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Take a Behind the Scenes Auto Tour

See the great cars that aren't on display! Join the next Behind the Scenes Auto Tour: Saturday, July 12. Register now!
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Group Visits

Bring your group to Heritage this summer! Contact Group Sales to book your outing today.  
Junior Gardening

The Shop at Heritage

Summer is the perfect time for children to be outside and learn about nature and gardens. Learn more about Seedling Gifts, now available at The Shop at Heritage.
Sundial Garden

What’s In Bloom

July means the gardens are in full bloom. Daylilies, cannas, dogwoods, and peonies are just a few of the gorgeous sights to see at Heritage right now!

It is always a pleasure to speak with visitor services [staff]. We are blessed to have Heritage Museums & Gardens so accessible.

  • Upcoming Events

    Jul
    12
    Sat
    11:00 am Behind the Scenes Auto Tour @ Automobile Gallery
    Behind the Scenes Auto Tour @ Automobile Gallery
    Jul 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Go behind the scenes with curator Jennifer Madden for a tour of our antique auto collection storage. Jennifer will share little-known facts and stories about the twenty cars in this area, while participants have the opportunity to closely examine the vehicles. Participants will also learn how the collection was formed, the original purchase price of each vehicle, the work that goes into maintaining this world-class collection, and the ins and outs of moving the cars and preparing them for exhibit.  Advance registration is recommended as space is limited. Register Online Now
    Jul
    15
    Tue
    9:00 am Summer Museum Adventures- Half D... @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Summer Museum Adventures- Half D... @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Children 4 to 7 have a great Adventure at Heritage. Parents may enroll children by the week or save money and enroll in the full five weeks at a discounted price.  Museum Adventures focuses on a new theme each week and every day will be filled with fun activities including science experiments, games, scavenger hunts, art projects, and outdoor discovery.  Adventurers will enjoy visits to Hidden Hollow, exhibits and the beautiful gardens.  Our professional museum educators and teachers lead the fun. New this year:  Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week and participants can register by the week. Half Day- 9am-12pm or Full Day- 9am-3pm options Register Now: All Sessions: 4-5 year olds All Sessions: 6-7 year olds Week 1 (July 15, 16, 17):  Wicked Cool Plants Session 1:  4-5 year olds Session 2:  6-7 year olds Activities related to the new Wicked Plants exhibit and HMG gardens and grounds Discover bizarre plant behaviors, learn how plants protect themselves, build a window garden, complete a plant scavenger hunt, create plant art, become a botanist and study the different parts of plants and what they need to grow.   Week 2 (July 22, 23, 24):  Weird Science Session 3:  4-5 year olds Session 4:  6-7 year olds Activities related to Hidden Hollow’s July theme:  Nature Collections, the Wicked Plants exhibit, and the Automobile Gallery Unlock your inner mad scientist and make slime, solve a mystery, create an invention, learn about the classification system used by scientists and start your own nature collection.   Week 3 (July 29, 30, 31):  Backyard Bugs Session 5:  4-5 year olds Session 6:  6-7 year olds Activities related to the  Big Bugs outdoor sculptures and HMG gardens and grounds Become an entomologist and learn about beneficial bugs, search for pollinators on a bug hunt, build a bug house for your garden at home, act out Aesop’s famous fable and discover how a grasshopper chirps and the amount an ant can carry.   Week 4 (August 5, 6, 7):  Tree-mendous Trees Session 7:  4-5 year olds Session 8:  6-7 year olds Activities related to Hidden Hollow’s August theme: Trees  and HMG grounds Create tree art, find out how to measure a tree, discover the ways trees are used by people and animals, learn the parts of a tree and how they grow, find prehistoric trees on the grounds, identify trees by their leaves or needles, and plant a tree at Heritage.   Week 5 (August 12, 13, 14):  Outdoor Engineers Session 9:  4-5 year olds Session 10:  6-7 year olds Activities related to Hidden Hollow, HMG gardens and grounds, and Big Bugs exhibit Discover ways animals and people construct in nature, create a bug village, design a spider web catcher and other animal homes, make fairy treehouses, build nature sculptures and complete engineering challenges.   Members get to sign up first and they receive a large discount- renew your membership today!  For the best value, sign up for the full five weeks. Fees: Regular Registration beginning April 1 for both Members and Non Members Member Half Day Program:               $95/week or $450 for all five weeks Member Full Day Program:                $190/week or $900 for all five weeks Non Member Half Day Program:       $105/week or $500 for all five weeks Non Member Full Day Program:        $210/week or $1000 for all five weeks
    Jul
    16
    Wed
    9:00 am Summer Museum Adventures- Half D... @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Summer Museum Adventures- Half D... @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Children 4 to 7 have a great Adventure at Heritage. Parents may enroll children by the week or save money and enroll in the full five weeks at a discounted price.  Museum Adventures focuses on a new theme each week and every day will be filled with fun activities including science experiments, games, scavenger hunts, art projects, and outdoor discovery.  Adventurers will enjoy visits to Hidden Hollow, exhibits and the beautiful gardens.  Our professional museum educators and teachers lead the fun. New this year:  Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week and participants can register by the week. Half Day- 9am-12pm or Full Day- 9am-3pm options Register Now: All Sessions: 4-5 year olds All Sessions: 6-7 year olds Week 1 (July 15, 16, 17):  Wicked Cool Plants Session 1:  4-5 year olds Session 2:  6-7 year olds Activities related to the new Wicked Plants exhibit and HMG gardens and grounds Discover bizarre plant behaviors, learn how plants protect themselves, build a window garden, complete a plant scavenger hunt, create plant art, become a botanist and study the different parts of plants and what they need to grow.   Week 2 (July 22, 23, 24):  Weird Science Session 3:  4-5 year olds Session 4:  6-7 year olds Activities related to Hidden Hollow’s July theme:  Nature Collections, the Wicked Plants exhibit, and the Automobile Gallery Unlock your inner mad scientist and make slime, solve a mystery, create an invention, learn about the classification system used by scientists and start your own nature collection.   Week 3 (July 29, 30, 31):  Backyard Bugs Session 5:  4-5 year olds Session 6:  6-7 year olds Activities related to the  Big Bugs outdoor sculptures and HMG gardens and grounds Become an entomologist and learn about beneficial bugs, search for pollinators on a bug hunt, build a bug house for your garden at home, act out Aesop’s famous fable and discover how a grasshopper chirps and the amount an ant can carry.   Week 4 (August 5, 6, 7):  Tree-mendous Trees Session 7:  4-5 year olds Session 8:  6-7 year olds Activities related to Hidden Hollow’s August theme: Trees  and HMG grounds Create tree art, find out how to measure a tree, discover the ways trees are used by people and animals, learn the parts of a tree and how they grow, find prehistoric trees on the grounds, identify trees by their leaves or needles, and plant a tree at Heritage.   Week 5 (August 12, 13, 14):  Outdoor Engineers Session 9:  4-5 year olds Session 10:  6-7 year olds Activities related to Hidden Hollow, HMG gardens and grounds, and Big Bugs exhibit Discover ways animals and people construct in nature, create a bug village, design a spider web catcher and other animal homes, make fairy treehouses, build nature sculptures and complete engineering challenges.   Members get to sign up first and they receive a large discount- renew your membership today!  For the best value, sign up for the full five weeks. Fees: Regular Registration beginning April 1 for both Members and Non Members Member Half Day Program:               $95/week or $450 for all five weeks Member Full Day Program:                $190/week or $900 for all five weeks Non Member Half Day Program:       $105/week or $500 for all five weeks Non Member Full Day Program:        $210/week or $1000 for all five weeks
    Jul
    17
    Thu
    9:00 am Summer Museum Adventures- Half D... @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Summer Museum Adventures- Half D... @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Children 4 to 7 have a great Adventure at Heritage. Parents may enroll children by the week or save money and enroll in the full five weeks at a discounted price.  Museum Adventures focuses on a new theme each week and every day will be filled with fun activities including science experiments, games, scavenger hunts, art projects, and outdoor discovery.  Adventurers will enjoy visits to Hidden Hollow, exhibits and the beautiful gardens.  Our professional museum educators and teachers lead the fun. New this year:  Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week and participants can register by the week. Half Day- 9am-12pm or Full Day- 9am-3pm options Register Now: All Sessions: 4-5 year olds All Sessions: 6-7 year olds Week 1 (July 15, 16, 17):  Wicked Cool Plants Session 1:  4-5 year olds Session 2:  6-7 year olds Activities related to the new Wicked Plants exhibit and HMG gardens and grounds Discover bizarre plant behaviors, learn how plants protect themselves, build a window garden, complete a plant scavenger hunt, create plant art, become a botanist and study the different parts of plants and what they need to grow.   Week 2 (July 22, 23, 24):  Weird Science Session 3:  4-5 year olds Session 4:  6-7 year olds Activities related to Hidden Hollow’s July theme:  Nature Collections, the Wicked Plants exhibit, and the Automobile Gallery Unlock your inner mad scientist and make slime, solve a mystery, create an invention, learn about the classification system used by scientists and start your own nature collection.   Week 3 (July 29, 30, 31):  Backyard Bugs Session 5:  4-5 year olds Session 6:  6-7 year olds Activities related to the  Big Bugs outdoor sculptures and HMG gardens and grounds Become an entomologist and learn about beneficial bugs, search for pollinators on a bug hunt, build a bug house for your garden at home, act out Aesop’s famous fable and discover how a grasshopper chirps and the amount an ant can carry.   Week 4 (August 5, 6, 7):  Tree-mendous Trees Session 7:  4-5 year olds Session 8:  6-7 year olds Activities related to Hidden Hollow’s August theme: Trees  and HMG grounds Create tree art, find out how to measure a tree, discover the ways trees are used by people and animals, learn the parts of a tree and how they grow, find prehistoric trees on the grounds, identify trees by their leaves or needles, and plant a tree at Heritage.   Week 5 (August 12, 13, 14):  Outdoor Engineers Session 9:  4-5 year olds Session 10:  6-7 year olds Activities related to Hidden Hollow, HMG gardens and grounds, and Big Bugs exhibit Discover ways animals and people construct in nature, create a bug village, design a spider web catcher and other animal homes, make fairy treehouses, build nature sculptures and complete engineering challenges.   Members get to sign up first and they receive a large discount- renew your membership today!  For the best value, sign up for the full five weeks. Fees: Regular Registration beginning April 1 for both Members and Non Members Member Half Day Program:               $95/week or $450 for all five weeks Member Full Day Program:                $190/week or $900 for all five weeks Non Member Half Day Program:       $105/week or $500 for all five weeks Non Member Full Day Program:        $210/week or $1000 for all five weeks

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