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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden

  • Entry signage
    Passing through the main butterfly gates, you’ve entered the Children’s Adventure Garden. Cool off in the timed fountains and get the first aerial view of the entire garden. A welcoming orientation area, our Entry Plaza is large enough to comfortably accommodate 200 people.

Named Gardens

Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden

The Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden was designed to connect children with nature. Education is a central focus of our mission, which is why we are delighted to be able to teach life and Earth science to both school children and their teachers as well as families.

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Highlights

  • Daily science labs in the Exploration Center
  • Conifers: The Life of Trees temporary exhibition (until 12.31.19)
  • Omni Outlook, sponsored by Thomson Reuters: Daily world weather talks in the OmniGlobe
  • Incredible Edible Garden
  • Texas Native Wetlands
  • Energy Island
  • 17 indoor/outdoor galleries
  • 150 interactive science games
  • Water features throughout and over 8000 sq. ft. of misters

This week’s activities

  • Learn More about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Make sure Santa knows what you want for Christmas! Come to our letter-writing workshop to write your letter to Santa. You’ll receive special paper, pens, stickers; everything you would need to catch Santa’s attention. We may even have some of Santa’s helpers stop by with some inside tips!
    More Details about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Monday, December 16 at
  • Learn More about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Entry Plaza

    Free with paid Children’s Adventure Garden admission –As you explore the Children’s Adventure Garden, be on the lookout for Santa’s helpers, like a frog on a log, a deer right here, a fox in the rocks, a squirrel on a whirl, an owl on a trowel, or a bobcat in a hat. Take a picture with four (4) of Santa’s helpers and then bring your pictures to the Exploration Center to redeem a prize.
    More Details about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Monday, December 16 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
    More Details about Little Adventurers Activities

    Little Adventurers Activities

    Monday, December 16 at
  • Learn More about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Entry Plaza

    Free with paid Children’s Adventure Garden admission –As you explore the Children’s Adventure Garden, be on the lookout for Santa’s helpers, like a frog on a log, a deer right here, a fox in the rocks, a squirrel on a whirl, an owl on a trowel, or a bobcat in a hat. Take a picture with four (4) of Santa’s helpers and then bring your pictures to the Exploration Center to redeem a prize.
    More Details about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Tuesday, December 17 at
  • Learn More about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Make sure Santa knows what you want for Christmas! Come to our letter-writing workshop to write your letter to Santa. You’ll receive special paper, pens, stickers; everything you would need to catch Santa’s attention. We may even have some of Santa’s helpers stop by with some inside tips!
    More Details about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Tuesday, December 17 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
    More Details about Little Adventurers Activities

    Little Adventurers Activities

    Tuesday, December 17 at
  • Learn More about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Make sure Santa knows what you want for Christmas! Come to our letter-writing workshop to write your letter to Santa. You’ll receive special paper, pens, stickers; everything you would need to catch Santa’s attention. We may even have some of Santa’s helpers stop by with some inside tips!
    More Details about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Wednesday, December 18 at
  • Learn More about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Entry Plaza

    Free with paid Children’s Adventure Garden admission –As you explore the Children’s Adventure Garden, be on the lookout for Santa’s helpers, like a frog on a log, a deer right here, a fox in the rocks, a squirrel on a whirl, an owl on a trowel, or a bobcat in a hat. Take a picture with four (4) of Santa’s helpers and then bring your pictures to the Exploration Center to redeem a prize.
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    Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Wednesday, December 18 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
    More Details about Little Adventurers Activities

    Little Adventurers Activities

    Wednesday, December 18 at
  • Learn More about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Make sure Santa knows what you want for Christmas! Come to our letter-writing workshop to write your letter to Santa. You’ll receive special paper, pens, stickers; everything you would need to catch Santa’s attention. We may even have some of Santa’s helpers stop by with some inside tips!
    More Details about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Thursday, December 19 at
  • Learn More about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Entry Plaza

    Free with paid Children’s Adventure Garden admission –As you explore the Children’s Adventure Garden, be on the lookout for Santa’s helpers, like a frog on a log, a deer right here, a fox in the rocks, a squirrel on a whirl, an owl on a trowel, or a bobcat in a hat. Take a picture with four (4) of Santa’s helpers and then bring your pictures to the Exploration Center to redeem a prize.
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    Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Thursday, December 19 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
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    Little Adventurers Activities

    Thursday, December 19 at
  • Learn More about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Entry Plaza

    Free with paid Children’s Adventure Garden admission –As you explore the Children’s Adventure Garden, be on the lookout for Santa’s helpers, like a frog on a log, a deer right here, a fox in the rocks, a squirrel on a whirl, an owl on a trowel, or a bobcat in a hat. Take a picture with four (4) of Santa’s helpers and then bring your pictures to the Exploration Center to redeem a prize.
    More Details about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Friday, December 20 at
  • Learn More about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Make sure Santa knows what you want for Christmas! Come to our letter-writing workshop to write your letter to Santa. You’ll receive special paper, pens, stickers; everything you would need to catch Santa’s attention. We may even have some of Santa’s helpers stop by with some inside tips!
    More Details about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Friday, December 20 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
    More Details about Little Adventurers Activities

    Little Adventurers Activities

    Friday, December 20 at
  • Learn More about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Entry Plaza

    Free with paid Children’s Adventure Garden admission –As you explore the Children’s Adventure Garden, be on the lookout for Santa’s helpers, like a frog on a log, a deer right here, a fox in the rocks, a squirrel on a whirl, an owl on a trowel, or a bobcat in a hat. Take a picture with four (4) of Santa’s helpers and then bring your pictures to the Exploration Center to redeem a prize.
    More Details about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Saturday, December 21 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
    More Details about Little Adventurers Activities

    Little Adventurers Activities

    Saturday, December 21 at
  • Learn More about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Entry Plaza

    Free with paid Children’s Adventure Garden admission –As you explore the Children’s Adventure Garden, be on the lookout for Santa’s helpers, like a frog on a log, a deer right here, a fox in the rocks, a squirrel on a whirl, an owl on a trowel, or a bobcat in a hat. Take a picture with four (4) of Santa’s helpers and then bring your pictures to the Exploration Center to redeem a prize.
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    Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Sunday, December 22 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
    More Details about Little Adventurers Activities

    Little Adventurers Activities

    Sunday, December 22 at
  • Learn More about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Make sure Santa knows what you want for Christmas! Come to our letter-writing workshop to write your letter to Santa. You’ll receive special paper, pens, stickers; everything you would need to catch Santa’s attention. We may even have some of Santa’s helpers stop by with some inside tips!
    More Details about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Monday, December 23 at
  • Learn More about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Entry Plaza

    Free with paid Children’s Adventure Garden admission –As you explore the Children’s Adventure Garden, be on the lookout for Santa’s helpers, like a frog on a log, a deer right here, a fox in the rocks, a squirrel on a whirl, an owl on a trowel, or a bobcat in a hat. Take a picture with four (4) of Santa’s helpers and then bring your pictures to the Exploration Center to redeem a prize.
    More Details about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Monday, December 23 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
    More Details about Little Adventurers Activities

    Little Adventurers Activities

    Monday, December 23 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Monday, December 23 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Monday, December 23 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Monday, December 23 at
  • Learn More about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Make sure Santa knows what you want for Christmas! Come to our letter-writing workshop to write your letter to Santa. You’ll receive special paper, pens, stickers; everything you would need to catch Santa’s attention. We may even have some of Santa’s helpers stop by with some inside tips!
    More Details about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Tuesday, December 24 at
  • Learn More about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Entry Plaza

    Free with paid Children’s Adventure Garden admission –As you explore the Children’s Adventure Garden, be on the lookout for Santa’s helpers, like a frog on a log, a deer right here, a fox in the rocks, a squirrel on a whirl, an owl on a trowel, or a bobcat in a hat. Take a picture with four (4) of Santa’s helpers and then bring your pictures to the Exploration Center to redeem a prize.
    More Details about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Tuesday, December 24 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
    More Details about Little Adventurers Activities

    Little Adventurers Activities

    Tuesday, December 24 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Tuesday, December 24 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Tuesday, December 24 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Tuesday, December 24 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
    More Details about Little Adventurers Activities

    Little Adventurers Activities

    Thursday, December 26 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Thursday, December 26 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Thursday, December 26 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
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    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Thursday, December 26 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
    More Details about Little Adventurers Activities

    Little Adventurers Activities

    Friday, December 27 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Friday, December 27 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
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    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Friday, December 27 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
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    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Friday, December 27 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
    More Details about Little Adventurers Activities

    Little Adventurers Activities

    Saturday, December 28 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Saturday, December 28 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Saturday, December 28 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
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    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Saturday, December 28 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
    More Details about Little Adventurers Activities

    Little Adventurers Activities

    Sunday, December 29 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Sunday, December 29 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
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    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Sunday, December 29 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
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    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Sunday, December 29 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
    More Details about Little Adventurers Activities

    Little Adventurers Activities

    Monday, December 30 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Monday, December 30 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Monday, December 30 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
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    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Monday, December 30 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
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    Little Adventurers Activities

    Tuesday, December 31 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
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    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Tuesday, December 31 at
  • Learn More about Happy “Noon” Year’s Eve!

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Celebrate New Year’s with us at the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden!
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    Happy “Noon” Year’s Eve!

    Tuesday, December 31 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Tuesday, December 31 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
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    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Tuesday, December 31 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
    More Details about Little Adventurers Activities

    Little Adventurers Activities

    Saturday, February 29, 2020 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
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    Little Adventurers Activities

    Sunday, March 1, 2020 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
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    Little Adventurers Activities

    Monday, March 2, 2020 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
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    Little Adventurers Activities

    Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
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    Little Adventurers Activities

    Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
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    Little Adventurers Activities

    Thursday, March 5, 2020 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
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    Little Adventurers Activities

    Friday, March 6, 2020 at
  • Learn More about Little Adventurers Activities

    Located at Childrens Garden – First Adventure

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
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    Little Adventurers Activities

    Saturday, March 7, 2020 at
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  • Learn More about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Entry Plaza

    Free with paid Children’s Adventure Garden admission –As you explore the Children’s Adventure Garden, be on the lookout for Santa’s helpers, like a frog on a log, a deer right here, a fox in the rocks, a squirrel on a whirl, an owl on a trowel, or a bobcat in a hat. Take a picture with four (4) of Santa’s helpers and then bring your pictures to the Exploration Center to redeem a prize.
    More Details about Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers (All Ages)

    Sunday, December 15 at
  • Learn More about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Located at Childrens Garden – Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden admission – Make sure Santa knows what you want for Christmas! Come to our letter-writing workshop to write your letter to Santa. You’ll receive special paper, pens, stickers; everything you would need to catch Santa’s attention. We may even have some of Santa’s helpers stop by with some inside tips!
    More Details about Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Letter Writing to Santa (All Ages)

    Monday, December 16 at
  • Learn More about Creative Corner: Oh What Fun!

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Creating crafts is sure to spread some Christmas cheer!
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    Creative Corner: Oh What Fun!

    Sunday, December 15 at
  • Learn More about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Bring your young scientists for a week filled with scientific fun!
    More Details about Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Extravaganza Week (Ages 6+)

    Monday, December 23 at
  • Learn More about Happy “Noon” Year’s Eve!

    Located at Exploration Center

    Free with paid Children’s Garden Admission – Celebrate New Year’s with us at the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden!
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    Happy “Noon” Year’s Eve!

    Tuesday, December 31 at
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Learn more about the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden

Daily Programming is designed to inspire young minds to explore a world of educational adventure!

 

Other Accolades

  • Thea Award recipient for Outstanding Achievement as a Science/Discovery Garden.
  • Certified as a Wildlife Habitat with the National Wildlife Federation.
  • A certified Monarch Waystation
  • A Texas Aquatic Science certified field site

The Dallas Arboretum’s Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden is a truly spectacular addition to this community—brilliantly conceived and beautifully executed. Kids of all ages will have an engaging and entertaining experience, all while learning more about the wonders of our planet.

– Boyd Matson, Host, National Geographic Weekend

I’m excited about the hands-on learning experience that the next generation of geologists and engineers will have in the Energy Learning Center. Challenging young minds is the way we will adapt to the future energy demands.

– Dr. Gerald Turner, President of Southern Methodist University

Sponsors

Thompson Reuters
Comerica
Central Market
Ernst & Young
outdoor conopy of trees with architectural skywalk

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With so many paths to take, visiting the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden is one of the most intriguing ways in all of Dallas to spend a day outdoors with children.