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Address: 5151 Museum Dr, Mobile, AL 36608-1919
Phone Number: (251) 342-0555
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Nice, small and easy to see

Even though this is a small garden, it was maintained well and some of it easy to get around. There are some areas that are not paved so it is more of a hike through a nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2016
amzak
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Woodstock, GA USA
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San Antonio, Texas
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Visited here while on vacation. The grounds were well kept and beautiful. Staff very friendly and helpful.

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Woodstock, GA USA
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90 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Even though this is a small garden, it was maintained well and some of it easy to get around. There are some areas that are not paved so it is more of a hike through a nice, woody area. You want to get there early this time of year or you will need to stay in the shady areas to... More 

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Thank amzak
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

This garden provided a great way to spend the afternoon on a beautiful spring day. The garden is well maintained. Although it is not huge, it contains a lot of interesting exhibits. I especially liked the herb garden. The map and signage provided did make it a little difficult to find our way around but we managed to hit all... More 

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Thank Ken K
St. Marys, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Although the closing time is 4:00 pm, when we arrived at 3:00 pm we were told by the gate keeper that no one would be admitted after 3:00. His reason was that we couldn't see the gardens and exit before the closing time of 4:00. So even though the posted closing time is 4:00, the actual closing time is 3:00.... More 

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Mendenhall
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87 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We just missed the camellia and azalea season on our trip south. Still, this is a lovely garden with several nice specialized areas. And we did see a few azaleas with blooms. We did not have any trouble walking the paths, although much off the garden slopes gently. As I recall, the paths at the southern end of the garden,... More 

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Thank Nancy W
Pittsburgh
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117 reviews
64 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We stopped by here on our way to Biloxi. No too much in bloom, was still nice to walk through. There is a $5.00 charge to get in, the gentleman at the gate was very nice to talk to. Would recommend on finding out if anything is in bloom before you go.

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Thank Conwayluvs2travel
Columbia, Missouri
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141 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

The gardens are OK but not spectacular. Honestly some areas seemed rather unkempt. We liked it but if you want native forest the bird sanctuary on Dauphin Island is free. I think it would be nicer when the extensive camellia section is in bloom. The ladies at the entrance were very nice and helpful.

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Thank HistorianMom
The O, NE
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47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

If you are a fan of nature...you should be here. Even in winter..the garden was simply breath taking. Walking amongst the trails were fascinating! I took so many pictures..I ran out of space. I will most definitely be back in the summer. Admission was only $5 per person

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Thank onestelady
Mobile, Alabama
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

I confess I'm biased. One of the gardens is a tribute to my husband's family, so we often take our guests, whether family or friends. It's a beautiful spot, pleasant except for our unrelenting heat and humidity over most of the year. Even the shade gardens have their drawbacks, thanks to our pernicious mosquito problem. The semi-annual plant sales are... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Not such a great place for those unsure of their footing.(my elderly mother) We did enjoy the flowers very much appreciate is not letting me change my rating.

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