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Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
+1 716-827-1584
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Very quiet place to sit.

I enjoyed being at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. It is a wonderful place to look... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Buffalo, New York
About 12 Rooms of Gorgeous Flowers/Botanicals to Absolutely See

There is truly a chocolate orchid that smells just like chocolate! And every room is a surprise... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Dayton, Ohio
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An oasis of breathtaking beauty, these gardens - filled with flowers, plants, herbs and cacti from around the world - are housed inside an 1890s Victorian glass-domed greenhouse. The site, designed by New York Central Park creator Frederick Law Olmstead, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
+1 716-827-1584
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

I enjoyed being at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. It is a wonderful place to look at a variety of plants and trees. The building is nice a cool in the summer during hot weather. I could spend hours there!

Thank deaone
Reviewed 31 July 2017

There is truly a chocolate orchid that smells just like chocolate! And every room is a surprise with really mature plants and botanicals from around the world. Impressive experience and lovely photography. When you think of the winters in this place, it's amazing that this...More

Thank JSoul13
Reviewed 25 July 2017

My daughter picked this location and it was a definitely a great pick. Beautiful is an understatement.

Thank Green45310
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

A very nice collection of botanical gardens both outside and within the huge glass greenhouses. Figure on 90 minutes to 2 hours if you're strolling through looking at average details. Some fine orchids, good healing sections, well presented. My wife and I spent about two...More

Thank UpstateJohn
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

If you're in to gardens, you'll love this place. With multiple rooms, hosting multiple climates, you'll get to see a wide variety of plants. New renovations give the place a much cleaner feel.

1  Thank Daniel W
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

1  Thank redjad
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A beautiful place to visit. I am not a plant person and I believe I do not have a green thumb but I was impressed by the number of fauna available in this small-ish building. I did not know that there are different types of...More

Thank Yarril
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This winter I visited the garden with a friend and saw a drawing class in action. The teacher told me she was starting a water color class in February. I became a member of the Botanical Garden so I could get a discount on the...More

1  Thank 650ro
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Every section has a grand array of plants of different topographical areas. The hall of cactuses was stunning. The outside gardens a great place to walk in serenity.

Thank Dorten
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The Buffalo Botanical Gardens were really a nice way to spend an impromptu trip to Buffalo. I am not huge on nature or gardening but found the gardens to be beautiful and interesting. My favorites were the cactus gardens and the Japanese gardens, both really...More

Thank Erie_PA_1994
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14 May 2016|
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Response from buffalogary | Reviewed this property |
On park Rd in front of garden and near road parking all black top.