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“Bonsai & Penjing Museum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of U.S. National Arboretum

U.S. National Arboretum
3501 New York Ave. NE, Washington DC, DC 20005
202-245-2726
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Ranked #51 of 484 things to do in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Activities: Walking
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Owner description: Established in 1927 by an Act of the United States Congress, this national treasure contains 446 acres of fabulous flora and fauna and is especially known for its Asian, azalea and conifer collections.
Wales
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Bonsai & Penjing Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

A trip to the Bonsai and Penjing Museum is a must if you are a lover of Bonsai. There is a spectacular array of trees arranged in Japanese gardens. A most beautiful sight to see. A must oi you are visiting.

Visited June 2013
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Clinton, MD
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“MUST SEE Variety of Plants”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

The Bonsai garden is wonderful. It is also educational and inspirational to see the many varieties of his originally Japanese art form.

Visited September 2012
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Bethesda, Maryland
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“great bonsai exhibit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

very peaceful place overall, but the bonsai exhibit is great. good luck finding an open bathroom with a 5 year old who needs to go urgently though!

Visited April 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Excellent collection of trees”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

this is well worth going to no matter what the season as there is always something to see for every gardener or plant lover

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“My favorite lace in the city!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

This is a great spot for a picnic but even better t walk and enjoy time with your family away from the fast and overwhelming pace of the city.

Visited July 2012
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