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Huntsville Botanical Garden

4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3390
+1 256-830-4447
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Huntsville Botanical Garden

My husband and I absolutely love the gardens!! We became members after our first visit two years... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Betty E
Huntsville, Alabama
via mobile
Event Specialist

Beautiful beyond description!! Awesome elegant halls for special events, beautiful gardens and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
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The Huntsville Botanical Garden is open year-round and boasts a picture perfect aquatic garden, a spectacular wildflower and nature trail and numerous specialty gardens and plant collections. The Children’s Garden and Nature Center contain the nation’s largest seasonal butterfly house and eight specialized gardens aimed toward the younger set. Children and adults alike will enjoy a stroll through the dinosaur garden, the space garden, storybook garden and more. Family festivals include Beaks and Barks, Huntsville Blooms, the Scarecrow Trail, and the nationally recognized Galaxy of Lights, and be sure not to miss our annual summer exhibits, designed to appeal to children and families. The Garden also has a gift shop, indoor and outdoor facility rental options, and education programs for all ages. The Garden is a privately run 501c3 non-profit, which receives a majority of its support from garden members, supporters, and corporate donors.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3390
+1 256-830-4447
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I absolutely love the gardens!! We became members after our first visit two years ago!!! We go every weekend and walk thru to see what us new! Wonderful staff, always friendly and welcoming!! Immaculate gardens!! From children’s area with room to run,...More

Thank Betty E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beyond description!! Awesome elegant halls for special events, beautiful gardens and walkways for the athletics. Holidays bring a light show "Parade of Lights!" for children and adults so dazzling you talk about it all year. The gift shop has wonderful gifts for all. A...More

Thank Rocheoktoday
Reviewed 3 days ago

The gardens are outstanding and now we have a newly constructed Guest and Event Center that is absolutely gorgeous. If you are visiting from out of town, you must go. If you live in Huntsville, you must join.

Thank Ferris H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely gardens, art structures, and special events during holidays. I like it best during spring and fall....cooler weather, pretty skies. Wear comfortable shoes!

1  Thank ermama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a seasonal event and we loved it! Great community participation and lots of fun for adults as well as children.

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome Place to visit. Just know that some of the water features may be running year round. Don’t let small children get ahead of you.

Thank ILikeGoodAdvice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In town for business and looking for non alcohol diversion. Highly recommend this holiday light "drive through. Turn your radio to identified channel and be ready to drive slowly. It's not high tech not over-done. Just nice way to chill in your car for the...More

Thank merrydb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place is real good to visit during christmas. it is all lite up with christmas lights.there is a minor charge to drive through but it is worth it

Thank fwngold
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Walked they on a perfect Alabama evening in December. Something for everyone, young & old. Super display.

Thank Sheila T
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Heard all about the seasonal Galaxy of Lights at the Botanical Garden so we did the driving tour. They also have nights for walking tours and dog walking tours. It was very cold so did the driving tour. Bought the ticket online for $20 per...More

Thank Cathy C
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29 December 2017|
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Response from 1hapygirl | Reviewed this property |
Varies, Best to check the website. Discounts offered for seniors, children and military and may be free if your a member of a reciprocal garden.
19 December 2017|
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Response from vonakeeling | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it has taken me so long to respond. It takes 30-45 min to drive through. All depends on the cars around you and how they drive.
Wayson L
18 November 2017|
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Response from redrob45 | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot at the Botanical Gardens. You are not allowed to drive through the park. You can arrange in advance for a large golf cart with driver for tour through park. I am not sure if there is a charge for... More