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“Beautiful & low cost” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Olbrich Botanical Gardens
3330 Atwood Avenue Madison, Madison, WI 53704
608-246-4550
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Ranked #1 of 127 things to do in Madison
Certificate of Excellence
Activities: Viewing foliage
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Owner description: One of Madison's most popular attractions, this oasis of green includes a sunken garden, perennial garden, rose garden, rock garden, herb garden, wildflower garden and a tropical conservatory.
Northern Wisconsin
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful & low cost”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Beautiful setting with seasonal flowers and oriental landscaping. There was a wedding there when I visited. Take your camera because there are lots of photo opportunities.

Visited September 2012
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Munich, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Stunning! A definitive must-see. And its free!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012 via mobile

A real big and the most beautiful garden I've ever seen. Be sure not to miss the Thai garden with the fully gold covered Thai pavilion in it!!

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Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“beautiful gardens”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Caught the last day of the butterfly exhibit. Kids loved seeing the displays of butterflies from around the world and hunt in the outside gardens for stamps to earn a custard from Micheal's. Enjoyable as always.

Visited August 2012
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Hudson, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful surprise in the city!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Not an exciting attraction, but still one that should not be missed. The grounds are gorgeous and so well maintained. A person could wander around for hours here. There is no admission fee, just donations - so that was really cool as well. This makes for a very inexpensive family outing.

Visited September 2012
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Poynette
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40 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Flowers,Flowers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I try to go once a month during spring and summer to see all the different flowers blooming. Everything looks great right now. Nice spot to listen to music in the summer too.

Visited August 2012
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