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Our Gardens have something new blooming every season.
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Nurturing local nonprofits and preserving Van Vleck House & Gardens
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New Day and Time for Summer
Join us in the gardens as you and your family explore and learn about the outdoor world through crafts, scavenger hunts, activity sheets and displays. This program is entirely outdoors, and you can arrive anytime between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm. Registration is required by the day before the program. In the event of inclement weather, Outdoor Adventures take-home activity kits will be available for pick-up in the Visitor Center. Designed for children ages 4 -11 but all are welcome.
Sponsored by Montclair State University & The Albert Payson Terhune Foundation
21 Van Vleck Street,
Montclair, NJ 07042
Our admission-free gardens are open to the public 365 days a year.
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