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Children love the Galaxy of Lights

I have been to the Galaxy of Lights several times. I have taken my children and now grandchildren... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kopter_doctor
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Great gardens

The place is beautiful, nice well kept paths with a wide variety of plants. Many things for kids... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John L
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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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The Huntsville Botanical Garden is open year-round and boasts a picture perfect aquatic garden, a spectacular wildflower and nature trail and numerous specialty gardens and plant collections. The Children’s Garden and Nature Center contain the...more
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4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3390
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have been to the Galaxy of Lights several times. I have taken my children and now grandchildren to this event. It is always entertaining and fun. My favorite way to view the lights is when it is open for foot traffic. Driving through in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is beautiful, nice well kept paths with a wide variety of plants. Many things for kids to do including a children's garden. The teenagers were also kept busy with a number of different items to look at and play on. Would go back...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Accompanied a friend for a magical breakfast event. They ran out of breakfast which was disappointing but after a long wait, we were served a little bit. The children’s activities were good but I feel could have used some more hostesses walking around to encourage...More

Thank marlah763
Reviewed 1 week ago

As if the gardens aren’t fabulous enough to draw you in, they’ve added a fun extra this summer. Sprinkled throughout the park are a series of sculptures of mythical subjects. Some are dainty and small others are over ten feet tall. All are in “living”...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens and butterfly house. Nice metal wind sculptures were turning in th wind when we visited. Plants were nicely identified. Different events are held there during the year too. Butterfly house is very well done.

Thank Karol2
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Garden is spread out with lots of asphalt walkways which is not a good thing in hot weather...it was about 97F the morning we visited. The layout is good but some areas could use more information since there were plants we couldn't identify and...More

Thank Jeannie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pretty the flowers are awesome. It was rather hot out to visit in July but we enjoyed it . I would love to go back in Christmas.

Thank Tonya C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my children to The Huntsville Botanical Gardens and they loved it. Their favorite parts were the Purdy Butterfly House, Children's Garden and Gardens of Myth trail. Recommend spending at least 2 hours at the gardens to see the sights. The gardens have plenty of...More

Thank Victoria J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Huntsville Botanical gardens are well maintained and beautiful. I highly recommend a visit. The grounds are expansive with wonderful trails through meadows and wooded areas. The butterfly garden has many butterflies as well as turtles and a neat indoor garden. The children’s gardens are...More

Thank Onetrave
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is so appealing.We were there during a "rocking chair exhibit".You could sit in the chairs.Rocking in those chairs was so much fun! The train was a hit with young and old. The garden settings are beautiful.I would love to visit at the height...More

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lcdesign
June 27, 2018|
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Response from Joan P | Reviewed this property |
This is from the Huntsville Botanical Garden website: "Visitors who wish to bring their own food and beverages can enjoy a picnic in the Garden. There are tables located at various places in the Garden. If you would like to... More
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June 27, 2018|
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Hey Icdesign, I am not sure, I know they have a cafe, but I have their numbers listed below id you would like to give them a call. Phone: 256-830-4447 | Toll Free:1-877-930-4447 Hope you enjoy it as much as I did if you... More
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20.00 per car. There may be a discount for members.
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