4-H Children's Garden

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Below is information about current events, location and hours. To register for any events or to get more information please email us at garden4h@msu.edu.

General Garden Information

The 4H Children’s Garden address is:

1066 Bogue Street, East Lansing, MI  48824

Garden Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday, sun up to sun down

There is a fee to park between 7:30am and 6:00pm (see below).

Saturday & Sunday, sun up to sun down

Free Parking

The garden is open to everyone to enjoy. More information is available at the garden entrance in the Creation Station.

Indoor Butterfly House Hours of Operation:

The indoor butterfly house is open until April 30, 2018.  Normal hours are: Monday-Friday 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Saturday and Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm. During spring break (April 2, 2018-April 6, 2018) weekday hours are Monday-Friday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.  The same parking rates apply as visiting the outdoor gardens.


The Horticulture Garden parking meters are a cash/credit system. Parking can be paid at the meter and the machines accept both credit and U.S. coins.

The charge for parking is $0.25 for eight minutes. There is a $1.80 minimum for credit card charges. All major credit cards accepted.

Weekend parking is free, except during Wharton Center events. In the case of a Wharton Center event, park behind the Plant & Soil Science Building for free.Parking fees help support the gardens.

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