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Rotary Botanical Gardens

1455 Palmer Dr, Janesville, WI 53545-5215
+1 608-752-3885
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Fantastic visit at Rotary Gardens

The gardens are maintained beautifully. Many different types of gardens to visit. All varieties are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bruce S
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A Peaceful Stroll

I was leaving the area the following day and this was one of the areas listed as a top attraction... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
North Carolina
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1455 Palmer Dr, Janesville, WI 53545-5215
+1 608-752-3885
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens are maintained beautifully. Many different types of gardens to visit. All varieties are nicely marked for identification. A must to see!

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was leaving the area the following day and this was one of the areas listed as a top attraction in the area so I decided to stop by. Went late afternoon about a hour and half before closing by myself. The flowers were gorgeous...More

Thank GoodTimeSmitty
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We needed to fill some time and wow, did these gardens ever do that and more. Every direction you look provides a wonderful view and it's not even the peak time for blooms yet. Don't pass this place up if you are anywhere nearby. Stunning!

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We were surprised the condition of the Rotary gardens after reading the reviews on trip advisor. How are recommendation would be to spend the money that would be used for admission on gas and drive to Olbrich Gardens in Madison, which has no admission charge....More

2  Thank DesignMaker
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful inspirational place in Janesville, wi. A series of gardens....so delightful. Peaceful. Don't miss this spot. Loved it so much....I became a member. Great gift shop featuring locally talented artists too !

1  Thank Gerri D
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Long our "to do" list, we finally made the forty-five mile journey to visit the Rotary Botanical Gardens and enjoyed an extremely pleasant experience among the various gardens that were in bloom, mostly spring bulb-type flowers, plus unanticipated outdoor art displays and the coi fish...More

1  Thank W. Stanley K
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We joined Rotary Gardens as a member this winter at a garden show in Madison. visited today as a new member and was shocked to get such extra special treatment more a very small fee --- and discounts on plants. Great staff and very convenient.

1  Thank fooodie66
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We went during the light festival. It was a fun escape for the evening. Spend 60 to 90 minutes leisure pace. There is a miniature train display inside if you get cold. Probably not worth seeing twice but certainly check it out. I have been...More

Thank andy j
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is a beautiful place to go and visit for the day. Many different species of flowers and plants. there are different themed areas some of which can also be used for weddings. Also a great place for all sorts of different pictures. A must...More

Thank leartruck
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My parents have lived in Janesville for years, so we've witnessed the fantastic development of the Rotary Botanical Gardens. I frequently try to go when I'm in town, as there's often something new growing, on display, or changing with the seasons. This is a well...More

Thank Kristin K
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24 May 2017|
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Response from Ron W | Reviewed this property |
There are many places to sit throughout the gardens as well as some seating inside the building near the Cottage Garden Gallery gift shop. Most paths are level and easy to navigate. Admission is $7.00 unless you are a member... More
Joan D
2 October 2016|
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Response from threegirlsmomWI | Reviewed this property |
No. Unless it is a service animal.
2 March 2015|
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Response from Waterbabyme63 | Property representative |
Yes, we are open year-round. Thank you for asking.