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Luthy Botanical Garden

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Address: 2520 N. Prospect, (turn at the corner of Prospect & Gift), Peoria, IL
Phone Number: 309-686-3362
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Surround yourself with spectacular displays of spring blooming bulbs or...
Surround yourself with spectacular displays of spring blooming bulbs or the blazing color of autumn, the Garden offers a tranquil setting to enjoy the beauty of each passing season. Established in 1951, Luthy Botanical Garden encompasses five acres and offers over a dozen theme gardens, a Conservatory, a garden gift shop educational programming, numerous events, a rotating sculpture exhibit and magnificent floral displays.
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Nice Garden Park

Located right next to the Peoria Zoo. They have a small gift shop. You first enter a tropical greenhouse then enter the garden area. Kind of reminds me of a millionaires huge... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 11, 2014
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Wisconsin
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Peoria, Illinois
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We suggest going as part of your zoo admission; you can visit for free the same day as your zoo pass i.e. your zoo admission also gets you into Luthy Botanical Garden. There just isn't a lot to see, especially if you go in a time when little is in bloom. There is a small crowded gift shop and a... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Wonderful peaceful garden getaway! The tropical house is amazing! Beautiful varieties of trees and plants. Spacious outdoor gardens.

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Peoria, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My son and his friends came here for pictures before Prom. There were only 3 couples, plus parents. When we arrived, we were told that they needed a reservation and almost didn't let us in. We all paid our admission fee, so I'm not sure what the problem was. They definitely got more business than they would have otherwise! It... More 

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Hainesville, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This garden has mostly shrubs and trees and it has well organized paths. When we visited on the weekend of July 4th, there was very little color. Not many flowers and mostly greenery. There was a wedding at the time which prevented us from seeing about a third of the garden. It is a calm place, but it is very... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I drove up and was so excited to visit the gardens, but upon arriving there was no one to help me or a way to figure how to get into the garden so I turned around and left. So this garden was a no go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Very nice! I see why couples get married here. It is small but so beautiful. Awesome photo opportunity. Oh...watch for the chipmunks. So cute! Make sure to visit the zoo next to the garden.

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a beautiful garden with lovely areas to sit and just enjoy the flowers and nature. Send the kids and husband off to the zoo while you take your time exploring the garden and greenhouse

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Luthy is a lot smaller than most gardens I visit but it is very nice. They have a lot of information and classes all the time. They can answer any questions or help with any problems you have in the garden.

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My wife and I were married in the greenhouse in the middle of winter. A beautiful oasis of beautiful plants and flowers in the middle of a not so beautiful urban area and park.

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Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Located right next to the Peoria Zoo. They have a small gift shop. You first enter a tropical greenhouse then enter the garden area. Kind of reminds me of a millionaires huge backyard. Big fenced in area in a lower income area of town. Kind of an oasis in the area. Lots of plants and displays. Some of the flowers... More 

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Additional Information about Luthy Botanical Garden

Address: 2520 N. Prospect, (turn at the corner of Prospect & Gift), Peoria, IL
Phone Number: 309-686-3362
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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