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Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Nice little place!

We went to the gardens for an art fair, not realizing what a nice little hidden gem this place is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lori L
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Hanna City, Illinois
Breathtaking, unique flowers in the dome.

My friend and I went to see the gardens. We did not even know they have a two level dome similar to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathleen P
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East Troy
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One of Madison's most popular attractions, this oasis of green includes a sunken garden, perennial garden, rose garden, rock garden, herb garden, wildflower garden and a tropical conservatory.
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3330 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5808
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the gardens for an art fair, not realizing what a nice little hidden gem this place is. The art fair was very nice too.

Thank Lori L
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I went to see the gardens. We did not even know they have a two level dome similar to the domes in Milwaukee. There was a large variety of beautiful plants that we had never seen before. There was someone on site...More

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Olbrich Gardens is a beautiful place to tour and see all their beautiful plants and flowers. This stop can take as long as you'd want it to because there's lots to see.. If you take your time. I was a little taken aback after hearing...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My granddaughter was very impressed. The grounds are clean and very pretty. So enjoyed the many shrubs and flowers.

Thank 434thomasa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gleam light show was priced as high as light shows in other parts of th country but not as well planned out. There was quite a bit of walking where there were no light displays. The signings and direction were poor. Some displays were...More

Thank norski1109
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The date we set aside to visit was rainy. Thinking this would not be a pleasant day to experience outdoor gardens, we were surprised that there is an inside dome that is absolutely tropical. I imagine this would be a great place to visit in...More

Thank RetirementBound2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another favorite spot for me in the city, love to visit all seasons. Nice garden, quiet and beautiful. Most recent visit was to attend Glee, which is a light show. The show was pretty nice but it was a little pricey. When there is no...More

Thank M800
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice place to spend a little time walking. Lots of little paths to explore and fun for all ages. It's a little drive away from downtown but I would recommend visiting when the flowers are in bloom. In early October, it was...More

Thank MountainSky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice garden, great place for a romantic walk to just some thinking time. wheelchair accessible, looks nice for a wedding too

Thank shadias2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place. The gift shop had many unique items reasonably priced. The gardens are beautiful. Such a beautiful place.

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Response from Renee C | Reviewed this property |
sorry no pets are allowed.
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18 June 2017|
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Response from OlbrichGardens | Property representative |
Olbrich Botanical Gardens is located on the Capital City bike path, offering easy access to and from the gardens for bikers. However, bikes are not allowed inside the gardens or conservatory. There is plenty of bike parking... More
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