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Rotary Botanical Gardens

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Address: 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, WI 53545
Phone Number: (608) 752-3885
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Picture perfect!!!!!

Very beautiful place to visit, especially at Christmas! The lights and thems are awesome. If you wear 3D glasses it makes it even more spectacular at Christmas.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Janesville, Wisconsin
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Elgin, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

To be honest, I wasn't expecting much from a garden in a small town, so I was blown away with the beautiful blooms in Rotary Gardens. There are lots of paths to wander. So many flowers blooming at one time. It was breathtaking! I wish they had more plants labeled, but they said they are in the process of doing... More 

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Very beautiful place to visit, especially at Christmas! The lights and thems are awesome. If you wear 3D glasses it makes it even more spectacular at Christmas.

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We visited the garden on a bus trip with 35 garden lovin' people on a Friday. A docent tour and lunch was arranged ahead of time. When we arrived, we were greeted by a friendly staff. The tour guides were knowledgeable and shared a lot of interesting information. Our lunch was reasonably priced and enjoyed by all. The gardens were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and I have always enjoyed the gardens here, beautiful and always well maintained. Small fee to pay for gorgeous scenery. The staff is extremely rude and unhelpful. They act as it anything you ask them is a burden, or a bother. Horrible service, multiple times in a row. Such a great garden, if only they had better staff.

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Waterbabyme63, Marketing Director at Rotary Botanical Gardens, responded to this review

Hello Isaiah H- Thank you for writing this review and bringing your concerns to our attention. We pride ourselves on topnotch customer service so we are truly very sorry that your experience(s) was not stellar and would like to address your concerns. Can you tell me what your experience was? Was it something at the front desk, in the garden,... More 

Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I was amazed at how large the Gardens were. It started with a storybook Garden and then so many different paths that lead to a Gazebo, a large pond-lake with fountains and and bridges. Everything was very well cared for and lush. The Japanese gardens were nice, fern gardens, and plenty of beautiful flowers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We often visit gardens when we travel and this one was exceptional.The lay out and use of natural materials was soothing and encourages you to slow down and linger.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Everything is tailored so nicely here. There are labels on everything. It is a great place to take pictures. They also offer many activities for children to learn. It is definitely a neat experience.

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Bloomington, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I saw this garden mentioned in "Wisconsin Gardening" magazine. I decided to get off the highway and stop in on my way back to Illinois. Wow! What a magnificent gem of a garden. I was so pleasantly surprised by the beauty of the different gardens and the fountains. I wish I had time to sit and enjoy the tranquility of... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We came here to stretch our legs after a long car ride from Michigan. What a great garden! So many different nooks and crannies. My kids loved the garden with the doors and windows propped up. I loved the lake and obviously the beautiful flowers. Wish we had one closer to home.

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McHenry, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a beautiful 20 acre garden in Wisconsin. Nice displays including a Japanese Garden! The views are beautiful, and very relaxing. I have gone a few times and it is never crowded. The garden has art displays made by students, which I believe they do each year. They are part of the reciprocal garden program if you are a... More 

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Address: 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, WI 53545
Phone Number: (608) 752-3885
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Janesville

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