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Address: 1931 Brookgreen Dr, U.S. Hwy 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Phone Number: 843-235-6000
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Picnicking
Description: A beautiful 9,170-acre green park located 16 miles south of Myrtle Beach.

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Christmas Special Night Lighting

Largest sculpture garden in the country I think. Breathtaking. A real treasure. The Christmas season special night with the whole place lit up with candles and special lighting is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Largest sculpture garden in the country I think. Breathtaking. A real treasure. The Christmas season special night with the whole place lit up with candles and special lighting is truly spectacular. Anytime Brookgreen is so beautiful but if happen to be here this Christmas season make sure you go at night.

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Boston, MA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Every year we head back to Brookgreen. My kids love to run (slowly) through Oak Alley as they can't wait to get to the children's garden. They have their favorite statues- and always a rest at the old kitchen. Everything is beautiful- from the walks, to the butterfly garden,to the zoo and discovery center- even the tram ride. Make sure... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

this is an excellent place to spend an afternoon with someone you care about and choose to share the day with The scenery is most enjoyable lots of small gardens to get lost in the springtime reflect and share lots of statues to enjoy plants and animal A good place to learn a little bit about the history of Charleston... More 

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Very peaceful sculpture gardens in park like settings. This place has frequent special events, from concerts to nights of 1000 candles. It is a great break from the pace of modern life.

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new york
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Really beautiful but remember you are in the low country. The restaraunt is very busy be patient. Take the cruise if available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Brookgreen Gardens is one of the best, little known attraction in Myrtle Beach area. Offers wonderful look at flowers, wildlife and nature. Walk at your own pace and enjoy the ambience of southern life. Take a boat ride back into old rice plantations and learn about history of the area. We've spent many relaxing hours enjoying the changing seasons.

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

What makes this garden unique is the large number of sculptures through the garden. the landscaping is good just not as perfect as some other top gardens. There was a plant sale the day we were there. They also have a small zoo including the butterfly pavilion. The restaurant serves good food and has indoor and outdoor seating. Stop here... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This is really a fantastic place to see AMAZING flowers and gardens. We especially love the Christmas Light show they do every year. A MUST SEE.

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Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We visited the gardens to see the azaleas in bloom but they were pretty much over. Nonetheless, we had a great visit through the gardens to see everything else - live oak trees, statues, water features, etc. We didn't have the time to see the zoo or low country exhibit s we became members to come back several more times.... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This is a special place to visit with over 9,000 acres dedicated to gardens, sculptures, trails, and a zoo. The zoo is home to animals and reptiles native to the low country that have been displaced by a rapidly growing human population. Brookgreen Gardens was the original site of four rice plantations. Make sure to bring comfortable shoes for walking.... More 

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