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Botanical Research Institute of Texas

1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107
817.332.4441
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Ranked #48 of 72 Attractions in Fort Worth
Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This place is cool. Go take a tour and learn about the plants at the Botanic Gardens. Really informational.

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Crowley, Texas, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

The entire concept is outstanding. I highly recommend a visit to anyone who is interested in ecology or sustainability.

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Coppell, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We went on Free day in the arts distric. They were well staffed. We talked to 2 young, well trained botanist. People do all kinds of plant research here. The building is so green equiped with a "living" roof. The building itself is beautifully modern. We had a tour of the herbarium with 1 million specimens stored there. We saw... More

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Crowley, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

This is both a leading research institute and a teaching center. Great Eco-base water and energy conserving building

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Fort Worth, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

The flowers were in bloom and great to look at. Great place for a relaxing day and great for pictures.

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FTW
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

If you live here and haven't been to the BRIT - GO! You will be so rewarded by the experience. What an exciting place to have in our midst & most of it is free!

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

I went to visit BRIT for work and was lucky enough to be able to explore the entire building and site. I wish I lived in Fort Worth so that I could take advantage of their educational programs.It's the first LEED-NC Platinum building in Tarrant County, so if you are an architecture or environmental enthusiatic, it's also worth a visit.... More

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Hudson Oaks, TX
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26 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

A visit to BRIT is interesting on several levels. Their new sustainable building has a living roof, vegetated walls and a retention pond. All of the landscaping has been done with Native Texas Plants. It is worth a visit just to see the building and grounds. BRIT is located next door to the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens. BRIT also offers... More

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