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The Gardens

Gardens hours

Dawn to dusk
Sunday through Saturday
March through November

Quinlan Visitor Center

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday
March through November


The Conservatory is currently closed for renovations.


Free admission
Free parking

Kansas State University Gardens
Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources
2021 Throckmorton Ctr
1712 Claflin Road
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6949 fax

1500 Denison Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66506


We are pleased to provide tours of The Gardens and facility including a brief history, walking tour of collections and specialty gardens, plans for the future and fielding of questions. Tours can be modified to address the group's needs, interests, and time limits.

Activities for youth tours are available.

Please give approximately one week's notice to schedule tours.

Tour K-State and The Gardens

To make arrangements for a tour of the Kansas State University campus, with a visit to The Gardens, contact:

Campus Visits
Kansas State University
Office of Special Tours

Tour The Gardens

To make arrangements for a tour of the Kansas State University Gardens (only) contact:

The Gardens at Kansas State University

Please note that funding for The Gardens is very limited. The continued growth and maintenance depend on the kindness and generosity of others. Therefore, a donation of $2.00 per person with a minimum of $15.00 for a group for the tour is greatly appreciated.