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Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center

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Omaha's Gem!

Such a beautiful place with perfectly designed walkways. Can' wait to see it in every season as... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2012
Mark S
Omaha, Nebraska
Morning Stroll...............

No need to grab coffee somewhere as this facility has a cafe where you can buy some. That is of... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2012
Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose garden”(63 reviews)
“model train”(37 reviews)
“tram tour”(21 reviews)
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Reviewed 15 September 2012

Such a beautiful place with perfectly designed walkways. Can' wait to see it in every season as the colors and plants change

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 14 September 2012

No need to grab coffee somewhere as this facility has a cafe where you can buy some. That is of course if it is the kind you might drink. Even before you go thru the entrance to the actually gardens you have will already have...More

Thank pretblueye
Reviewed 6 September 2012

Spent all morning at these incredible gardens. The paths meander thru all types of plant life. Beautifully organized in areas of herbs, flowers, local plants, plants that support wildlife. All plants and trees were labeled additional info. The cafe had a great menu but did...More

Thank marynaturelover
Reviewed 2 September 2012

If you're visiting Omaha I highly recommend stopping by the gardens especially during the golden hour (6-8pm), the garden is especially open on Mondays and Tuesdays from the months of May till mid-September for the "Garden Twilight" special when they close a bit later at...More

Thank evolpm
Reviewed 30 August 2012

These gardens in Omaha offer many unique features. The Victorian Garden is one example as well as the "toy" railroad section nof the gardens (multiple trains run through the foliage with buildings that represent Omaha). The foliage is, of course, seasonal, and I believe spring...More

Thank JohnKMiamiLakes
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Went here as part of a home based vacation. Gardens are amazing? Likes the variety of plants. Not sure the tram is worth the effort.

Thank Norman K
Reviewed 23 August 2012

My wife and I travel specifically to visit Gardens. This one was an excellent one. We like rose gardens best and they had a good one. They have an amazing model train set thatis outside and on the side of a hill in the gardens....More

Thank navybng
Reviewed 20 August 2012

The gardens are lovely, the gift shop fun, and the staff are helpful. While we were there the garden was holding a special event- even so it did not feel crowded. There was plenty of parking, lots of space for everyone inside, too. The location...More

Thank passportandgo
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Their special events are wonderful. It is beautifully done and they take great care to keep it that way.

Thank mlb1213
Reviewed 16 August 2012

I am not a fan of botanical gardens, but I will admit that I was taking an active interest by the end of my visit. Gorgeous stuff, very educational.

Thank Stuthehistoryguy
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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
31 October 2017|
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.
13 July 2017|
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Response from Fred W | Reviewed this property |
No they do not - service animals only