Our gardens are the perfect place to spend a sunny afternoon.
Our Gardens have something new blooming every season.
The Montclair Foundation
Nurturing local nonprofits and preserving Van Vleck House & Gardens
Learn about our dual mission of community grant-giving and the preservation of the historic Van Vleck House & Gardens.
Sign up for one of our many nature themed classes and programs for kids and families and our wellness and horticultural classes for adults.
Help us keep our garden in full bloom.
Van Vleck House & Gardens
The Gardens are open to visitors daily unless a special event is noted here. Please read our Policies for Photographers, Groups and Celebratory Events before visiting. PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY IS NOT PERMITTED WITHOUT A RESERVATION AND THE UPDATED APPLICATION MUST BE FILED.
Please consider bringing shelf-stable food items for our community food pantry drive. Details on our Plan Your Visit page.
Visit our December artist in the Tiny Gallery at Van Vleck – Sophie Bugat.
Find some unique holiday gifts at our Boutique vendors websites:
The Blue Quail
For the love of Toffee
The General Store at Cornerstone
Heidi Kagan Designs
Home to Harbour
Lady Muddy Hands
Le Fashion Cottage
Shawls by Sonika
St. John’s Woodworking
We are always looking for volunteers. Please visit our volunteer page.
The Montclair Foundation/Van Vleck House & Gardens has many events throughout the year. See what's upcoming and sign up today.
12/08 at 8:00am
12/10 at 2:00pm
01/14 at 2:00pm
The Montclair Foundation/Van Vleck House & Gardens offer many classes throughout the year. See what's upcoming and sign up today.
12/06 at 10:30am
12/06 at 7:00pm
12/09 at 10:00am
12/11 at 9:30am
12/13 at 1:00pm
12/13 at 7:00pm
12/18 at 9:30am
12/20 at 7:00pm
— THE MONTCLAIR FOUNDATION/VAN VLECK HOUSE & GARDENS
A center for horticulture, education, music, art and quiet contemplation, the gardens are open to the public for their enjoyment and the house is available to nonprofits for meetings and events.
Use our gardens map, check our plant list, or take a virtual tour.
Perks include priority registration, discount pricing, free/reduced admission to events, and more.
Support the arts, family services and underserved communities in Montclair.
The Montclair Foundation provides grants bi-annually to a broad range of 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations working to improve our community.
Beauty and tranquility abound amid 5.8 acres of landscaped gardens. The main house provides a perfect setting for your important fundraiser, meetings or off-site gatherings.
Donations are appreciated
21 Van Vleck Street,
Montclair, NJ 07042
Our admission-free gardens are open to the public 365 days a year.
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