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Girl's Day Doll Exhibit

Phone: (520) 303-3945

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Time: Weather permitting, the Gardens are open Sunday from noon to 5:00 pm and Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. We close Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, December 24, 25 and 31, and New Year’s Day.

Recurring daily

Admission: Included with regular gardens admission


Japanese parents hail the health and happiness of their daughters with displays of small dolls every March 3. These dolls represent the enthroned Emperor and Empress and their attendants, garbed in court robes of 1,000 years ago. These elaborate miniatures are the hallmark of Hinamatsuri, the Girl’s Day Festival. Arranged on multi-tiered stands draped in red cloth, they are many times family heirlooms. Our doll set is a vintage one, more than a century old. On view from February 15 to March 16.