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Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Visit to feel good

Holidays are very special at the botanical gardens, but I go anytime I need a pick up to feel good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jill H
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Williamsville, United States
great spot any season

the decor for holidays is nice....they have a ton of events going on..right now an orchid show... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
xenchick
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Buffalo, New York
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The Botanical Gardens is a national historic site, education center and tourist destination full of exotic horticulture treasures from around the world. Today, the Botanical Gardens is thriving! Over 125,000 people visit annually to enjoy the...more
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2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 August 2012

This Victorian building fashioned after the Crystal Palace and Kew Gardens in London still gives a sense of elegance. Part of a park system designed by Olmsted, it is both educational and aesthetically pleasing. Included are dinosaur topiary in a room with a high waterfall;...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We have a membership here. If you live in the Buffalo area, you know they're is not much to do in the winter. So this seemed like a good idea. Although there is a large variety of different types of plants and they do have...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Holidays are very special at the botanical gardens, but I go anytime I need a pick up to feel good. Each area has a specialization and is educational and surprising! Well worth the trip.

Thank Jill H
Erin G, Manager at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for such a great review! We hope to see you at the Botanical Gardens again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

the decor for holidays is nice....they have a ton of events going on..right now an orchid show.. all kinds of festvals...concerts...plant sales... unique plants and a great place to just chill and enjoy

Thank xenchick
Erin G, Manager at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for such a great review! We hope to see you at the Botanical Gardens again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good collection of plants to view presented by regions. Good educational experience. It was ADA accessible facility.

Thank Andy33x
Erin G, Manager at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We hope to see you at the Botanical Gardens again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Botanical Gardens in Buffalo are a real gem to discover. Plan to spend about 2 hours seeing a very large variety of plants, trees, flowers, and cacti. The optional but free audio tour handheld electronic devices make the self guided much more interesting. Many...More

Thank James B
Erin G, Manager at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

James - Thank you for such a thoughtful review! We hope to see you at the Botanical Gardens again soon!

Reviewed 7 October 2018

There is little that can be added to the excellent reviews that other TripAdvisor visitors have already detailed. This is an absolute must see. The soaring, clear glass, triple domed building itself is nothing short of a work of beauty, especially considering that it was...More

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Erin G, Manager at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your amazing review! We hope to see you again soon at the Botanical Gardens!

Reviewed 1 October 2018

There were many plants of various nature. Many different rooms and each one had a different type of plant. Lots of artistic displays that showcase the talents of the gardens. The Gazebo area is very pretty and suitable for events. Many activities for children to...More

Thank ShamrockOne
Erin G, Manager at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for this wonderful and thoughtful review! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 September 2018

I spent a peaceful couple of hours wandering through the wide variety of botanical landscapes, laid out in an easy-to-follow loop. There are also several outdoor gardens. This was a nice way to unwind at the end of a busy day.

Thank newland21
Erin G, Manager at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for this great review! Many people agree - the Botanical Gardens is a peaceful place to visit! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Very nice botanical gardens. Interesting mixture of plants. Displays well done. Beautiful entrance. Plus a good rainy day activity.

Thank blondie16
Erin G, Manager at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 9 September 2018

On a scale of large botanical gardens this one is average size. However, it is well done - lots of attention to detail. Main courtyard is breathtaking to look up from a bench. I was impressed in orchid room they used a picture frame behind...More

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Erin G, Manager at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you so much for the 5 star review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome, beautiful and well kept. Digital photography a most see. Relaxing a while not being boring, keeps your interest, what is around the next corner or through that door. Growth from all corners of the earth. After an enjoyable visit walk across the street and...More

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Erin G, Manager at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit!

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On park Rd in front of garden and near road parking all black top.
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