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Quad City Botanical Center

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Address: 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone Number: 309-794-0991
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Always good - Special Occasions Only

Food here is excellent but only served when groups book special occasions such as wedding receptions, graduation parties, club meetings, and special events. Typically served... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Food here is excellent but only served when groups book special occasions such as wedding receptions, graduation parties, club meetings, and special events. Typically served buffet style, they can put on a great meal from $10 to $25 per persons depending on the menu. Staff is outstanding and the facility is a real treat to visit.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It was a great way to spend a cloudy afternoon! The indoor botanic garden was informative and hands on. The outdoor children's area was lovely! There was a hands on area to dig in the dirt, an area where the kids could take off their shoes and splash in a man made river, and some games they could play. Since... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Just happened to stop here. I've been to some great botanical gardens and arboeta in other places, and this is very nice. Not a huge area, but very well planned. Various areas are made to seem larger than they are, and the plantings are lovely. Children's area with cute water features is fun, even though there were no children in... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Go on $1 Mondays' for a great bargain. The brand new children's area is wonderful. It is complete with a play ground and a splash pad. It even has a small stream that is 3" deep for the children to wade in. There places for parents to relax while watching the children. They are still landscaping this area but it... More 

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East Moline, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The displays and lush floral displays were great to see..I have enjoyed this spot many times with my family and fellow travelers.

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County Waterford, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

they had interesting artwork for sale. staff where very friendly and informative. a cute way to spend a sunny day with small children who may enjoy feeding the fish.

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Lewistown, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I was a little disappointed at how small it is, but I still enjoyed my visit. Despite it's size, it is charming. You can feed the fish and turtle, enjoy the sound and sight of the waterfall, and there is quite a variety of plants to see. The staff was friendly and admission was reasonable.

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Fort Madison, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Very beautiful and very nice people We enjoyed seeing all the different areas that they have to offer

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We wanted to love this place, but couldn't. It is kind of expensive to get in and it is very small. It looks like they spent a whole lot of money, but it lacks the beauty and magic of other botanical gardens.

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Moline, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

They have a chocolate day and it is wonderful to visit and pig out there is however a cost, but it is minimal.

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Additional Information about Quad City Botanical Center

Address: 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone Number: 309-794-0991
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rock Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 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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