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Rotary Botanical Gardens

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Address: 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, WI 53545
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+1 608-752-3885

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Beautiful gardens and such a variety!

Rotary Gardens is one of my favorite places to visit. The flowers and grounds are always well kept. The staff always friendly and willing to help! Last year they had a Hummingbird... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Janesville, Wisconsin
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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rotary Gardens is one of my favorite places to visit. The flowers and grounds are always well kept. The staff always friendly and willing to help! Last year they had a Hummingbird Garden! Loved watching them in the garden!

Thank lterrcreatkard3829
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful slice of heaven located in the center of Janesville, Wi. Brought our grandkids and watched them run down to the water and look for fish or a random turtle head peeking up from a tree branch floating in the water. Very peaceful.

Thank cheryl m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend some relaxing time here for relieving stress or just to feel good. Take your time and investigate everything. Good for adults and kids alike. Photography spots are everywhere and easy to access.

Thank aliegrene
Prairie Du Chien
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

been there twice for weddings. beautiful and peaceful. very well taken care of and enjoyable to walk through.

Thank Karin R
Janesville, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Janesville is fortunate to have such a lovely botanical garden. This one is packed with some fanciful garden spaces. Enjoy the japanese garden and other rotating spaces. Even fall shows well in the gardens.

Thank Julie P
Afton, Wisconsin, United States
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

RBG is one of my favorite places to spend free time in town. I volunteer here with my fellow Master Gardeners. The Light Show displayed over 400,000 lights this year and is becoming well known throughout the Stateline Area. It is absolutely lovely after a light snowfall and is a wonderful activity to do with family and friends!

Thank CTeam5
Janesville, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Rotary Botanical Gardens light show gets bigger and better every year. Amazing and beautiful experience for all ages. Memories for families to remember for years.

Thank Lilly1445
McFarland, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Bigger and better than when we were there 3 years ago-over 400,000 lights this year. Allow about 45 minutes to take it all in-take pictures at the "selfie stops".

Thank JLZMcFarland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The Christmas lights were amazing. The paths lot by luminaries. The whole display was impressive. Stage and volunteers very nice and helpful. The kids saw Santa too!

Thank Sandy B
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

The 2016 version of the Holiday light show @ Rotary Botanical Gardens is bigger and better than ever before. The trail has been expanded to take in more of the gardens and give views of the lights like never before. Parking was at a premium but free bus rides from nearby have helped that. Open from 4/8:00 pm for the... More 

Thank Ron W

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