Morikami Museum celebrates anniversary with discount tickets, festivities

The James & Hazel Gates Woodruff Memorial Bridge which is the entrance to the Japanese Gardens at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. (Palm Beach Post staff photo by Bob Shanley)

DELRAY BEACH — The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens celebrates its 40th anniversary this month with a celebratory bash that includes a musical performance, time capsule creation and discounted tickets.

The museum and 16-acre garden west of Delray Beach, at 4000 Morikami Park Rd, is offering four tickets for $40 on Sunday, June 25 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Visitors can create their own 40th anniversary button, see a Japanese-themed musical performance and create and share their favorite Morikami moments for a time capsule that will be buried during a private ceremony, among other activities, according to the museum.

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The museum shop will offer a 10 percent discount, and the museum restaurant, Cornell Cafe, will offer special 40th anniversary sushi rolls and appetizers.

The museum is using the hashtag #MoriTurnsForty on social media to generate buzz around the anniversary event.

For more information about the 40th anniversary event, visit morikami.org.