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Denver Botanic Gardens

1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206
+1 720-865-3501
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Ranked #3 of 141 Attractions in Denver
Type: Gardens
Owner description: Spanning more than 24 acres, Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street presents a wide range of gardens and collections that illustrate an ever-widening... more » Owner description: Spanning more than 24 acres, Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street presents a wide range of gardens and collections that illustrate an ever-widening diversity of plants from all corners of the world. Distinctive gardens define and celebrate our Western identity and a unique high altitude climate and geography. « less
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

But it doesn't stay forever... check it out if you're in Denver, well worth it! The rest of the Gardens were also beautiful and the the little coffee shop was better than you'd expect!

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

I love this Botanic Gardens. They are constantly putting money into it to keep it interesting and current. The Chihuly Exhibit is amazing. I have seen it twice and will go again! It has to be one of the most beautiful combinations of art and flowers possible and would appeal to any age. The food at the Cafe is delicious... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

My family and I visited the Denver Botanic Gardens and saw the exhibition of American glass artist, Dale Chihuly. The contrast of huge colorful glass art and the plants, flowers, and fountains, was breathtaking. My sister-n-law said it was even more spectacular at night when it's lit up. We borrowed one of their wheelchairs and also had a stroller ~... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
7 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We vistied the Chihuly exhibit before we took at class on cooking at the Botanic Gardens. This Chihuly exhibit was so well incorporated in to the gardens enviroment. Amazing juxtuposition of glass and flora. Visit Denver just for this exhibit ...it will be worth it!! At 6 pm we filed over to the Morrison Center for a cooking class where... More

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Dallas
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Came expecting beautiful gardens overflowing with flowers as a beautiful backdrop to the Chihuly exhibit since we loved the exhibit in Dallas so much. Sorry, but the gardens seemed to be in need of some replanting, replacing and trimming of dead flowers and plants etc. The painted dark red wall behind the waterfall - that is stained with mineral deposits... More

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Ocean View, Delaware
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Opens at nine so be there at that hour if you want to snap a few photos without others in the background. Chiluly is spread out all over the gardens. Great place to catch lunch (expensive but very good).

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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We loved the Chihuly exhibit. His sculptures are well placed and integrated among the beauty. The grounds are always well maintained and the layout of the gardens are spectacular.

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Fullerton, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

The wonderful selection of horticulture was enjoyed by my family and everyone we encountered there. The selection, organization, signage and placement was great. It's a great facility. It was a little crowded but all flowed well. There is a wonderful exhibit all throughout the gardens by Dale Chihuly. It lasts through November 2014. He is a very talented, world-renowned, blown... More

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Pagosa Springs
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11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Individual sections of glass interpretations from the year 2000 through 2014 state red widely througot the garden. Don' overlook the wonderful plantings when enjoying the glassworks. If you have time take a picnic and stay for the evening lighting of the displays. We spent about 5 hours and left only cause we were pooped. Go Enjoy

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Southlake, TX
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Just went to a wedding reception here. The timing was very fortuitous as there was a beautiful blown glass exhibit while we were there. While I used the term "exhibit", the beautiful glass pieces (some quite large) were in various places throughout the garden and were intermingled with the beautiful flowers and shrubs. The reception was held at Marnie's Pavilion.... More

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