Yume Japanese Gardens

Yume Japanese Gardens is the living expression of an ancient Japanese heritage. Covering three quarters of an acre in central Tucson, Arizona, it comprises five traditional visions of landscape. In each, nature is balanced by the human hand to render the spare elegance and subtle spirit of an authentic Japanese garden.

Yume Japanese Gardens

2130 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, Arizona 85712

The Classroom

Is surrounded by the beautiful Japanese gardens and patio. Check the course description, admission fee to enter the gardens maybe included in your tuition.

Inside the classroom

See the beautiful gardens outside the classroom

Enter the classroom through the door from the parking lot


From Grant Road
south on Alvernon, on the east side next to the Tucson Botanical Gardens.


Is free and available in front of the building. Entrance to the classroom is on the east side of the parking lot. If the lot is full, please park on the street in the neighborhood south of the gardens.

Meet the Owners!

Yume Japanese Gardens


2130 N. Alvernon Way
Tucson, Arizona 85712


(520) 303-3945


Yume Japanese Gardens

Service Animals

  • Are most welcome!
  • Please let us know in advance as a courtesy.
  • Also please comply with our policy

Restaurants Close By

There are plenty of restaurants close by if you are looking to have lunch before, after or in between your classes.

Within walking distance

Within driving distance

  • Fry's Grocery Store
  • Eegee's
  • Losbetos

Student Amenities

  • Bottled water, coffee or hot tea is free!
  • Plenty of Air Conditioning in the summertime!
  • Refrigerator is avaliable for use

There are no easel, please bring a table top easel or drawing board.