On March 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Myriad Botanical Gardens is offering FREE admission to the Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory in celebration of its 35th anniversary. General admission is regularly $10.50, with discounts for seniors, members of the armed forces, children, and students.

The public was welcomed to the Gardens and Crystal Bridge Conservatory on March 25, 1988, thanks to the visionary leadership of Dean A. McGee, James R. Tolbert, and others. For a thorough history timeline, visit www.myriadgardens.org/history

Guests will appreciate the newly renovated Conservatory's attractive new features, including its accessible space, new plant collections, overlook terraces, and a new waterfall feature. With updated interpretive signage, they will also find it easier to learn about the tropical plants. The Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory was closed from April 2021 until November 2022. 

Merchandise from the new Myriad Gift Shop reflect the Gardens' goals of horticultural education and conservation. It is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday through Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Change to Weekday Hours starting Feb. 27

The Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory‘s hours will change to Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with an hour earlier closing time on weekdays due to renovation projects. This change will take effect Monday, February 27. The projects are expected to take two months. The Visitor Lobby, Art Gallery, and Gardens Gift Shop will be open during regular business hours, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free and open to the public, Myriad Botanical Gardens provides 15 acres of ornamental gardens and grounds that include a children’s garden and carousel, native prairie garden, shade gardens, tree and shrub collections, lake with terraced gardens and a diverse collection of ornamental flowering perennials and grasses. 

The grounds also feature The Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory, home to hundreds of tropical and desert plants. The Gardens is managed by Myriad Gardens Foundation, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that partners with corporate and community groups to enhance the educational, aesthetic, cultural and economic development of Oklahoma City.