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Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center

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October still had colors

We were visiting Omaha and had planned to go to the Lauritzen Gardens. Just so happens, it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2doglady
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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A walk in the gardens

This is a great way to spend a day,One of the best Botanical gardens in the country!! a must... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
G Vance L
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omaha, United States
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  • Average5%
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“model train”(37 reviews)
“tram tour”(21 reviews)
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100 Bancroft St, Omaha, NE 68108-1752
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting Omaha and had planned to go to the Lauritzen Gardens. Just so happens, it was free the day we went in honor of the gardens 17th anniversary! Even better! The staff there was so nice and helpful. You get a map and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great way to spend a day,One of the best Botanical gardens in the country!! a must visit,in Omaha111

1  Thank G Vance L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lauritzen Gardens is a beautiful park highlighting many species of flowers and shrubs. The trails hard surface and easy to moderate walk. There is a trolley that makes numerous stops to view the area, get back on and ride to the next. There is...More

1  Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful place. Be sure to take the tram to see all of the gardents. Lunch in the cafe was very good.

1  Thank Noreenanmarina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lauritzen Gardens is a wonderful garden, and a feast for the eyes. Visitors may walk through the gardens or take a tour on a tram. At any time of the year, there are things to see and do. Their Christmas poinsettia display is magnificent. There...More

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the gardens recently. At that time the tram was still open. I am not sure when it stops for the winter months, but our tour was so nice in the fall air. I have a membership and we go to the gardens...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here many times at various times of the year. Walking thru the gardens is always beautiful and generally peaceful. Tram is a great way to get around if it's hot or you're tired. Have many beautiful exhibits. The new glass house is definitely a...More

1  Thank CastlePerson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only had some time before I had to be at the airport so was looking for a nice place to walk around and take pictures. Seems like you are going to the wrong place as you drive down a "no outlet" street that is largely...More

1  Thank ALLSLC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Lauritzen gardens is a beautiful place to walk and enjoy nature There are different venues from plain flower gardens to architectural designs It is peaceful and a nice local place to enjoy the serenity of what we sometimes overlook

2  Thank alexipuppy
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I love this place it has acres of land and exhibits everywhere it is most beautiful in the spring you walk or ride a tram the only down side to the tram is not enough time to look at everything

1  Thank cheryl j
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Mary Anne P
22 July 2018|
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Response from pattihoman5 | Reviewed this property |
The rose garden should be in full bloom, educational and fun children’s garden, and the miniature train is a must, outside in the summer. The glass arboretum is lovely, especially if it is beastly hot! You can take a tram... More
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meandferguson
31 October 2017|
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Response from Nicole D | Reviewed this property |
$10 for adults, $5 for kids 6 to 12. Free for 6 and under. It's all on their website.
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jpritch409
13 July 2017|
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Response from Fred W | Reviewed this property |
No they do not - service animals only
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