Surround yourself with nature in an outdoor setting that inspires the mind & energizes the soul.
A visit to Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford, Illinois provides an unforgettable experience for guests of all ages.
GARDEN OPEN DAILY
May 1- October 31
Mon-Fri: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat & Sun: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
DAILY ADMISSION RATES
Seniors (62+) $8.50
Children 5 Y.O. & Under Free
FRESCO at THE GARDEN
Serving breakfast & lunch daily
FRESCO IS OPEN DAILY, YEAR-ROUND
Reservations Available: 815.316.2256
Mon – Fri: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sat & Sun: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Anderson Japanese Gardens is recognized as one of the premier Japanese gardens in North America. Your membership provides vital financial support that helps us maintain the Garden to world-class quality standards and to offer first-class cultural programming and special events.
Donation Day is the third Thursday of each month. Admission fees are waived thanks to the generous support from BMO Harris Bank. In lieu of admission, guests are encouraged to make donations to help maintain the Garden to world-class quality standards.Find out more »
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