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Roger Williams Park Botanical Center

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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a true work of art with flowers and plants of every kind

now if I do not give this a great review I will not be able to live at home. My wife is a master... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2019
Barry N
Coventry, Rhode Island
Feel like you are on vaca in deep winter

During a chilly weekend stay in Providence, single digit temps with the wind blowing, we decided to... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
Rockland, Maine
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1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907-3655
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Reviewed 29 January 2019

now if I do not give this a great review I will not be able to live at home. My wife is a master Gardener and she does spend some time in keeping up the inside gardens on occasion and when they have a fairy...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Barry N
Reviewed 15 January 2019

During a chilly weekend stay in Providence, single digit temps with the wind blowing, we decided to check out the Botanical Gardens. This is a great outing for the whole family, the cost is very reasonable, $5 for adult and $3 for children. Walk around,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank RocklandKris
Reviewed 25 September 2018

just Lovely. enjoyed walking around and seeing everything. Recommend this for anyone visiting Rhode Island

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dreichard
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I am a big gardening fan and have many gardens at home. All though there were plants here that I hadn't seen before, I just came away disappointed

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank scronk73
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Excellent diversity of plant life in this collection. Very well designed and easily walkable in 1-2 hours. Some really unique specimens very nicely kept.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I love botanical Gardens! This one did not disappoint. I would definitely suggest this zoo to all. Great place for couples or families.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lynnealbright
Reviewed 4 February 2018

If you're interested in carnivorous plants or orchids, there is a mid-size selection here very well kept. In terms of other plants, the greenhouse is covered in water features and beautiful plant displays, indoor and outdoor. It is a short trip, very relaxing, and worth...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Jonah D
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful bucolic setting for a walk or escape. Gardens, greenhouses and goats! Well worth the trip!!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Alyssa H
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Beautiful, tranquil spot to visit. Well maintained gardens. Great venue for a wedding. Reasonable. Great park. Visit the zoo nearby.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Karba1
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We got to see the festival of woodland faerie houses last year and recommend it for all ages. Gorgeous Koi pond and series of attached greenhouses to discover. Beautiful spot for a party or wedding. Was $1,609 to rent a few years ago.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank 4birthdays
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20 April 2018|
Response from Karba1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There aren't any real restaurants within walking distance. There might be some concession stands open near the carousel. There are restrooms in the greenhouses. Yes, inside and most of the outside gardens are wheelchair... More
23 May 2017|
Response from Karen O | Reviewed this property |
Yes here are the details of the fees- General Admission (Ages 13 - 64): $5.00 Children 6-12: $2.00 Children under 6: Free Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 children 6-12): $10.00
23 May 2017|
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Response from Karen H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I don't know how much because when I went they were having a special & it was only $5.00. It usually costs more.