At the Tyler Municipal Rose Garden and Museum, more than 450 varieties of rose bushes, including antique varieties, bloom in the garden. Nestled in a corner of the garden is the Heritage Rose and Sensory Garden. Here more than 50 varieties of antique or heritage roses, along with many perennials bloom all summer long. The Rose Garden is the site of the annual Texas Rose Festival held in mid-October each year. Visitors gather to meet the Rose Queen and enjoy refreshments in this spectacular outdoor setting during the popular Queen's Tea. The museum showcases glamorous gowns worn by Texas Rose Festival Queens, as well as the history of the rose industry.
Tyler Municipal Rose Garden and Museum
Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. and Sunday 1:30- 4:30 p.m.