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Luthy Botanical Garden

2520 N Prospect Rd, (turn at the corner of Prospect & Gift), Peoria, IL 61603-2129
+1 309-686-3362
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The family stopped in too see the poinsettias. They were very nice. It is free to get in but they... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Peoria Heights, Illinois
via mobile
Bright Spot in the middle of a Bleak Town

This is probably the BEST unknown and not advertised spots in the Peoria area. We stop here every... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Lake Ozark, Missouri
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Surround yourself with spectacular displays of spring blooming bulbs or the blazing color of autumn, the Garden offers a tranquil setting to enjoy the beauty of each passing season. Established in 1951, Luthy Botanical Garden encompasses five acres and offers over a dozen theme gardens, a Conservatory, a garden gift shop educational programming, numerous events, a rotating sculpture exhibit and magnificent floral displays.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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2520 N Prospect Rd, (turn at the corner of Prospect & Gift), Peoria, IL 61603-2129
+1 309-686-3362
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The family stopped in too see the poinsettias. They were very nice. It is free to get in but they ask for donations. This is a family tradition for us. It is a small greenhouse but we'll taken care of.

Thank bankerthomas
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is probably the BEST unknown and not advertised spots in the Peoria area. We stop here every time we are in the area weather permitting. Just make sure to be long gone from this area of town before dark.

Thank Toddsbc383
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Visited the French Market day at the Botanical garden on Saturday. So many flowers were still in bloom and the fall leaf color was also prevalent. It was beautiful. The different market tents were placed throughout the gardens and had some incredible craft options. The...More

Thank Patty L G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I love Luthy...great place to visit while in the greater Peoria area! It is a smaller botanical garden but offers some great trees and flowers. I recently got married in the gardens. It was great working with Connie during our wedding planning! She kept in...More

Thank katiam86
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Spent a morning walking around their gardens in Spring, there weren't many flowers yet blooming, but it was a quiet; peaceful place to take a walk.

Thank Anna460
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I grew up in the Peoria area, but haven't lived in the area since the late 1990s. We get back for a visit to see family most years, but I haven't visited the Luthy Botanical Garden in many years. The gardens are free (donations are...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We have attended art shows and gatherings for parties at the gardens and have always had a great time and really enjoy it's beauty.

Thank Karrie B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

A pleasant place for a leisurely stroll through beautiful flower and herb gardens. The small conservatory is full of exotic flowers and trees. It is a tea It is a nice oasis in the center of busy Peoria right next to the Zoo and Glen...More

2  Thank Paula1964_13
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stopped by on a lovely Sunday afternoon and this was just a charming place to visit. Free parking, free admission (but please do donate a few dollars). The person working there was friendly and answered many questions of ours. The daffodils were blooming and...More

1  Thank notesfork
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I visited with my granddaughter on the Christmas walk. It was beautiful with the gift shop filled with unique decorations and ornaments with live music. You could buy ornaments right off the trees. I've also visited during the fall and spring when the gardens are...More

1  Thank Lori L
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Questions & Answers
3 June 2017|
Response from Andy H | Reviewed this property |
admission is free but they take donations.
18 March 2016|
Response from JessSurrey |
No, small pets are not allowed.
12 February 2016|
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Response from PenguinRob | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have free parking. We walked from the gardens to the zoo, so don't know if the zoo's parking is also free, but would assume so. Enjoy!