Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden

Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden

Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden
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Friday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Sunday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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The Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden is the oldest attraction at the Springfield Botanical Gardens. The 7.5 acre, Mizumoto Japanese Stroll garden was created in 1985 and includes a large koi lake, moon bridge, meditation garden, tea house and traditional Japanese garden landscaping. The Stroll Garden is open seasonally, April -October. Hours of operation are Wed.-Sun. from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Closed Mon. and Tues. There is a small admission fee. Private tours and rentals available.
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John g
Springfield, MO138 contributions
Dec 2022
Visited the Christmas Stroll Gardens that are the Japanese gardens decked out in multitudes of lights.
Written 21 December 2022
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blueman66
Willow Springs, MO689 contributions
Dec 2022
all i can say is wow, we went to the christmas lights and it was awsome. i am glad we got there early cause when we left it was packed, but it was well worth it
Written 12 December 2022
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37sidneym
Springfield, MO208 contributions
Sep 2022
The festival that Springfield shares with a sister city from Japan is back. Covid lock down over. The place looks wonderful. Plenty of things to see for $12 admission. they offered several things to do for modest extra pricing. Even with a lot of people for event it was peaceful to stroll and enjoy a Japanese garden with pond, fish and plants.
Written 17 September 2022
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William H
Arlington, TX160 contributions
Aug 2022
Absolutely stunning, relaxing and beautiful place to walk around and explore.
We began our trip in the botanical gardens and wound our way over to the Japanese garden.
The whole area is gorgeous. Unfortunately a rain shower threatened our afternoon, so we left after a few hours of exploring.
Written 4 September 2022
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Kristy R
Saint Joseph, MO51 contributions
Jun 2022
The plants are really neat. It is peaceful and relaxing and so pretty. Definitely worth the money to see.
Written 28 June 2022
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Robert L
Dover, NH33 contributions
Jun 2022
The Gardens themselves were very well done. Definitely visit them if you enjoy peace and harmony. The only problem was the entrance. I asked the lady if there were any senior or military discounts and she said no. After paying and turning away to enter the gardens she said quite clearly to another lady in the booth "I don't know why some people have to be so dam* cheap". This put a cloud over my enjoyment of the place. Uncalled for. As a senior and retired military, I always ask for available discounts and have never been made to feel "cheap" in doing so.
Written 5 June 2022
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SJH
225 contributions
May 2022 • Friends
Visiting locals, they'd never been...it was a reasonable $4 - it couldn't have been a more perfect day, sunny with a slight breeze. There are tons of places to picnic and kids to play. There were some small maintenance/construction things going on but not a hindrance to see the beauty. We highly recommend this for all ages.
Written 27 May 2022
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Gabrielle Ivanov
Springfield, MO21 contributions
Nov 2021 • Couples
This beautiful, unique, and superiorly well kept stroll garden is nothing less than the perfect place to get creative, think deeply, relax peacefully, and practice your favorite relaxing hobbies!
Bring a camera and don’t forget to capture the beautiful plant species & environment that await you!
Written 17 April 2022
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ellenbee56
Bechtelsville, PA708 contributions
Dec 2021
We visited here on Dec. 31 to see the “Gardens Aglow” lights display. It was very nice, and we were so glad to catch it while driving home to PA after a week’s stay in OKC. This event did not require timed tickets nor masks. There was plentiful free parking upon our arrival, and rest rooms were available at the entrance. Food trucks selling beverages, donuts, and egg rolls were there—great for a quick bite to eat. (We would suggest that they move a few of their picnic tables from near the restroom area over to where the food trucks are.) The paths through the displays were easy to traverse, since it was not busy during our time there. The grounds were pretty, but there were many good-sized garden trees that had no lights on them, making many dark spots along the walkways. All in all, though, it was a very nice display. We plan to return to the garden some year to visit in nicer weather, since I love Asian gardens.
Written 18 January 2022
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Dianna P
Independence, Missouri768 contributions
Aug 2021
Since the botanical garden is free and beautiful it is worthwhile to spend $4 to visit this section. I got a coupon for $1 off so it was only $6 for the two of us. It was gorgeous and very peaceful, except for the mowers...but they have to keep it up so I'm not going to complain about that.
Written 30 August 2021
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Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden is open:
  • Fri - Sun 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM