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Huntsville Botanical Garden

Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Ave, Huntsville, AL 35805
Phone Number: 256-830-4447
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Ranked #2 of 52 Attractions in Huntsville
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Huntsville, Alabama
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The Botanical Garden is one of those places that I wish I went to more often. The gardeners and docents are always rotating plants and displays so that there is always something to enjoy. The garden is quite expansive and in the winter you should definitely go and see the Galaxy of Lights. Maybe not every year... But it is... More

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Blue Ridge, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

It is a great place to go with your children to see the Children's Garden. There is an awesome butterfly house, and I especially like walking through the Garden's when they have the scare crows up every year. You could easily spend a whole day there!

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Dandridge, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We haven't been during the day, but the lights at night are fantastic! And only $6 for adults. Definitely recommend!

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Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We visited in October and loved the Halloween scarecrows. The flowers that were still in bloom were beautiful and the butterfly exhibit was great.

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Madison, AL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Huntsville Botanical Garden is a wonderful place to go for either a quiet stroll, an energetic walk or to explore different plants and eco-systems. There is usually a special event going on to make each trip to the garden unique. One of my family's favorite times to visit is during the Galaxy of Lights in November and December.

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St. Augustine
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Need something to do when the weather takes on that all to familiar chill of Winter? How about something to do before the Christmas holiday? Look no further !!! Gather your family , a small bucket of homemade popcorn , cram everyone into the car/ truck or van and enjoy a 20-30 min car ride through the Gallaxy of Lights... More

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Huntsville, Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is one of Huntsville's best places to take a family for an outing. Make sure to check out events geared specifically for kids because the adults will enjoy it too. The annual plant sales are awesome and you can't beat the great gift shop - they carry some of the most unique items you can imagine. Beautiful jewelry!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Botanical Garden in Huntsville is a very beautiful and educational. Every year, they put up Christmas Lights for the kids to see and enjoy. The paths are clear and easy to navigate. I alright, but educational for the minds of children.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This was very close to the US Space and Rocket museum so we stopped in. I called first and explained that my husband had difficulty walking as he had a stroke. No problem they said we have a shuttle and scheduled us for noon. The tickets were only twelve dollars a person and well worth it. Our guide picked us... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went and just loved it. It was the last week of September and there were I think 3 weddings be set up (beautiful) although I wouldn't have chosen that time of year due to the Halloween decorations (which were great). The children's garden was the only area that seemed let go :(. I would go again!!

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