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Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

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Address: 2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218
Phone Number: 716 827 1584
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Description: An oasis of breathtaking beauty, these gardens - filled with flowers...
An oasis of breathtaking beauty, these gardens - filled with flowers, plants, herbs and cacti from around the world - are housed inside an 1890s Victorian glass-domed greenhouse. The site, designed by New York Central Park creator Frederick Law Olmstead, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Great place for plant lovers, and the Wegmans Family Garden will be a go-to place for me and my grandson. The outside gardens make for a great place to read.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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West Seneca, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

The reason I'm rating it at 3 is that the green-house is currently being renovated; half of it is deconstructed to its metal carcass and the other half has stuff stored in it. Inside, the plants are still great. A bonus is if you park at the garden, it's an easy walk kitty-corner to Our Lady of Victory Basilica, which... More 

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West Seneca, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Great place for plant lovers, and the Wegmans Family Garden will be a go-to place for me and my grandson. The outside gardens make for a great place to read.

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Butler
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

My first visit was during a cooler, rainy summer day; the next visit was during the annual fund raiser "Starry Night in the Garden"-these visits spaced approx 1-year apart-during that time, the changes and updates done were wonderful! It truly is a beautiful "indoor" escape especially during our winter months.The selection and array of plants is incredible, and "meandering" through... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Love it. Lots of rare plants. Especially tropical plants that you don't usually see in canada. Great place to visit if you have young children, great learning experience.

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Botanical Gardens are a must see for anyone visiting Buffalo on a sunny day. it is simply exquisite and we will throw it into a genuine Frederick Law Olmsted Park just to made it perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I have been here several times! This last time was on a school trip w my daughter and her school. The staff are friendly and knowledgable if you have a question. It is a clean facility and friendly for children of all ages. The plants were amazing and beautiful. A good place to teach children about nature and horticulture. I... More 

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I paid $8 to get in. I enjoyed looking at different plants and I was impressed to see plants were well taken care of. One house was closed for renovations so my visit was a bit shorter than I expected.

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Dunkirk, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This totally renovated masterpiece is gorgeous inside and out. Special seasonal shows and events. Our granddaughter enjoyed the huge circus train, Thomas the Train exhibit as well as a wide range of plants.

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Hamburg, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

If you love plants and flowers, this is the place to go. Reasonable admission prices, friendly and knowledgeable staff. Very well maintained gardens and the dome is beautiful! A great place to visit any time and expect to spend a couple of hours.

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Buffalo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A bit of a hidden gem, the botanic gardens lie in Lackawanna. A little out of the way if you aren't driving through or visiting the basilica, but definitely worth the trip and the price isn't bad.

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Additional Information about Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

Address: 2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218
Phone Number: 716 827 1584
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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