Lauritzen Gardens

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United States of America - Nebraska - Omaha

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Lauritzen Gardens

Lauritzen Gardens is a living museum of unique four-season plant displays, maintained to the highest standards consistent with environmental stewardship. It will provide memorable educational and aesthetic experiences for all.

Main Address:
Lauritzen Gardens
Omaha's Botanical Center
100 Bancroft Street
Nebraska 68108 United States of America

Telephone: (402) 346-4002
Fax: (402) 346-8948
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: John Newman, Executive Director
    Curator's Name: Jim Locklear, Director of Conservation
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Trenton Erickson

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 2001
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 40 Hectares
    Latitude: 41.2343290
    Longitude: -95.9171300
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 190000
    Number of Volunteers: 250

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes