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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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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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We had been to the Quad City Botanical Center several years ago. We noted that they had just opened a children's garden last year, and thought we would check the place out again... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had been to the Quad City Botanical Center several years ago. We noted that they had just opened a children's garden last year, and thought we would check the place out again. Our grand-daughter was in school yesterday, so we headed over to see if the new children's section was suitable for a 4-year-old girl. The staff nicely allowed... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a pretty garden. Good labels in the indoor part but outdoors not so much. The person at the door was a bit strange. Rather than anticipating I wanted to enter she asked why are you here? And then seemed confrontational about asking for the entry fee of $6. Now here attitude may be related to the high fee... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I hadn't been to the Botanical Garden since elementary school so I should not have been surprised when the garden was smaller than I remembered. It really is a nice location, and the renovations to the outdoor gardens have more than doubled the walking spaces. The has a few interesting sections, but it all can still be covered in 15-20... More 

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Lakewood
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The Botanical Center has a reasonable entrance fee of $6 for adults and is a pleasant place to spend an hour or two in Moline. You have to be still but we saw many butterflies (more bees so be careful). If you buy the fish food, keep in mind there are two pools of fish. Lots of interesting plants

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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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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