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Kansas State University Gardens

Address: 1500 Denison Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone Number: 785-532-3271
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Ranked #3 of 8 Attractions in Manhattan
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Salina, Kansas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
36 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It is a nice place to walk through any day. Always enjoy it. We have been several times in the past two years and always enjoy seeing what is new.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We have walked through the gardens many times, and had some wedding pictures taken there. They do a great job making sure it always looks great. Summer is a great time to see it though

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Manhattan, Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I went to visit this with my sisters when they visited a while back and was thoroughly pleased with this little gem. I have lived here for 2 decades and had never been to it. A great way to spend a nice afternoon.

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Manhattan Kansas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A walk through the gardens is always beautiful and restful. There are several benches to sit, fountains, rose garden, shade plants and native plants. If you have a spare 30 minutes, or more, it is worth the stop.

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Wamego, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

When we first moved to the area, I kept hearing rumors about an insect zoo/ museum. It took me a month of asking around but I finally found someone that had been there. What a treat! Excellent exhibits, knowledgeable staff, things to touch and see. Loved it. One of the highlights of my kids first weeks in Kansas. Check out... More

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kansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Love to go and see what new and enjoy the beauty of this place!! Dedicated staff and volunteers make this a gem in Manhattan. Everyone should take the time to visit, it's free!!!!

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Rochester NY
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Lots of local plants and looks like it's going to be expanding in the future. There's an insect zoo if you are expecially brave.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We visited on Memorial Day, so the barn was closed, but just walking around the gardens on a sunny day was wonderful. There is some construction right now that looks like an expansion project, and I can't wait to go back when it's all finished! Kid/stroller friendly.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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30 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

It's a fantastic hidden treasure to the north of campus across from some Greek houses. It's a lovely place to visit, but particularly in the spring when it's not too hot and everything is beginning to bloom.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

One of K-State's treasures is the Gardens situated on the K-State campus. It is a learning laboratory as well as an educational resource for students and the public. Of course, this is a growing project - there are several phases of development. The best part - it is free to visit. My favorite area would be the rose gardens when... More

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