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Memphis Botanic Garden

750 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 636-4100
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Ranked #19 of 86 attractions in Memphis
Type: Gardens
Description: Peaceful gardens offering beautiful scenery all year round.
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Memphis, Tennessee
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We love taking the grandkids to the "my backyard garden" where the kids get to explore houses which have musical and other items to play with. The kids love the stream and enjoys some time walking in the water! When the rain starts (sprinkler system to keep stream running) they run through it like a child (duh!!!). They also enjoy... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I have shared a table with friends at Live at the Garden for 6 years now. This will be our last year. The main reason ? PARKING HELL! We buy parking passes every year. Up until this year, we would roll in, park and walk to our table. This year...we come in on Perkins for some ridiculous reason...the entrance off... More

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Newton, NJ
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131 reviews 131 reviews
82 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The Memphis Botanical Garden is a very attractively designed garden center. The children's garden, called My Big Backyard, was great and we spent most of our time here. We did not have time to see the entire gardens, but what we did see look very nice. It wasn't crowded at all. This is a nice place to spend the afternoon,... More

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St. Louis, MO, USA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The "children's garden" is exceptional. There are many activities for kids to try out. A giant bird house is fun to see. There are plants growing literally in a "bed", a bedframe with box springs filled with dirt. The Japanese Garden is pretty nice too. And it was not very crowded.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

OMG romantic walking park, scenery amazing, arrangements keep you wanting more, wedding bridges gave you ideas, the smell tranquil, and no bugs seemed to be biting, food cater professional and good

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

I decided to come here while waiting for my hotel check-in on a weekday, right after a long flight. It was early morning and so blissfully peaceful. I went early to try to beat the Memphis heat. The only people there were a few people walking for exercise and a few families with small children. I really enjoyed the variety... More

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The gardens are lovely but could be better kept. There is currently construction going on which limits access to certain areas. If you are looking for better Mid-West gardens, go to St. Louis.

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Lamar, Mississippi
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102 reviews 102 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

music , blanket and chairs...a great weather evening and tunes to remember for a life time. Great concert

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Dublin, Ohio
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121 reviews 121 reviews
24 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

One of the best botanic gardens I have visited. Very large Japanese style garden with bridges, shaped pine trees, Kori pools, and the best children's area I have ever seen in a garden. There were various houses children could explore, a running brook, etc. Highly recommend the Botanic Gardens as a place to visit especially if you have young children.... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

If you enjoy walking around outdoor gardens, this is the place to go! They had many different themed gardens. I loved the whimsical gardens where they had actual flower beds--bed frames with headboards & tailboards with flowers planted between them. The backyard area was fun with a swing wide enough for two people to ride together. There were many more... More

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