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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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Dax, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

A place to visit, no doubt ! It is incredible to find this place within a few miles of attrations of Myrtle beach, if you like lowcountry and sculptures, go there !

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quaker city ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our family loves botanical gardens, and this one is lovely. Grounds are huge,its nice they let you re-use tickets. I found the map a little hard to read, and wished brochure was more descriptive. We went on a hot hot day, not much shade available. The sculptures are beautiful. We plan to visit again. Oh, after reading other reviews about... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

This place in rain or shine is outstanding. We couldn't get enough of the nature! Can't wait to come back!

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

My Granddaughter, her Mother, and I went specifically to see the butterfly garden and we were not disappointed. We will be going back again this year (I hope!)

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West Hartford, CT
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Loved the sculpture collection but was particularly interested in the national sculpture competition. Not much fine art in the Myrtle Beach area so this exhibition is worth the price of admission. There's a great play area and zoo for families as well.

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Springfield
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I can't imagine somebody wouldn't like Brookgreen Gardens. It is a gorgeous place! Gardens are beautiful, and classic American sculptures of people, animals, and birds surprise visitors at every step. Do not forget to visit exhibits inside the buildings. We also took a fun back-road tracker tour, and a boat tour (the latter was calm and a little bit boring).... More

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Warren Center, Pennsylvania
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Not a tourist trap. It's beautiful, peaceful, and educational. Even my small children love it! We call it our gardens and go every year.

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We have been visiting Brookgreen Gardens for several years and are amazed at how we see more each time we visit. Yesterday we viewed the new sculpture competition and then saw the live animal presentation at the low country center. The highlight was Vidalia the adorable skunk who the trainer held and let us pet. Wish our grand-daughter had been... More

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Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Wow. What a gem. A very pretty ride from the entrance to the visitors center. Take the free tour and the inexpensive boat tour. Fantastic sculpture everywhere. Beautiful trees full of Spanish moss. Have a ice cold beer at the old kitchen and rest your feet as you gaze out on the grounds. We have been 3 times and will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Despite some health issues, we decided to visit this great site on our second trip to Surfside. Cooling breezes made the weather perfect! We tried the boat trip, and got to see lots of critters while listening to a great tale of life on a rice plantation. Lunch at the Pavilion was just as great as before, and the service... More

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