Bringing books to life one garden at a time.


Hop aboard the magic school bus. Meet the three bears. Dig for dinosaur bones.

Bookworm Gardens is a vibrant, playful botanic garden located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and inspired by children's literature, the natural world, and the imagination.

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Grow your family's story at Bookworm Gardens. Learn more about summer camp for children, classes and tours for adults, and field trips for student groups.



Bookworm Selected for special exhibition

Bookworm Gardens has been selected as a participant in a special exhibition on the National Mall at the US Botanic Garden in 2019. The exhibit will feature one of our most popular garden books - The Magic School Bus! Read the press release or click below to get involved!

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Thank you for a wonderful season!

Bookworm Gardens is open to the general public May 1 - October 31. We thank you for a wonderful 2018 season and look forward to seeing you on May 1, 2019!

Photo by Whitney Morales Photography

Photo by Whitney Morales Photography

Summer internships available

We’re growing our seasonal team! College, Graduate School + Postgraduate Applicants: join us as a Summer Education Intern. Assist with summer camps, field trips, and public programs for a variety of audiences while you help us continue our mission.

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