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4-H Children's Garden

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Address: East Lansing, MI
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+1 517-353-6692
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Children are the focus of this garden - they even helped in the planning of...

Children are the focus of this garden - they even helped in the planning of the 60 small, themed gardens.

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Don't skip this if you have the kids with you.

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 July 2016
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Cadillac, Michigan
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Cadillac, Michigan
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52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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.

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Thank cjb38
Michigan
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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135 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank NCfamily77
East Lansing, Michigan
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98 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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. It's fun to spin the ball and see how fast you can get it to... More 

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Haslett, Michigan
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259 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank 515any
East Lansing, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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!

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Thank Kegs23
east Lansing
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

I love this garden. When you first walk in, to the left is a cute little tree that children use as an umbrella. Along the path there are different food plants and flowers. And on one path, there is a gazebo like structure that has spider web looking rails going up the ramp...It's difficult to describe. There's a little dinosaur... More 

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Thank Marjie F
East Lansing, Michigan
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

The Children's Garden is a perfect place for a non gardener like me. Signs make it possible to recognize and learn about plants at Michigan State University, where the information is trustworthy. I love the variety of species in such a small area.l the

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Thank Betsy L
East Lansing, Michigan
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Excellent place to take the family. Walk around a while and then cross the street to the MSU dairy store for a cone!

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Thank passingonthrough
Lansing, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

The children's garden is a magical place to visit for children of all ages. Right nearby the horticultural gardens and the MSU dairy store for extra fun!

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Thank Stacy J

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