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Mobile Botanical Gardens

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Address: 5151 Museum Drive, Mobile, AL 36608
Phone Number: (251) 342-0555
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Serene Forest Trails, Amazing Azalea Collection and Great Wildlife

Upon my arrival, a shaded parking lot welcomed me. The day had quickly become sultry, so I appreciated the tall pines all the more. I quickly got lost in the tea maze, but it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Mobile, Al
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Easy walking and lovely gardens. See the new Dragonfly and the koi pond. Visit the Aromi camellia area and the herb area. Long leaf forest right in the middle of the park that abuts it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Traveling to the Botanical gardens in the winter is a must do. Walking throughout the lights and seeing the beauty of the gardens that are enhanced by lights is such a mesmerizing experience. Make sure you grab a cup of hot coco!

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great place to take a walk with kids and snap a family photo.Our family has taken several family photos here and we enjoy the grounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We spent an entire afternoon here enjoying the calm, watching the trees (it was outside bloom season). The trails are not that long (it can be done in 1.5h I think) but you can sit on a bench and just relax. A very nice place. It needs to be

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Richmond, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Recently visited on our way to Gulf Shores, but unfortunately most flowers/shrubs are not blooming this time of year. Still a nice walk with several shaded areas and not too pricey. Does not compare to Bellingrath (Theordore) or Brookgreen (Murrells Inlet, SC), but it was just the right stop on our trip, nice to get out and walk around and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Upon my arrival, a shaded parking lot welcomed me. The day had quickly become sultry, so I appreciated the tall pines all the more. I quickly got lost in the tea maze, but it kept my interest with all the lovely japonica varieties. The reclaimed iron works through out the garden really lent a historical Mobilian flavor to this green... More 

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Semmes, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had my daughter's wedding here and it was beautiful. Surrounded by acres of lush blooms and woodland with various themes it made for a breathtaking wedding and reception.

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West Coast, California
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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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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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