Welcome to beautiful Leu Gardens. Explore an amazing 50-acre botanical oasis minutes from downtown Orlando. Each garden is designed specifically to further our mission: inspire visitors to appreciate and understand plants. The Leu House Museum located in the heart of the gardens reveals turn-of-the century living for the families who once called this home.
Leu Gardens demonstrates plant materials suitable for cultivation in USDA Zone 9b. The climate of Central Florida permits Leu Gardens to grow and enjoy a wide array of temperate and tropical plants.
Leu Gardens teems with vigor and beauty, regardless of the season. Discover palms, cycads and flowering trees. Enjoy azaleas, vines, bromeliads, and tropical philodendrons. Appreciate the sight of familiar annual flowers and the beauty of roses and camellias. Stroll under the awe-inspiring branches of camphor trees, elms and oaks.View Map
The GardenerThe gardens and historical home were donated to the City of Orlando in 1961 by Mr. Harry P. Leu and his wife, Mary Jane.
Closing Early: Leu Gardens will be closing early on the following dates:
Friday, February 14, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. with last admission at 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. with last admission at 2:00 p.m.
The Leu House Museum, located in the gardens, is open for tours on the hour and half hour starting at 10 a.m. with the last tour at 3:30 p.m. The Leu House Museum is closed the month of July due to restoration.
Child $3 Grades K-12
Children 4 and younger Free
Daytime garden admission includes the gardens and Leu House Museum. Special rates are available for groups and schools, see details under group tours.
Children's Classes and Camps
Gardening and Landscaping Classes
Botanical Crafts and Flower Arranging Classes
Wellness and Fitness Classes
Cooking and Nutrition Classes
Minimum group size 10 people.
Reservations are required at least 3 weeks in advance by calling the Education Department 407.246.3621 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, please have date of tour and number of people in the group.
Our guided tours are led by trained docents. There are two types of guided group tours:
Gardens only (approximately 1.5 hours)
Gardens and Leu House Museum (approximately 2 hours)