Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture ParkFrederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is a botanical garden and outdoor sculpture park located in Grand Rapids Township, Kent County, Michigan, United States. Commonly referred to as "Meijer Gardens", it rapidly became one of the most significant sculpture experiences in the midwestern USA and is gradually earning a reputation as a cultural site of global significance. In April 2005 ''The Wall Street Journal'' wrote that "there's nothing quite like Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park this side of the Kroller-Muller Museum and Sculpture Park in The Netherlands".
In May 2009 it was listed as one of the "30 Must-See Museums" in the world in ''1,000 Places to See before You Die''. It is the second-largest Michigander tourist attraction and is a featured venue of ArtPrize, which is the largest artistic competition whose winners are decided by public vote. In 2014 it acquired ''[http://www.meijergardens.org/explore/irontree/ Iron Tree]'' by Ai Weiwei and opened a [http://www.meijergardens.org/attractions/japanese-garden/ Japanese Garden] of 8 acres that cost $22 million. Provided by Wikipedia
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