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United States Botanic Garden

100 Maryland Ave. at First St. SW, At the east end of the Mall, Washington DC, DC 20001
+1 202-225-8333
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
100 Maryland Ave. at First St. SW, At the east end of the Mall, Washington DC, DC 20001
National Mall
+1 202-225-8333
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I am a gardener, love playing in the dirt so walking in and going through this building and all of the different climate zones is music to my soul. Amazing arrangements, plants specimen that are very unusual. Which they were marked better only downside. Pictures...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is a great place to stop and smell the flowers! Take your time going through! Do a good deed and take pictures of others! It's a wonderful feel good place that is a must do again!!!

Thank Jenn M
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you need to get away from your desk to unwind, if you are in town visiting and yet need to exhale...the U.S. Botanic Garden is a great place to go. A co-worker introduced me to this lovely garden last year. I loved it! Hopefully,...More

Thank HilliardForever
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love going to the Botanic Gardens anytime. Christmas holiday time is over the top GORGEOUS. The huge tree decorated and hit with special lighting is spell binding. It is busy with tourist then but still manageable and you can see everything. Stop in throughout...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 3 days ago

The United States Botanic Garden is located right next to the Mall near the Capitol. There is practically every type of plant/flower you can think of within the garden. Most of the garden is located indoors. There is a multistory jungle room housing tall tropical...More

Thank jrov88
Reviewed 5 days ago

Garden was pretty, inside was nice, but when it represents the whole US, I thought it was lacking substance. I enjoyed the orchids and cactus and the atrium was pretty, but I still felt like it needed more.

Thank niteowljune
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you go inside or outside, every season is a learning experience and a feast for your senses. The temporary and permanent exhibits are interesting and interactive for young and older alike. If you can sit a spell, do take in the air at the...More

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The US Botanical Gardens is a nice break from the hurried and often frenetic sight seeing of the US Capitol mall. It is located just south of the US Capitol complex. There is a very walkable outdoor area with regional plants and flowers and an...More

Thank Kent S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice surprise. I did not know that there was even a botanical garden in DC. Very quite place to visit. Very colorful but beware of your allergies.

Thank Mehylander
Reviewed 1 week ago

we got there late but had a great time seeing everything, it smelled really good too, it would be a great place to work surrounded by all that beauty.

Thank msbr640
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Are there lockers? We may have our baggage with us.
26 May 2017|
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Stephen R
What is a good amount of time to allot to seeing the Botanical Gardens?
21 December 2016|
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Response from Michele P | Reviewed this property |
If there is no line to get in, 1 1/2-2 hours is plenty.
Maggie P
When is the best time to visit the botanic garden? Or does it matter?
10 August 2016|
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Response from Sharon W | Reviewed this property |
Any time and all the time...if you love to walk thru beauty...