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Urban Oasis

The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden can be both an entertaining and educational experience for you, your friends, family. The Botanical Garden has an established reputation as a dynamic, innovative, cultural institution that pushes horticultural boundaries. This true downtown urban oasis delivers an engaging green space to explore, a high-quality guest experience offering educational programming, signature events, and community outreach. Be sure to visit the Botanical Garden in each season to find yourself immersed in a variety of beautiful gardens made possible by biodiversity from around the globe.

Art and Sculpture

Art and Sculpture

Conservatory & Indoor Gardens

Conservatory and Indoor Gardens

Corpse Flower

Corpse Flower

Plant Collections

Plant Collections

Founders Garden

Founders Garden

Hillside Garden

Hillside Garden

Koehn Garden

Koehn Garden

Lauridsen Savanna

Lauridsen Savanna

Meredith Terraces

Meredith Terraces

Principal Belevedere

Principal Belvedere

Robert D. Ray Asian Garden

Robert D. Ray Asian Garden

Ruan Allee

Ruan Allee

Ruan Reflection Garden

Ruan Reflection Garden

The Dorothy and Max Rutledge Conifer Garden

The Dorothy and Max Rutledge Conifer Garden

The EMC Insurance Companies Entry Garden

The EMC Insurance Companies Entry Garden

Water Garden

The Water Garden

Wells Fargo Rose Garden

Wells Fargo Rose Garden

Nature Play

Nature Play

Hiller Rain Garden

Hiller Rain Garden

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