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Lovely garden. Noisy weedeaters & mowers going ruined our visit.

I love gardens. Hence, I always try to visit those I find. This is a beautiful garden spot. Every... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2018
Jackson, Mississippi
Pleasant Walk

Went to visit Museum, which we found disappointing so spent more time in the garden, Very pleasant... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the site of a scheduled event and we knew it was going to rain. The management was not helpful despite charging a lot of money. The woman in charge was rude and the man was clueless. They were unreasonable and petty. They refused...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank mobilebulldog
Reviewed January 10, 2019

These gardens are very poorly maintained. We were hardly able to enjoy any flora or fauna with the paths being so poorly maintained and very overgrown.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

You wouldn’t expect to find a lot of color or blooms in late December, but you would be wrong! The Mobile Botanical Gardens are wort a visit, even in the dead of winter. The camellias blooms are quite impressive for late December! These gardens are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dan949A
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Visiting Pensacola FL, I decided to see the Mobile (AL)Botanical Gardens which was an hour drive each way — and worth the trip. The volunteers were very helpful to this first time visitor. The collection of diverse camellias was beautiful. The grounds and architectural items...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

This was our first time visiting this place and we were pleasantly surprised. It was so beautiful and the associate in the office was very nice. This is a must see when in town.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kymm M
Reviewed June 26, 2018

I love gardens. Hence, I always try to visit those I find. This is a beautiful garden spot. Every city should have one. Lots of trees and flowers. Unfortunately, not all were in bloom during our visit, but we enjoyed it just the same. There’s...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Went to visit Museum, which we found disappointing so spent more time in the garden, Very pleasant walk

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank docmartin2015
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Very peaceful gardens. Nice Japanese maple garden , koi pond and scent garden. Unusual azalea breeds with wonderful scent. Considering April is sort of a between season, it was still lovely.

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank BGBark
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

It was 45 F when we walked the garden, which was a little cool for us out-of-towners. We had the gardens to ourselves at 9 AM. There are lovely paths to meander among azaleas and rhododendrons, that were past peak. The small Japanese garden has...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank roseybirder
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Colorful azalia's, rodadendrin's, camilla's and other flowering plants are plentiful throughout the garden. The Japanese maples look beautiful. If you are a member of another garden check to see if you have free admission. The property is owned by the city of Mobile, but does...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank RVTravelphotography
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Response from RVTravelphotography | Reviewed this property |
We were there in the first week of April and the Azalias we in Bloom. There was another flower popular in the region that the attendent said was out of bloom so we did not walk up to the area which was past the green house... More
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Response from BGBark | Reviewed this property |
From their web site. "Pets are allowed at the Gardens as long as they remain on a leash. Also, please clean up after your pet. There are several pet stations throughout the Gardens and the Longleaf Forest."
September 25, 2016|
Response from amzak | Reviewed this property |
My suggestion is to contact the botanical gardens to see about cost.