Rest and recharge (yourself and your phone) among live plants. Research has shown that spending time around plants improves both mood and working memory, and just makes us feel better.

This airy, light-filled space features benches and charging stations with outlets—and a distinct place, apart from the energized hustle and bustle of the rest of the museum, to relax and exhale.

Plants are vital to all land ecosystems—and to us. The Garden Lounge invites you to explore these connections, and learn why and how plants “move,” or disperse, to survive and thrive.