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Cleveland Botanical Garden

11030 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106
216 721 1600
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Ranked #10 of 83 Attractions in Cleveland
Type: Gardens
Traveler Description: There are few places in Cleveland in where you can find God and his glory all in a bottle. Its an inexpensive bottle and for sixty bucks you can go... more »
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Cleveland, Ohio
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

The renovations are astounding! There is so much to see and fun paths to explore. However, the admission price of $11 to see plants and flowers for just an hour or so is just a tad too much for me and won't be going back unless there is a special.

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Wheaton, IL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We got free admission from reciprocity with the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois. The garden is great. Never been in a botanical garden in which the plants are so well labeled. Well maintained, well laid out. Really enjoyed our visit.

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We were going to go to the Cleveland Museum of Art, but didn't have that much time and decided to go the the Botanical Gardens instead. I'm glad we did. The weather was perfect and the gardens were stunningly beautiful. Definitely worth the visit. The rainforest/butterfly garden were also really amazing. There were many different kinds of butterflies and birds.... More

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Westport, Connecticut
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I wish I was asked about the AAA discount though. The indoor exhibit had a clear path to follow and was highly informative - about the Madagascar desert environment and the Costa Rica rain forests. Outdoors in an unusually chilly August was delightful - fun finding all the lego sculptures. I knock off one star for not telling me about... More

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Myrtle Beach
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A tranquil, well designed and meticulously maintained garden. What a GREAT staff! Helpful, hard working....and the Gardens show it!

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New York City, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It is obvious that a lot of thought has gone into this place. The explanations speak to children and normal adults in an understandable way. The greenhouse is fantastic with a real colony of leaf eating ants. It's more than just a botanical garden, this place inspires thought while educating. A must see

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Belleville, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

These Gardens were absolutely beautiful and fun for the entire family. My children 3 and 10 both enjoyed it. The Lego displays were really fun to see and the children's garden was really fun for kids of all ages.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We visit botanic gardens everywhere in the USA, and this one has a lot to offer within a small space: two greenhouses and ten acres. In the greenhouses you can experience two world destinations you might not ever get to visit personally: Madagascar (desert) and Costa Rica (rain forest). And the gardens had some wonderful features: gorgeous iron work, extensive... More

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Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The Glass House was definitely the high point of our visit; the butterflies in the rain forest habitat were amazing. The outdoor gardens were nice but not spectacular. This could have been in part due to the timing of our visit, but it's difficult to rate other ornamental gardens after visiting Longwood Gardens.

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Akron, Ohio
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68 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

When the Cleveland Art Museum next door has free general admission why should the Botanical Garden ask visitors to pay almost #12 dollars for admission - especially when parking is so expensive and difficult to find? Admission should be free or much less expensive all the way around. This area takes money from far too many unsuspecting and otherwise informed... More

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