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Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

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Address: 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446
Phone Number: 561-495-0233
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Leisure education
Description: A Japanese cultural history museum.

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A Delightful Oasis of Serenity

This is an unexpected delight. It has a series of beautiful Japanese gardens in a wonderful parkland setting. Lovely restaurant, gallery and museum. Tranquil and restorative.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Camberley
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89 reviews 89 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

This is an unexpected delight. It has a series of beautiful Japanese gardens in a wonderful parkland setting. Lovely restaurant, gallery and museum. Tranquil and restorative.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

A wonderful way to enjoy family and life! Try the restaurant also a treat! If you like an outing that also is a teaching opportunity for your family this is a good one!

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Tucson, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

My nephew and his wife introduced us to the gardens during our recent Easter visit. What a treat! Having traveled in Japan and experienced the beautiful gardens there I can say this is very authentic. My favorite section of the garden was the Bamboo Grove and pausing to listen to the bamboo stalks creating their music. The Bonsai exhibit was... More 

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denver
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Acres of beautifully cared for gardens and water features. Many more plants, gardens and educational information than most of us could ever assimilate so, for us, it was best to simply take in what we could and just enjoy the mood of peace and beauty. Benches along the way as well as containers filled refreshing cold water made walking through... More 

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Miami, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

great place, very quiet, peaceful and very serene. The place is very well kept with an interesting history behind it. considering the heat in South Florida I would suggest going early. And you have to eat in the Cornell café the food is fresh and delicious

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I love this place. It's always beautiful, well maintained, and very clean. The indoor museum has interesting exhibits that change throughout the year. You can also take a break in the AC to watch a movie about Morikami in their theater. They have several fantastic festivals throughout the year that my family looks forward to. The cafe has great food... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Visiting in February was perfect. There were so many delightfully beautiful sites to see, including flowers, turtles and birds, a truly special Bonsai exhibittion, and the varying patterns of dappled sunlight streaming through the natural forest. Do take the time to appreciate the daily effort that goes into maintaining everyday exhibits, including the painstaking detail of raking all those small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We have family in Delray Beach who took us to these gardens about 7 years ago. In the meantime we have been to Japan and visited many gardens there. This return visit felt like we were back in Japan. The different types of garden are all mature and beautifully laid out. The opportunity to just sit in secluded areas and... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

What a beautiful peaceful place!. Lovely grounds and beautifully done. I little bit of Japan in the middle of Delray Beach. So relaxing and gives you a sense of what Japan must be like.

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SF, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is an exquisite place. The gardens, the ponds, the museum -- all wonderful. There are cold water dispensers throughout the garden, a real benefit on hot days.

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