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“Most lovely in season.” 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 122 things to do in Madison
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.
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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“Most lovely in season.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Of course, it is more striking when much in bloom, but so much of the flora is lovely to see in the winter, and, year round, they have an enclosed tropical atrium, nice for one who sometimes misses Florida.

Visited September 2012
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Madison, Wisconsin
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“Absolutely beautiful!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

This is the best place in Wisconsin to have a wedding! There is a ton of work and donations that go into this park every year to make it look the way it does.

Visited December 2012
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Necedah, Wisconsin, United States
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“Beautiful place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

My husband and I visited here alone for a day to ourselves and it was beautiful. Very nice to walk through the gardens. Great day!

Visited June 2012
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Hephzibah, Georgia
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“included a visit to a Thai temple”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

yes, a Thai temple which was featured inside the Olbrich Botanical Garden - a beautiful pavillion, a gift from the government of Thailand and the Thai Chapter of the Univ. of Wisconsin Alumni Assoc. It is the only one in the continental US. The surrounding garden is truly magnificent. There are so many section that one can easily spend the day
and then reminisce, looking at the brochure that shows all sections in print. There are a lot of volunteers that help within the Garden and one can
hitch a ride with one of the trams if too much walking proves to be difficult, as in my case, advance in age :) The gift shop is huge and has an abundant assortment of things to remind one of Texas. I bought some lovely souveniers.

Visited August 2012
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Linden, WI
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

They have some beautiful plant displays there. Some of the things change with the seasons. A fun place to visit.

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