Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens has been a center for Japanese arts and culture in South Florida since its opening in 1977.  Morikami invites guests to discover South Florida’s heritage and its connection with Japan, and explore a series of six diverse gardens inspired by a different historical period and style of Japanese gardening.  Experience traditional and contemporary Japanese culture through rotating art exhibits, varied educational programs and seasonal events, a world-class bonsai display, Pan-Asian cuisine and a distinctive museum store.


Special Events

Sushi & Stroll

August 8, 2014

Sushi & Stroll Summer walks are every second Friday all Summer long! Join us for a refreshing sip of sake, or a bite of sushi and get a discount when you buy online in advance!

Bon Odori Workshop

July 26, 2014

Prepare for Obon (and Lantern Festival) by learning this traditional dance and its cultural significance!

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Mobile-Guided Tour

Discover more with TourOn, our mobile-guided tour for your smart phone!

Explore and Learn

Current Exhibits

Now - August 31, 2014

View our current exhibits including real Samurai armor and weapons from South Florida collectors, as well as intricate and awe-inspiring paper sculptures by Kyoko Hazama - now open!

August Family Fun

August 9, 2014

Learn the art of kirigami - origami with scissors - at our August Family Fun Day!

September Family Fun

September 13, 2014

Join us to create traditional gyotaku, or fish prints!

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Shop the Online Museum Store

Featuring a one-of-a-kind product assortment, constantly updated to include authentic items from Japan, Asia and America. Find the perfect gift for someone special, or even yourself, among the variety of items in our Museum Store Online!


Enjoy countless benefits like fast-track admission at festivals, and savings on programs, shopping, lunch at the café and more!

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