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ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden

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Neighborhood: West Old Town
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Address: 2601 Central Ave. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone Number: +1 505-764-6200
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Beautiful gardens

Great outing for folks in wheelchairs. Beautiful gardens and the majority of it was accessible. The butterfly center was filled with butterflies. The Japanese garden was relaxing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Great outing for folks in wheelchairs. Beautiful gardens and the majority of it was accessible. The butterfly center was filled with butterflies. The Japanese garden was relaxing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Summer time through the bio-park botanic garden is a must in Albuquerque. The family and I go a couple of times a year. Once during the summer and almost always during Christmas to see the wonderful Christmas lights. Usually after thanksgiving holiday is when we go. Wonderful time with the kids.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Any season of the year provides a delightful visit to the garden. We especially like the River Of Lights during the holiday season.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Best value in Albuquerque. Lovely gardens and excellent place to stroll and relax to beat the heat. Well thought out and they have used the grounds to their best advantage.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I went here primarily to visit the Japanese Garden, which is an wonderful section of the overall garden. The Japanese section is an authentic, traditional Japanese garden, with interesting sight-lines that change with every step you take. We spent about 2 hours in the entire garden, with most sections also having interesting plants and/or sculptures. There is also a nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very nice area seems quite large but after the zoo and the aquarium too tired to walk the whole garden, but the butterfly pavilion is a MUST SEE! (SEASONAL)

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We bought the combo tickets for the botanical Gardens, the Aquarium, and the Zoo. The Butterfly Pavilion was our favorite. We spent so much time in the gardens and aquarium that by the time we took the train to the zoo, we were too tired to look at those exhibits. Well worth the money; wish the combo tickets covered two... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Most botanic(al) gardens in the USA are wonderful cultural edifices with attached museums. The problem is that the donations go to satisfying the tastes of the upper class. This complex is much more scaled to family wonder and awe with a beautiful aquarium, fantasy garden that scales humans to the size of dragon flies, a wonderful series of outdoor trains... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My husband and I got married here in August, and the staff went out of their way to make it a perfect day. The servers were fantastic, and so was Renee! I love this place, and definitely recommend it to anyone looking to get married. When it came to the end of the night, I told the wait staff to... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great botanical garden with multiple varieties of plants and exhibitions. Great for kids to experience a real farm and even a bug exhibit. Aquarium was loaded with volunteers eager to "immerse" kids with all kinds of fish and aquatic info.

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Additional Information about ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden

Address: 2601 Central Ave. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone Number: +1 505-764-6200
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > West Old Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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