Lauritzen Gardens

100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE - 68108

Type: Parks
(402) 346-4002

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Lauritzen Gardens, also known as Omaha's Botanical Center, is a beautiful 100-acre public garden located in the heart of Omaha, Nebraska. This urban oasis offers a tranquil escape year-round with its meticulously designed landscapes, vibrant plant collections, and a variety of themed gardens. The gardens are a haven for plant enthusiasts, families, and anyone seeking a peaceful retreat amidst nature.

Among the many highlights of Lauritzen Gardens is the Victorian Garden, which showcases traditional 19th-century gardening styles with lush floral displays and ornamental features. The Rose Garden boasts over 2,000 roses in stunning colors and varieties. The Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary is another visitor favorite, featuring diverse trees and shrubs and providing a habitat for local wildlife. The Japanese Garden, with its serene ponds, bridges, and authentic Japanese architecture, offers a meditative space that reflects the beauty of Japanese design principles.

In addition to its outdoor spaces, Lauritzen Gardens includes a 32,000-square-foot visitor and education center. This facility houses the Floral Display Hall, where rotating exhibits highlight seasonal plants and flowers. The Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory is another key attraction, featuring tropical and temperate plant collections in a stunning glass structure. Throughout the year, Lauritzen Gardens hosts a variety of events, workshops, and educational programs for all ages. The garden's commitment to conservation and education makes it not only a beautiful destination but also a vital resource for learning about horticulture and environmental stewardship.

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