Bookworm Gardens is a vibrant, playful garden
that enhances children's literature, the natural world, and the imagination.
The two acre garden offers the young and young at heart the opportunity
for free, unstructured play in a beautiful and secure environment.
Plan Your Visit
May 1-October 31
Tuesday and Thursday evenings open until 8PM from
June 15--August 31
Address: 1415 Campus Dr.
Sheboygan, WI 53081
There is NO admission fee to enter the gardens. Please consider making a generous donation to help us defray our expenses!
Due to the overwhelming popularity of Bookworm Gardens, formal groups of 15 or more adults are required to have a reservation with a suggested donation amount of $5/person. Reservations are accepted based on availability.
Non-family groups with 10 or more children are required to schedule a program through the Education Department.
Become a Member!
Help to keep the gates open
and enjoy exclusive benefits.
Click here to find out how!
We've just released the dates for our 2015 season events! See them all HERE!
Upcoming Events in June
Friday, June 12 Bedtime Stories 6:00pm – 8:00pm A very special evening program where everyone is invited to come in their pajamas. Storytellers will be throughout the gardens sharing their favorite bedtime stories! Cookies and milk will be served in the Secret Garden. There is no charge for this activity.
Saturday, June 20 Ladybug Picnic 10am – 2pm A garden favorite returns! It’s time for investigation stations, crafts, storytimes, and ladybug releases! FEE: $3 per person, Members FREE!
Saturday, June 20 Plant A Book A perennial favorite reblooms! 10am-2pm Vote on your favorite planter inspired by a children’s book. Better yet, enter the competition yourself! Child, adult, and family entries welcome. Click HERE for information. Click HERE for a registration form.
"I wish I could give this a 6 out of 5! Bookworm Gardens is exactly what's right with the world. It's peaceful, whimsical, educational, imaginative, thoughtful and so perfect for families to spend a few hours exploring, reading and bonding." - Trip Advisor
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Business sponsors help us to pay our expenses, and your corporate logo will be seen by thousands. Click here to find out how!!