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Boerner Botanical Gardens

9400 Boerner Dr, in Whitnall Park, Hales Corners, WI 53130-2273
+1 414-525-5600
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A fantastic place to visit

Talk about back to nature, this place has it all! Great for any age and at any time of the year... read more

Reviewed yesterday
LakeMaryFoodCritic
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Lake Mary, Florida, USA
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A well-hidden gem

We had troubles finding the Botanical Gardens even though we were looking specifically for them... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Paul O
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Bloomington
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These gardens, located in Whitnall Park, offer an outstanding variety of plants and flowers including significant collections of roses and perennials.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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9400 Boerner Dr, in Whitnall Park, Hales Corners, WI 53130-2273
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+1 414-525-5600

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Talk about back to nature, this place has it all! Great for any age and at any time of the year, always something to see. Great to enjoy Mother Nature at her best.

Thank LakeMaryFoodCritic
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had troubles finding the Botanical Gardens even though we were looking specifically for them, which is an indication that the signage could be better. But we had a great time once we arrived. The flowers are incredible and the amount of effort spent presenting...More

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have visited botanical gardens in many other cities of comparable size, including Minneapolis, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Grand Rapids, Nashville, Norfolk, St Louis, Cleveland and Pittsburgh to name a few. All, including Boerner have exceptional displays of annuals, perennials and flowering shrubs,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I walked these fabulous gardens for more than 2 hours. Admired the variety, found it helpful to identify plants in my own garden, to understand their potential (I may need to reconsider a honey locust I just planted given the immense size...More

Thank Jannaqq
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We come here every year with the children and attend the concerts in the park weekly during the summer.

Thank ccarter1969
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My wife and I took my mother on an outing here and were greatly impressed. The facility is a little tricky to find, the signing could be a little more clear for visitors unfamiliar with the area but once on the grounds things were wonderful....More

Thank Cheese4ever
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It is well worth the small admission or yearly fee for the gardens. Many events occur here. China Lights is phenomenal and it is coming back again this fall. We enjoy just walking around the gardens on a regular basis. Concerts in the park during...More

Thank Al H
Reviewed 9 July 2017

My wife and I were at Boerner Botanical Gardens about mid-day on July 7th. It was quite warm and there isn't a lot of shade, so dress lightly in the warmer months. The gardens are quite large and spread out. It's difficult not to have...More

Thank Rheinhold F
Reviewed 27 June 2017

About 5 or 10 years ago these gardens were top notch. Today due to budget cuts these gardens are a bit sparse. On my most recent visit, I could see some small positive changes taking place. Still the gardens are a nice place for a...More

Thank photoguywisconsin
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We have recently relocated from Wisconsin to New Mexico. But when we lived in Milwaukee, the Boerner Botanical Gardens was one of our favorite outdoor nature activities. There is a large formal garden as well as a number of specialty gardens, including lots of roses...More

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globaloutlook
4 April 2015|
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Response from Linda E | Reviewed this property |
Yes i believe so...or you get multiple free visits with Friends of Boerner membership. It is in a free Milwaukee County Park however. It's Whitnall park. I don't work there so cannot tell you if my information is up to... More
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