Visit Lurie Garden

Everyone is welcome to visit the garden free of charge. Come see this beautiful oasis in Millennium Park!

Hours: 6am – 11pm* everyday
Location: Southeastern end of Millennium Park in Chicago, IL

*Temporary garden closures/cancellations:

Due to very large crowds expected for events near the garden, we will be closed during the following dates and times:

  • Sunday, October 9, 6 am-noon – Chicago Marathon

Have questions or thoughts to share?

Send us a message or give us a call at (312) 228-1004 (Monday – Friday, 8am – 3pm)

Lurie Garden
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 228-1004
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Free Tours

Guided walks in Lurie Garden take place each Thursday, Friday, and Sunday from May 12, 2016 – September 23, 2016. Tours highlight elements of the Garden’s design, its plant life and how this applies to your home garden. Tours are available during the following times:
Thursdays & Fridays: 11am – 1:15pm
Sundays: 11am – 2:15pm

Individual tours can take between 5 – 25 minutes, depending on the amount of time you may have available. All tours are drop-in, first come/first serve and do not require registration or a fee. Tours meet at the white tour tent located at the south end of the garden’s central boardwalk. Typically, these tours can accommodate 5-8 people. For larger groups, private tours can be arranged by sending us a message.

Lurie Garden Free Programming

Registration for Lurie Garden Programs is now open! Lurie Garden’s unique programs are designed to inspire individuals and families of all ages to learn about and enjoy the natural world.

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