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Brookgreen Gardens

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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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A wonderful garden to enjoy in every season

We've bought family memberships for the past 7 years. We enjoy visiting Brookgreen Gardens in every season, and usually take others with us to share the experience. Their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Wilmington NC
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We've bought family memberships for the past 7 years. We enjoy visiting Brookgreen Gardens in every season, and usually take others with us to share the experience. Their special events (see website) seem to sell out early, so if you see something that looks interesting to you, be sure to sign up right away. Most times, we simply enjoy a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We loved it, it was one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited. The gardens were break taking.

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The staff was very helpful. The grounds and gardens and lovely. The sculptures are interesting. There are sculptures indoors and outdoors. The trail thru the zoo (they only have domestic animals) is short but pleasant. The exhibits are small and it's easy to see the animals. We had a very pleasant, lovely afternoon.

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Oxford, Maine, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited Brookgreen Gardens over 30 years ago. We went back today and it was better than ever! Very well kept with beautiful gardens, sculpture, flowers and rich in history. Lots of local animals in their natural habitat and a great place to experience the feel if what life in the SC lowlands was like in times... More 

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Exeland, Wi
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Brookgreen is the type of attraction that you visit over and over again. There's such a wide variety of things to see that everyone will find something that interests them. The flowers and trees are beautiful of course, but the sculptures and the different ways that they are displayed are breathtaking. Anyone who loves the outdoors and animals will appreciate... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Having experienced and SO enjoyed Longwood Gardens in PA, we were expecting a similar experience. Dissatisfaction began with a woefully inadequate handicap parking area. I have seen garden centers with more spaces. Next came a parking security attendant who could not have cared less about directing us to a place other than overflow parking. Finally finding a place by the... More 

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Helen B, Vice-President at Brookgreen Gardens, responded to this review

We regret your disappointment when you visited the gardens recently but please know Brookgreen has more than the required number of handicapped parking spaces. Guests with mobility limitations are allowed to be dropped off at the Welcome Center while their companion parks the car. The adult and child strollers are available at no charge and there is a shuttle available... More 

Schnecksville, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Brookgreen Gardens is a wonderful place to spend a day. The gardens were created on old rice plantations that had been abandoned. It is now a showplace for beautiful trees and plants as well as an incredible collection of sculpture. We took the guided walking tour and learned a great deal about the history of the plantations and gardens. It... More 

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Newburgh, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

There is so much to do and see here. The gardens are absolutely beautiful and well kept and the sculptures are so different that there is something for everyone. There is even a children's garden for them to see. The Zoo on site is small but still very interesting. It was nice to see how well the animals were treated.... More 

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Santee, South Carolina, Usa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Don't miss this...too beautiful to miss. Sculptures, flowers, wildlife, etc. We walked well done paths through the park, saw birds up close and personal, and there was a Spring Festival of Flowers that we could go to at no extra charge. Very pleasant afternoon.

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Lake George, New York
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196 reviews 196 reviews
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181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Visitors of all ages will enjoy this magnificent attraction. Beautiful sculptures,fountains,flowers and a wonderful natural zoo.even a great cafe for lunch as well as a boat ride.

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