We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Quad City Botanical Center

2525 4th Ave., Rock Island, IL 61201
309-794-0991
Improve this listing
Ranked #2 of 19 Attractions in Rock Island
Type: Gardens, Educational Sites
Most recent review
- Sep 14, 2014
Write a Review

26 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    14
    8
    4
    0
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Nice stop to spend an hour or three with the group ! Very lovely building and wonderful exhibits of Natue plus a Children's Special Area ! People hold weddings & Events there. The Gift Shop is great too !

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I truly enjoyed working my way through through this facility. The atmosphere is welcoming, and I even bought a beautiful aloe plant for home!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Van Wert, Ohio
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
21 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A pleasant surprise in the Quad City area, with a surprisingly extensive tropical collection. This isnt' that large of a facility but the exterior gardens are well done and interesting. As with many of the "non-major" gardens, they clearly rely heavily on volunteer garden-keeping. The newly opened children's garden is unique with it's watercourse. It's sure to be a pleasure... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Clare, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is a nice place to see. We took my mother. We also had discounted tickets. It was a nice quite afternoon. Buy fish food to feed the koy along the way.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Orion, Illinois
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Enjoyed a beautiful wedding in this facility. Great room offered plenty of space for the reception as well.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Went early spring with my sons field trip, it was lovely as always but what really got me excited was the kids garden they were building. It has a accurate miniature Mississippi River, end with an alligator waterfall signifying the gulf. On a kids point of view it was fun, for the parents educational about out home

Was this review helpful? Yes
Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
13 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

A nice relaxing botanical center that still has sections under construction. There is still a children's water park area under construction that will be nice for people with children. The greenhouse inside was nice with a good water feature and fish. Food is available for purchase to feed the fish and you could definitely tell the fish are fed well... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rock Island, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The best word I can use to describe this center is relaxing. I think it is the sound of the water that makes it so, but the benches placed strategically always make me want to take a book along to sit and read while I gaze at the flowers. Though small, there is a lot to look at and it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bettendorf, Iowa
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The QC Botanical Center was a wonderful escape from the horrendous winter of 2013-14. During the winter months, they have a small sand area set up where kids can play with beach toys, which is much more economical than a trip to the Caribbean. Our daughter also enjoyed feeding the fish and smelling the flowers. We plan to go back... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Davenport, Iowa
Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
60 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This is a great little botanical center for the Quad City area. If you are into plants or botany, this would be a fun stop to make.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Quad City Botanical Center also viewed

 

Been to Quad City Botanical Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Quad City Botanical Center, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing