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United States Botanic Garden

100 Maryland Ave. at First St. SW, At the east end of the Mall, Washington DC, DC 20001
+1 202-225-8333
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A truly green spectacle, with a jungle, a National Garden with a First Ladies water garden, a rose garden and exhibits on ecology and evolutionary biology.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
100 Maryland Ave. at First St. SW, At the east end of the Mall, Washington DC, DC 20001
National Mall
+1 202-225-8333
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Reviewed yesterday

Such a pretty place to walk through and visit. This is a must see when in DC! Great photos to be taken here!

Thank airam626
Reviewed yesterday

This is great small botanical garden with a lot of great plants and flowers, bit it is quite humid on a hot summer day... We still enjoyed it.

Thank Igorek007
Reviewed yesterday

It closes early. just a block away from the Capitol. Nice gardens and plants. Sometimes the access can be blocked for events on the rear side of the facilities.

Thank Basilio T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I like that the gardens are set up in rooms with categories like "Medicinal" and others. It was interesting to learn about the plants, and seeing the flowers was awesome and beautiful.

Thank crcoope3
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you’re touring around the National Mall, you will see a lot of museum exhibits and monuments. The Botanical Garden is a nice change of pace to just look at a variety of plants and flowers, both indoors and outdoors. I myself neither garden nor...More

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a bit off the "beaten path" of the tourists, so it's usually a little more laid back and casual. The exhibits they have are breathtaking - there's always something in bloom, and it's always spectacular!

Thank JP C
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I lived near DC and have visited many times , but this was the first time we ever visited the Botanic Gardens. What a great surprise! The tropics room is the highlight, make sure to walk up to the canopy walk- truly...More

Thank hoovfour4
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The United States Botanic Gardens are something spectacular. They contain a large variety of flowers and plants perfectly arranged. Even if you are not a nature lover, you will love it.

Thank AntoNic7
Reviewed 4 days ago

Botanical Garden has beautiful plants and each one has its name listed. Tropical plants, medicinal plants, orchids, cacti and much more are provided throughout many areas of the conservatory. If you are a plant/flower lover you should definitely tour this facility. Beautiful photo opts are...More

Thank sleebrownies
Reviewed 4 days ago

Presently, US Botanic Garden is home to almost 10,000 living specimens, some of them over 165 years old... Lot of high school students were visiting... Got to revise some plant 'Binomial Nomenclature' with them... The orchids section was good for eyes! Aroma in the medicinal...More

Thank Cshastry2
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Response from Krista T | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there are lockers there.
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20 December 2016|
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Response from Michele P | Reviewed this property |
If there is no line to get in, 1 1/2-2 hours is plenty.
Maggie P
9 August 2016|
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Response from Sharon W | Reviewed this property |
Any time and all the time...if you love to walk thru beauty...