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Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center

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Great Place

It isn't big but the exhibits are always interesting. Although we live in another state, we keep... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2013
Fort Worth, Texas
Garden of Eden~

This is one of my favorite places to take my 3 yr old grandson, Its HUGE but very walkable, even... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2013
Fremont, Nebraska
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Reviewed 10 March 2013

It isn't big but the exhibits are always interesting. Although we live in another state, we keep our membership here as I enjoy visiting when we are in Omaha. It was too cold to be outside but I enjoyed the lego exhibit this month. The...More

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank Jules5656
Reviewed 31 January 2013

This is one of my favorite places to take my 3 yr old grandson, Its HUGE but very walkable, even with a toddler. Beautiful theme gardens - model train garden and the childrens gardens are big hits. There's a wonderful rose garden and other treasures...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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Reviewed 19 January 2013

I am a member here, and would visit daily if it were closer to home! I do try to visit at least every season, and for the myriad special events. The annual plant sale is a must, and the grounds are absolutely amazing. Very easy...More

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank huskeranna
Reviewed 24 December 2012

Depending on when you visit, you can see various seasonal flowers. The venue is not very large, so you can easily cover it in a few hours. Small cafe onsite, but this would just be a short stop on your way to the zoo perhaps.

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank CopperTravel
Reviewed 30 November 2012

Went there with my sister and we were there a couple of hours. I especially liked the mini train driving all over. Beautiful plants and the landscaping was very cool too!

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank Gina G
Reviewed 22 November 2012

Any time of year! Absolutely fabulous! Walk the grounds (recommended) or take a one hour tram ride around the gardens. Acres of gardens! There is also a garden with miniature trains. The walk is paved and accessible. There is a lovely lunch room (cafeteria style)....More

Date of experience: November 2012
Thank TSB24
Reviewed 13 November 2012

This is a wonderful garden!! It's large and very beautiful, a wonderful quiet place to go for beauty.

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank Holly B
Reviewed 10 November 2012

We hit the Lauritzen Gardens in November, so most of the leaves (most = all but 2 or 3) had dropped, and some of the annuals were already pulled up. However, a lot of the shrubs and bushes were still going. Part of the path...More

Date of experience: November 2012
Thank AvWriter
Reviewed 8 November 2012

We went during the fall. The flowers and Koi pond inside were nice. But there was absolutely nothing to see outside. I realize during the fall and winter things die or go into hibernation and re-bloom during the spring. But don't charge full price when...More

Date of experience: November 2012
1  Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center is one of the finest gardens and architecturally pleasing centers as it relates to coexisting with its natural surroundings as you'll find anywhere in the U.S. or Canada. There are many thematic gardens located throughout the acreage and something for...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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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 zombienic | 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