Etiquette at Meijer Gardens

Etiquette at Meijer Gardens

Please be courteous.

For the safety and enjoyment of all visitors and to protect the beauty of Meijer Gardens, please observe the following during your visit:

  • Stay on the pathways and mowed lawn areas.
  • Only select sculptures in the Children's Garden and Nina Akamu's The American Horse may be touched—please do not touch any other sculptures.
  • Do not climb sculptures, trees, walls, fountains, rocks or waterfalls.
  • Do not wade or swim in ponds or streams.
  • Supervise children at all times.
  • Picnicking in designated pavilion areas only. 
  • Pets are not allowed. Guide/service dogs are welcome.
  • Do not feed or handle wildlife.
  • No bicycling, rollerblading, jogging, skiing, etc. 
  • Shoes and shirts must be worn at all times.
  • No smoking—we are a smoke-free environment.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the sculpture galleries, gift shop or indoor gardens.
  • Photography for personal use may be taken in all public areas except in sculpture galleries or during temporary sculpture exhibitions (unless noted otherwise). Read our complete photo policy.