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Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden | Hours, Tickets, Information

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden


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Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden Hours

The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden welcomes visitors with the following operating hours:

  • Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Closed on Mondays

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden Tickets

The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden offers the following ticket prices:

  • Adults: $12

  • Seniors 65+: $11

  • Active Military: $11

  • Children 2-12: $9

  • Children 1 and under: Free

Trellis Café

The Trellis Café at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden offers a delightful dining experience with the following details:

  • Operating Hours: Open from Tuesday through Sunday, between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM, providing a perfect midday dining opportunity.

  • Plant-Based Menu: Enjoy a menu that focuses on plant-based options, perfect for those who appreciate a more sustainable and healthy approach to dining.

  • Menu Selection: Explore a variety of dishes including soups, pastas, salads, sandwiches, and delectable desserts. Additionally, the cafe offers a selection of beer and cocktails for those seeking refreshments.

Robert D. Ray Asian Garden

The Robert D. Ray Asian Garden, located at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, is a tranquil space dedicated to honoring Asian Americans in Iowa. This garden spans over 2 acres along the Des Moines River and features a striking 37-foot-tall Chinese pavilion. It serves as a serene and culturally significant area for reflection and appreciation, offering visitors a unique connection to Asian heritage in the heart of Des Moines.

Garden Shop

The Garden Shop at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden is a treasure trove of items to enhance your visit and bring a touch of nature into your life. Here, you can find a variety of products, including:

  • Kitchen Items: Discover kitchen essentials and unique items to add a botanical touch to your cooking and dining experiences.

  • Home Goods: Explore an array of home décor and goods inspired by the natural world.

  • Home Fragrance: Find scents that evoke the essence of the garden and infuse your living spaces with refreshing aromas.

  • Jewelry and Accessories: Adorn yourself with nature-inspired jewelry and accessories that reflect the garden's beauty.

  • Books and Stationery: Browse through a selection of books and stationery items that celebrate botanical wonders and provide educational resources.

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