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Address: 5151 Museum Drive, Mobile, AL 36608
Phone Number: (251) 342-0555
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Late September wedding, rain stayed away. The employees had prepared for an outdoor ceremony with an indoor location as a backup if the rain fell. No A/C in reception area that I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2014
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Grove Hill, Alabama
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West Coast, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A very nice walk among the well cared for plants and landscape. Would like to be here when the camellias are in bloom. The tea camellia maze especially interesting. We felt a strong Asian influence. Our membership at the Edison Ford Winter Estate Garden gave us free admission.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We visited during the flower sale and didn't realize the gardens were closed. We asked a worker about it and she said she was the director and we could go ahead and tour gardens and even gave us a map. Amazing azalea collection! The camelia garden was superior. All dif. varieties and colors!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This was a fantastic find! Beautiful flowers and even some cacti! The buildings were all closed but we walked around the grounds. Brought my dog with me and it was fine. Just had to clean up after him.

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Sarasota, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We got our lunch to go and stopped here to break up our road trip. The park is pet friendly making it an ideal lunch spot with the pup. I did not see a lot of the trails, though my friend said there were a lot of labels for the trees along the paths. Not much to see in the... More 

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Destin, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
40 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The camellias where in bloom and the Dark Shadows magnolia trees. Still a lot of greenery, but that was about if for flowering plants. Never the less it was still beautiful and the grounds cover a lot of area. It only took me about 30 minutes to walk around the gardens but there are trails there if you'd like to... More 

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Rockford, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Little is going on during the winter but the camelias were in full bloom and beautiful. The walks are grassed, not paved, so are comfortable. There is abundant shade for summer. The person in the office was vety kind and helpful. Its dog friendly.

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Orange Beach Alabama
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I have read a number of the reviews posted on M.B.G. and they are on point for the most part.... I live nearby and have a slightly educated appreciation for what is there. It is a civic endeavor on behalf of Mobiles citizens and visitors. It is not a highly advertised location, yet it is utilized well by local residents.... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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110 reviews 110 reviews
43 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I'm sure the gardens are glorious with color in the Spring so our timing (October)was less than ideal. Still, it provided a lovely walk in a beautiful area. A real plus is that the gardens are located amid Langan Park and Longleaf Forest making it easy to combine a visit to the gardens with a visit to the beautiful and... More 

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Grove Hill, Alabama
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128 reviews 128 reviews
4 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Late September wedding, rain stayed away. The employees had prepared for an outdoor ceremony with an indoor location as a backup if the rain fell. No A/C in reception area that I could notice but it wasn't bad.

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Mobile, Alabama
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The parking area is a decent trek away from the main office, which is reasonable... If there were signs directing you to where the office was. When I finally located the place, the lady who gave me my ticket was very nice (And quite honestly the only reason that I didn't give this review a 1/5). The map she gave... More 

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