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The Gardens of the World

2001 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362-2902
+1 805-557-1135
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Beautiful but small garden

Gardens of the World is a beautifully landscaped set of gardens that are a nice walk through. It's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greg G
Thousand Oaks, California
Nice Place

This is a nice quiet place to visit. It is a pleasant "get away' from the hustle and bustle of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Gardens of the World is privately owned and operated by the Hogan Family Foundation, Inc. The Gardens exist not only as a cultural contribution to the community, but as an educational tool. Volunteer docents lead guided tours and assist with school tours throughout the year.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2001 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362-2902
+1 805-557-1135
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gardens of the World is a beautifully landscaped set of gardens that are a nice walk through. It's small - nothing at all like Descanso, or Huntington. But what is there is nice, and there is a nice place to have an event like a...More

Thank Greg G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice quiet place to visit. It is a pleasant "get away' from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Thank jbaukus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After picking up cool Starbuck's frapuccino on a hot day, we wanted to enjoy our drinks in the nice garden and stopped by Gardens of the World. But to our surprise, there was a real strict old garden warden telling the girls that they cannot...More

Thank Amy Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely gorgeous, well maintained and great value for what you're getting. Convenient location too

Thank 16anastasiap
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Leave the world behind and transition into a world of quiet , tranquil beauty and it's FREE. Our little Descanso Gardens.

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I had no idea what to expect coming here, and I found that it was much more than a beautiful afternoon. Walking around the property, I felt like I was traveling the world. The informative pamphlet provided great information on the different gardens, and I...More

Thank Elana B
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I appreciate the different plants and how it is set up nice for the public to view this privately run garden...

Thank Danabob805
Reviewed 18 July 2017

My daughter brought us here so we could check out the gardens with the grandchildren along. Everyone enjoyed looking at the well tended area with colorful plantings

Thank Max-TN
Reviewed 13 July 2017

As others mentioned, this is a lovely little garden - it's beautiful, calm and serene. We saw all sorts of wildlife, enjoyed a picnic at the tables and learned a few interesting facts from the docents who were easy to find. We stayed about an...More

Thank christineess
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I arrived early for a conference in the Thousand Oaks area and decided to spend an hour or two here at the Gardens of the World. I love quirky little attractions and this place was so cool. I parked easily in a wide open parking...More

Thank Jillegus
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Wendy S
4 October 2015|
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Response from sherrys245 | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee. The facility is funded by a foundation. There is a donation box, if you would like to contribute, but there is no pressure to make a contribution. In addition, there is no charge for parking... More