Visitor Information

Temporarily closed due to COVID-19

After careful consideration, the Stark Museum of Art, Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center and The W.H. Stark House are to close beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020, and will remain closed until further notice.

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center is a world-class facility for the entire family. A tranquil sanctuary with over 300 types of plants and a wide variety of wildlife, it offers a retreat from the routines of daily life. In Shangri La you can explore our flora and fauna, dine on mouthwatering meals in our cafe, schedule a group tour, learn our history in our Orientation Center, or attend one of our many fun-filled events. There is truly something for everyone, offering you an amazing experience you’ll never forget.

We encourage all visitors to dress appropriately when visiting Shangri La.  During the warm months of the year, we suggest visitors bring hats, sun visors, sunglasses, umbrellas, water and sunscreen.  During the cool months please dress in layers as the weather usually changes throughout the day.  By following these suggestions, your trip to Shangri La will be a more pleasant experience.  Children and others requiring assistance must have competent supervision at all times.