With its world-renowned plant collections and displays, is one of the country's most visited public gardens and a preeminent center for learning and scientific research. The 385-acre Garden features 28 gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded by lakes. Climb up a waterfall garden, chug over to the Model Railroad Garden and enjoy exciting events with outdoor dining. Other special events are offered throughout the year. State-of-the-art meeting rooms accommodating 4 to 400, 225-seat auditorium, on-site catering, outdoor garden spaces for evening events and the newest feature, the Regenstein Learning Campus.