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Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center | Hours, Tours, Tickets

Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center


5 Things You Need To Know

Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center Hours

Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha operates with the following daily hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

This schedule provides visitors with ample time to explore the stunning botanical center and its beautiful gardens and exhibits.

Admission & Tickets

Lauritzen Gardens Omaha offers a straightforward ticket pricing policy:

Adult: $15

Child (ages 3-12): $9

Children 2 and under: Free

Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. It's a great opportunity for visitors of all ages to enjoy the beauty of the gardens, and children 2 and under can explore for free.

Gift Shop & Dining

Visitors to Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha can enjoy convenient access to both the gift shop and dining options:

Gift Shop: The gift shop is open throughout all the hours when the garden is open, allowing you to browse and purchase botanical-themed souvenirs, gifts, and more at your convenience.

ConAgra Café: The ConAgra Café offers dining options and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It's a great place to enjoy a meal during your visit.

J's Coffee: If you're looking for a coffee fix or a light snack, J's Coffee is open daily from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., providing visitors with a refreshing beverage or a quick bite to eat.

Tram Tours

Lauritzen Gardens offers tram tours from May through October, weather permitting. Here are the details:

Duration: The tram tour lasts for 50 minutes.

Cost: It's $5 per person to join the tram tour.

Monday through Thursday: Tram tours are scheduled at 9:30, 10:30, and 11:30 a.m., as well as 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 p.m.

Monday and Tuesday evenings (May 15 - September 12): Additional trams are available at 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30 p.m.

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays: Tram tours run every half hour from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bright Nights

Experience the enchanting Bright Nights event:

Dates: Nov 18-19, 22, 24-26, Dec 1-3, 8-23, 26-30

Regular admission: $15 (13+), $9 (3-12)

Value Dates: Nov 22, Dec 11-14

Admission: $12 (13+), $6 (3-12)

S'mores Kits Available

Event Hours: 5-8 p.m.

Extended Hours: Dec 8, 15 & 22 until 9 p.m. with bar service for 21+.

Other Nearby Attractions


Henry Doorly Zoo


Old Market


Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge


Eppley Airfield

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