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Brookgreen Gardens

1931 Brookgreen Dr, U.S. Hwy 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
843-235-6000
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Art Museums
Activities: Picnicking
Traveler Description: Brookgreen Gardens is a true gem that far too many visitors to the Grand Strand area miss. The name, "Gardens", is a misnomer. Brookgreen is so much... more »
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Beautiful and peaceful! The place has a real sense of history. The grounds change from season to season, so it is never the same.

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Charleston SC
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139 reviews 139 reviews
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Nothing to dislike. This is a very beautiful property, and so well taken care of by the staff, many of whom are volunteers. Plan on at least a half day to fully enjoy. We were there for photography. Flowers and many other subject to fit your fancy.

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North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I got to admit I am not even a big lover of gardens. This place is awesome. We decided to pay $3 extra to go into the butterfly house. It was exceptional and the staff was very knowledgeable. Put your walking shoes on because I clocked in about 7000 steps!

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McLean, Virginia
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3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Really a great garden with something like 1400 sculptures. The ticket is good for 1 week so do not try to do all in one day. The walking tour of the garden is an excellent primer, but come back later to view slowly. The boat tour is also very informative and gives a great history of the rice plantations that... More

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Nashville USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed both the natural and sculptural beauty in this lovely garden. Well worth time out from beach and fresh seafood eating activities. Since our day here was cloudy we didn't see the butterflies, so come on a sunny day if that's important.

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greenville,sc
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

this was our first visit to Brookgreen after having come to the beach for years. the scenery and tours were great. seeing the grounds and fields was like going back in history on a plantation. the walking tour was excellent. the shuttle service gives you a walking break from the different attractions. this was a 9000 acre plantation made up... More

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Denver, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

If you are into sculptures, this reclaimed plantation is the place to go. Be prepared for a long walk as the place is huge! Very interesting displays with informative labeling. The admission ticket is good for 7 days so you can come back many times to take it all in.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Beautiful Beautiful place to see the flowers and gradens..Long walks or take the free shuttle to the different areas as well..They do have strollers for both adults and children free of charge to use if you choose to walk the wonderful grounds ..

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Isle of Wight, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

We visited Brookgreen Gardens for an afternoon and returned the next day because there was just too much to see there. We had a group of five ladies and we returned with our husbands the next day because we really wanted to share this beautiful place with them. The Oak Tree Garden was breathtaking. We took the boat ride, which... More

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New Freedom, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful, relaxing get away from the hustle & bustle of MB. LOVED IT Walking through the beautiful gardens with the childhood sculptures. Take the boat ride through the marshes and see nature at it's best. This is a must see if you're visiting Myrtle Beach or Charleston....

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