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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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April was the perfect time to go! The Gardens were beautiful and it was a relaxing way to spend the day.

My family and I went to Brookgreen Gardens last year for Spring break. We arrived at 11AM and stayed until 4PM. Our children were 6,8,and 10 at the time and they had a great time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Robin U
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Salem, Virginia
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Emporia, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

If you enjoy strolling back in time through beautifully landscaped gardens, with fountains, and sculptures, you'll enjoy Brookgreen Gardens. The boat ride gave a different perspective on the vastness of the estate along with history of the Huntington's and the rice industry in South Carolina. While we did see a few children there, I personally don't feel there was much... More 

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Salem, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

My family and I went to Brookgreen Gardens last year for Spring break. We arrived at 11AM and stayed until 4PM. Our children were 6,8,and 10 at the time and they had a great time. They never complained that they were bored or wanted to go. We will definitely go back the next time we are in Surfside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Fans of the Huntington Gardens in Pasadena, CA, we were expecting something more botanical that the experience at the Brookgreen Gardens. It is very much a reflection of the artistic taste of its creators and their period (1920's), with wide, open lawns and careful platings highlighting large sculptures and fountains. Very pleasant, but not what we think of as a... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A must see. Gorgeous grounds...don't forget the camera. Great eating spots and gift shop. Knowledgable staff and the zoo is a delight

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I have been coming to Brookgreen Gardens since moving to the Myrtle Beach area 23 years ago. It is one of the most peaceful, relaxing places ever. Don't forget to visit the "fountain of muses" during your visit.....one of my favorite spots...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

You can listen and read about all the art and the story behind this place if you like. I'm going to tell you this place is just beautiful. Top to bottom. I don't know anything about sculptures but one after another we're impressive. Even more impressive was the garden grounds. Amazing. After seeing the small zoo during the feeding time,... More 

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Manakin Sabot, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Brookgreen Gardens from the entrance to the parking lot is magical...in the summer it was beautifullly green, although it was rainning while we visited..we enjoyed a fabulous concert outdoors and dinner as well. The Barefoot Movement played for several hours and we loved them!! I would highlt recomend this lovely spot to either explore the gardens or groove in the... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Enter the gates next to a stunning larger than life horse sculpture! Park the car and take a tram to the zoo. Children will love the otters, barnyard animals, and alligators! Go back on your week long pass to stroll the gardens with a friend. Enjoy the Spanish moss and the hundreds of gorgeous statues.

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We look at the Brookgreen garden as a found treasure. It is a broad shaded space with a variety of sculpture venues and gardens. It has a number of small snack shack and restaurants, allowing a ongoing experience. Kids love the rescue zoo and the butterfly house. The old plantation and boat rides all add to the diversity of the... More 

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maryld-8 Washington, DC
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful place to spend 3-4 hours. The sculpture gardens are exquisite - art in a gorgeous botanical setting. We took the boat ride (add'l charge) through the creeks and learned about the rice plantations which were the basis for the early (preCivil War) economy, even saw some alligators. There is also a nice little museum which gives... More 

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Additional Information about Brookgreen Gardens

Address: 1931 Brookgreen Dr, U.S. Hwy 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Phone Number: 843-235-6000
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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