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Huntsville Botanical Garden

4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3390
+1 256-830-4447
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Such an amazing garden!!

This wasn't even on our original plan for our vacation, but when we noticed the later hours and the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
coaster05
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South Bend, Indiana
Nice place!

Flowers were very pretty, the hammock area is a nice resting spot! The water features are beautiful!

Reviewed 5 days ago
CocoMax98
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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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.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3390
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+1 256-830-4447
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This wasn't even on our original plan for our vacation, but when we noticed the later hours and the proximity to our hotel we decided to give it a visit. I am so glad we did. The cost for the garden is very appropriate with...More

Thank coaster05
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Flowers were very pretty, the hammock area is a nice resting spot! The water features are beautiful!

Thank CocoMax98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Wacky Wednesday with my sister in law and my two nephews ages 20 months and 5 years. We had an amazing day! We just kept saying over and over how great the day was that day. The weather was more than perfect and...More

Thank Jamie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place to wonder and view so many different plants, trees, herbs, and flowers as well as wildlife in a tranquil setting. Even in the Alabama heat there is plenty of shade with ample benches to rest, if needed. This Botanical garden has...More

Thank D2821ITroberts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say that up front I am spoiled by living close to the Botanical Garden and Butterfly House in St. Louis. That being said, this garden isn't without its charm. There were some muddy areas on the path in the Butterfly House, but...More

Thank worthenks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only $12 for adults. Military $10. Plenty of garden and garden trails. The new visitor center is amazing. The garden also has a children's zone where the kids can play in water spouts. Bring a towel for them and change of clothes. The butterfly house...More

1  Thank twilson29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like flowers and butterfly's this is the place to go. The grounds and gardens were wonderfully planned.

Thank luanngillenwaters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice serene place to just walk around and enjoy nature, plants, and flowers. I would like for them to have more "dog days" for responsible dog owners.

Thank 38thalabama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun to visit. $12 per adult. Pretty scenes. Cafe on site. Clean restrooms. Nice parking. That's all I have to say but trip advisor won't let me submit till I have typed 100 words. Ugh!!!! Too much typing for a review. The end.

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some folks have given the gardens bad reviews but we have no idea why. This place is so well organized and laid out. Timing is everything and early spring of 2017 has been difficult for many regions. This may be the reason some earlier comments...More

Thank DC3_Hoover
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Beth A
How much does it cost to get in.
12 June 2017|
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Response from Chad H | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember exactly, but it was about $25 - $30 for my wife and I.
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Shirley D
Is there a restaurant or snack bar once you get in the gardens?
12 April 2017|
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Response from Cristi G | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a snack bar and gift shop.
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eegegg
We plan to visit this April For Spring flowers how does April 22 look ?
28 January 2017|
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Response from annalaura54 | Reviewed this property |
It will be nice then. Flowers should be in good bloom. Be sure you bring good walking shoes. Garden is very large but has good paths.
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