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Mobile Botanical Gardens

5151 Museum Drive, Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 342-0555
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Ranked #16 of 32 Attractions in Mobile
Type: Educational Sites, Gardens
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English first
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Azaleas in Sept...a nice surprise. And a few other flowers like ginger. They are reciprocal so it was free to us. But only $5 ...a great value. It has a new owner and very well kept.

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Hattiesburg, MS
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We visited the Botanical Gardens in August and were very disappointed. Most of the areas did not look to be taken very good care of and were run-down. The rose garden barely had any roses at all. The area in front of the office was beautiful, but that was the only area that was. Several of the paths were overgrown... More

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Miami Lakes, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

In this botanical garden has free admission and had a nice variety of azaleas, ferns, trees, and even an herb garden. A very pleasant oasis in the city and convenient to the Springhill neighborhood. Nice walking paths and well maintained

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Joplin, Missouri
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117 reviews 117 reviews
64 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I go every time we are near Mobile. It is always changing and always a beautiful place for a walk. One of my favorite gardens in the U.S.A

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Mobile, Alabama
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110 reviews 110 reviews
67 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

What a beautiful place to visit. The holiday decorations are amazing during Halloween and Christmas. During others times of year different blooms are always happening. The cascading mums are my favorite!

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Mobile, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I love the outdoors in May. This was my kind of place, it gave me some great ideas for my yard. I went early it was so peaceful and even seen a baby armadillo off one of the trails.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We arrived shortly before dusk. There were a few cars in the parking lot but no one in sight. We put our $10 in the donation bin and started exploring. I thought I had seen it all and by the time it got dark I realized I had only seen about 10%. I would have stayed til the last bit... More

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Sharpsburg, GA
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Loved the botanical gardens! The volunteers were working to prepare for the celebration of their 40th year and they were very hospitable, taking time away from their work to greet us and speak with us about the gardens and Mobile. The gardens had a great number of azalea varieties - all were blooming in April! Their herb garden was nice,... More

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Northern Great Plains, USA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

For a $5 donation, you get to wander around the gardens as long as you like. When I visited, only the winter garden was in bloom, and it was still well worth it.

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Dexter, Missouri
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72 reviews 72 reviews
43 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We had a great time at the botanical gardens! If you are going to visit during the summer, go early in the morning before it gets super hot!

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