty. There is a large granite ball in the center of the garden which sits in a pool of water....More

Thank Brianjazar
Reviewed 10 February 2016

A must do for kids and adults alike. All visitors and locals should visit many times each year. Except for parking it is time well spent.

Thank 515any
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This is one of several amazing a gardens on MSU's campus. It's great from spring through fall. It's a common venue for family photos, children photos and even engagement photos. The MSU Dairy Store is a short walk away. Go green!

Thank Kegs23
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