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Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

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Address: 3800 Arboretum Drive, Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone Number: (563) 556-2100
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:30 pm

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A shocker! A gem!

Nothing to dislike here! We went here just for a relaxing couple of hours and wow were we surprised at how beautiful and well done this place is! A gardeners delight!!!! You can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Springfield, Illinois
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Springfield, Illinois
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

Nothing to dislike here! We went here just for a relaxing couple of hours and wow were we surprised at how beautiful and well done this place is! A gardeners delight!!!! You can even get some hiking in, have a picnic, send the kids to the playground.....really a great day here!

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Marengo, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The best part about this Arboretum is that it is FREE! And the landscaping and walkways are fabulous! This is one of Dubuque's hidden treasures for sure!

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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We loved roaming around the 52 acres of gardens and enjoying the outdoor beauty! The gardens are so beautiful, although I'd like to see better labeling of plants. There were a few things I REALLY wanted to know the names of, and could never ever find a label for the name. bummer. The streams and ponds are gorgeous. I would... More 

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Alvin, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Most of the work here is done by volunteers and it is a beautiful place. My favorite spots were the Herb Garden, the English Garden, and the Japanese Garden. As I was leaving around 2 in the afternoon, there was a group of artists arriving. Made me wish I had brought my paints with me.

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Cumberland, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The arboretum and trails were nicely done, but we are rose people with 220 roses in our personal garden. The rose garden at this facility was a disappointment. A number of roses were dead or very much hurt, I guess from a hard winter. What was most disappointing was the 6-8 inches of Oak leaf that was piled on the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Beautiful garden, breath taking views, tons of volunteers working. An amazing place to go be humble and take in all of what mother nature has to offer.

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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The Dubuque Arboretum is one more reason why Dubuque is a great place to visit. We spent a wonderful Monday morning walking through the gardens full of blooming irises, peonies, summer annuals, a lovely English garden and Japanese gardens. The arboretum has only 2 staff with 300 volunteers. It would be wonderful to come on a summer weekend when there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The Arboretum is almost entirely volunteers doing the work and the building of the lovely gardens. Love the Japanese and English gardens best.

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Merrimac, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The gardens had much to offer and were well keep and marked. The kids enjoyed the playground area and a nice spot for a picnic.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This garden is one of our favorite places in Dubuque. Springtime blossoms are amazing. Music in the park is a blast. Rose Garden, Pond, and park are some of our favorites. It's a quite, peaceful place the entire family will fall in love with!

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Additional Information about Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

Address: 3800 Arboretum Drive, Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone Number: (563) 556-2100
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm

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