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Cleveland Botanical Garden

Address: 11030 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone Number: 216 721 1600
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Ranked #13 of 74 Attractions in Cleveland
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Brunswick, Ohio
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78 reviews 78 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Earlier this afternoon, my wife and I stopped in at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens here in Cleveland. The Glass House was pretty much the only thing open to walk through, as this being January, the gardens were closed. The exhibits in the glass house were impressive enough to see twice. The butterflies stole the show, and the birds added to... More 

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Alliance, Ohio
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11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Step out of the cold and into a wonder land of beauty. Great place for picture taking. If you have cabin fever take a trip here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I always wanted to visit and the free entry on MLK day gave me the opportunity. I'm sure it is splendid when you can also take in the outside gArdens. You can view the interior gardens in twenty minutes.

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N.E. Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I love visiting botanical gardens, and seek them out wherever we travel, so I've had a chance to see some wonderful ones throughout the U.S. and the world. Cleveland's is far from the largest or most extensive, but it does a lot with the available space. The outdoor gardens are very nice, offering a surprising diversity of plants and aesthetics... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Paths wind through nine huge gardens. Roses were gorgeous. Herbs were interesting. The Japanese garden was unique. The woodland forest is serene. The children's garden was creative with its short potting bench, log stools, small trowels, a hand pump, and sandbox. Each of the nine youngsters there were totally engrossed in digging. I've been there in May and October. It... More 

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Pelham, New York
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109 reviews 109 reviews
33 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Beautiful Christmas display of lights outside, and a great collection of gingerbread houses and trees inside. A very enjoyable afternoon. I will return in the spring and summer for a walk around the gardens when they are in bloom.

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

We went through the interior rain forest gardens pretty quickly, as they aren't very large. The rest was decorated for the holidays. Too many gingerbread house displays for the out of towers, although I'm sure the local families got a kick out of contributing. The only thing that offsets the cost of admission here is that the Art Museum is... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I think the reason why this was so disappointing is I've been to better botanical gardens. Compared to places like Longwood in PA, it's a bummer to visit. First off, the price is not worth the visit. I think we paid like $16 per person or something like that. It's such a small botanical garden. I lived outside of Cleveland... More 

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Butte
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I took my 10 year-old niece to the Botanical Gardens over Christmas break one evening for the "Glow" holiday display. I wasn't sure it would hold her interest, but we had a wonderful time. Waited to reach the Gardens until after dark, which made the experience all the more vivid and enjoyable. We toured the Costa Rica rain forest and... More 

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Medina, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

If you have never been to the Cleveland Botanical Garden for Christmas, this is a must for your next Christmas outing. The trees that decorate the inside of Garden are from the local Garden Clubs of Northeast Ohio. OMG they are beyond beautiful. The lobby of the Garden not only has a magnificent Christmas tree, but the Amaryllis and Poinsettias... More 

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