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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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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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151 reviews 151 reviews
38 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
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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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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72 reviews 72 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Our group of 4 were the first to enter the Garden just when it opened and loved wandering through it. The flowers and trees are awesome. The little sitting places here and there were a delightful pause in the walking. As I come from a northern state it was great to see some new flowering plants...i got lots of garden... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I toured this location last month, and I couldn't say anything bad about this location even if I wanted to. Friendly staff, beautiful plants, and something to look forward to throughout the entire year.

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Syracuse, New York
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72 reviews 72 reviews
9 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Took an hour to wander the paths and enjoy the beautiful varieties of plants, trees and flowers. Nice peaceful afternoon. Several places to sit and relax. Very tranquil.

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Central Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Small, redundant contents in greenhouse. Outside is nice. Been to weddings there. Not the easiest place for non-locals to find. Only need an hour or so for the whole thing. Please donate, they need to update the plants in the greenhouse

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Peoria, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Small garden that is easy to walk around. I was very surprised it cost to get into the small park, but is not expensive. Quiet and peaceful

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