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 connection with Japan, and explore a series of six diverse gardens. Experience traditional and contemporary Japanese culture through rotating exhibits, varied educational programs and seasonal events, a world-class bonsai display, Pan-Asian cuisine and a distinctive museum store. Please note: the Cornell Cafe will be closed for renovations starting Saturday, September 20, 2014.


Special Events

Lantern Festival Tickets On Sale!

Until Event Sells Out

Lantern Festival: In the Spirit of Obon tickets are on sale now! Click above to get your tickets to our most iconic event of the season, and join us for taiko drumming, folk dancing, our ennichi street fair, and of course the lantern floating ceremony. Tickets will sell out, and none will be sold at the gate!

Kimono Workshop

September 27, 2014

Learn the Art of Kimono Dressing, or Kitsuke, and about the iconic kimono and its unique story in this hands-on workshop.

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Mobile-Guided Tour

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

Explore and Learn

Excuse Our Mess

Now - September 30, 2014

Please excuse the mess. We are in the process of installing our new exhibit, Japanese Design for the Senses, which opens September 30, 2014. Please note: during this time the galleries may be completely, or partially closed, for maintenance and installation work. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tea Ceremony

October 25, 2014

Observe sado, the way of tea, an ever-changing tea ceremony demo rich in seasonal subtleties

Stroll for Well Being

Our Astellas Pharma US, Inc. Therapeutic Garden Walking Program is now accepting applications from counseling and support groups. Click above for details.

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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!


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