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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: Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

The Botanical Gardens in Denver is a splendid few hours visit. Lots of water features. Chilhuly glass sculptures everywhere!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I cannot say enough about this lovely place. We went in September but there was still so many beautiful flowers and plants. The huge Lily Ponds had plants that were remarkable. The Greenhouse held amazing tropical plants. Truly an wonderful surprise.

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Mendocino, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

not only is the Denver botanical garden beautiful by itself, but currently dale chihuly, the greatest glass artist on earth, has tons of his "installations" there. how lucky we were...... the weather was beautiful and the lighting was perfect for taking pictures. we especially loved the monet pond. there is so much to see and everything is displayed beautifully. we... More

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Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

One of the most see places to visit in Denver. I bought the annual membership, for I kept going back. It has something to offer every season of the year, and great special events and exhibits. The cafeteria has a good selection of breakfast and lunch sandwiches.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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67 reviews 67 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Chihuly and the Denver Botanic Gardens is a match made in heaven. Beautiful weather, thinning crowds as autumn approaches. We circled and got a parking place in the garage. Go before Chihuly disappears!

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We've visited botanic gardens all over the world, and Denver's may be the best or very close to it. By itself, it is spectacular with it's wonderfully laid-out distinct sections. And we had the special treat of the Chiully exhibition. A must for Denver visitors.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

My wife and I spent a full morning enjoying the Botanic Gardens. The areas were varied and featured many plants native to this dry, alpine like environment that we had not seen before. There was a glass sculpture exhibit interspersed among the plants (illuminated at night, I understand) that added to the appeal. The surrounding neighborhood is quite posh with... More

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Dixon, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The parking garage was close and free to park. The admission price was fair for the size and quality of the gardens. The real show stopper was all the Chihuly Glass ornamentation throughout all the gardens available through Nov. 30th. It was seamlessly integrated to enhance the natural plants as well as the water features. There were 2 restaurants on... More

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This is the best botanic gardens we have ever been to. It is laid out so beautifully and the staff and volunteers were oh so helpful and knowledgeable. The fact that we were there during the Chihuly Exhibit made our visit absolutely amazing!

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Washington, MO
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We were able to visit the garden while the Chihuly Exhibit was there. We have a membership to the Missouri Botanical Garden and were able to use our reciprocal privileges and not pay the entrance fee. The gardens were beautiful. There is such a variety of areas, each special. It is amazing how they are able to get so much... More

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