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Address: 2001 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Phone Number: 805-557-1135
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Description: The Gardens of the World is privately owned and operated by the Hogan...
The Gardens of the World is privately owned and operated by the Hogan Family Foundation, Inc. The Gardens exist not only as a cultural contribution to the community, but as an educational tool. Volunteer docents lead guided tours and assist with school tours throughout the year.
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Nice garden

Everyone enjoyed the gardens. Different areas were interesting. Nice to slowly wander and enjoy. Go see it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Benita T
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Thousand Oaks, California
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Thousand Oaks, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Everyone enjoyed the gardens. Different areas were interesting. Nice to slowly wander and enjoy. Go see it.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Plenty of space for the littles to run around. Really nice spot to enjoy a few hours on the weekend. It's not humongous, but there's a lot of variety. If you want to be outdoors and try something different that's local, this is a great place to go!

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Port Hueneme, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Gardens of the World, right in Thousand Oaks, California, is a wonderful treat for the body and soul. Privately owned by the Hogan Family Foundation, it is free for anyone to visit. Expertly planned and landscaped, the leisurely and easy walk among the various gardens brings visual beauty and peace of mind. Hard to believe this free attraction is... More 

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San Diego, California
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147 reviews 147 reviews
48 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is such a wonderful place to relax after a bit of traveling. The place is so serene and peaceful.

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Agoura Hills, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Summer is always the best time to visit this place, where the flowers are blooming and trees/plants are at their best. Quaint garden and visit is free.

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Bournemouth
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Very delightful gardens, well kept and laid out - staff helpful and welcoming. A beautiful place to find time to rest, relax and reflect on the beauties of nature.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

What a wonderful treasure to visit if you are in the Yhousand Oaks area. The gardens are absolutely gorgeous and represent a variety of garden styles from Eastern to Formal European. Whether you just come to walk and observe or to take advantage of the picnic area you won't be disappointed. An extra bonus is the area set aside to... More 

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Moorpark, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It's about a one hour walk which is perfect. It could take longer of course but it's very nice and serene and so nice to have in TO

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St. Louis, MO
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103 reviews 103 reviews
34 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This place is pristine and great for a short walk or visit. If you're in the area and enjoy Gardens it's a must.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Not a MUST SEE, but very pretty garden. Easy thing to do to refresh before/after doing something high engery.

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