Widgets Magazine
  • Crystal Bridge to reopen after $11 million renovation

    After an $11 million complete renovation, the Crystal Bridge at the Myriad Gardens will reopen on Friday, November 18th.

    The indoor botanical garden first opened in 1988 and is now completely transformed with all types of tropical plants, including pineapples, mangos and limes.

    The Crystal Bridge Conservatory is 224 feet long, 70 feet in diameter, and is covered by 3,028 sections of translucent, double-layered acrylic panels. The Conservatory includes 13,000 square feet of plant display area in two distinct climates: Tropical Wet Zone and the Tropical Dry Zone at the north end.

    There is also a two-level waterfall at the entrance and a staircase that provides views from the 2nd level and a renovated sky bridge that spans the length of the structure.

    Other features include a multi-purpose classroom and a new gift shop.

    The Crystal Bridge will be open Monday through Saturday, 9 AM to 5 PM and Sunday 11 AM to 5 PM.

    Admission is Adult: $10.50, Senior: $ 4, Student: $7, Youth (5-17 years): $5.50. There are also annual memberships and group discounts available.

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