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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4233
+1 305-667-1651
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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is among the world's best tropical botanic gardens. Here you will find internationally renowned collections of cycads, flowering trees, tropical fruits, vines, aroids and endangered species, which provide a living laboratory for scientists, and the opportunity of discovery for everyone. In addition, Fairchild has the largest palm collection in the U.S. and is also the keeper of the National Palm Collection as designated by the American Public Gardens Associations. With its beautiful paths, vistas and outstanding horticultural displays, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden provides every visitor with an unforgettable experience.
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10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4233
+1 305-667-1651
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Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

It was a beautiful setting! They had a tea party for the children . Afterwards they gave two gided tours for the children. One was about the tropical plants and the second was for them to see the butterflies. I highly recommend going just to...More

Thank gigy2015
Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

What a tropical garden! And there is art snuggled between the plants. The hourly tram ride is not to be missed as it gives an overview and interesting facts about the flora and art. Membership comes with privilege: Classes are offered on a variety of...More

Thank Joan T
Reviewed October 13, 2015

Wonderful location for a stroll in the garden. Easy to get around and a nice cafe for lunch. Highly recommend.

Thank BTDavey
Reviewed October 12, 2015

We walked around on a Saturday morning in mid June; it became pretty hot by the time we were done, and a couple of hours was enough - though not enough to see all of the grounds. The walk-through butterfly exhibit is worth the admission...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed October 11, 2015

We had a great time visiting the Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden. We've been to many botanical gardens in other cities, but Fairchild was very large and impeccably maintained. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable about the plants in the gardens. Apparently Fairchild is the...More

Thank radx4
Reviewed October 10, 2015

I have wanted to visit these gardens for years and finally made it. Over 700 dedicated volunteers love these gardens and serve as gardeners, drivers, hosts and hostesses. The 45 minute tram tour gives an overview and then you need about 2 hours to wander...More

Thank mclstewart
Reviewed October 8, 2015

Beautiful gardens. We were in a rush so we had to go through the gardens a little too of fast. We were about the first ones into the gardens and saw wildlife too - birds and lizards! My best image of this place is like...More

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed October 4, 2015

Great place to spend a relaxed afternoon walking among exotic plants, cute fountains and peaceful lakes. Don't miss the butterfly exhibit where you get to have multi-colored butterflies fly by you. To top it off the staff was very polite and showed genuine appreciation for...More

Thank Lisbon74
Reviewed October 3, 2015

Wonderful place, plan on more than one day to enjoy everything. We were thee during the Chulili glass displays

Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is a wonderful place to go, whether you want to buy a plant or two at one of several plant shows held each year, take your kids to one of the many activities held almost every weekend, or just want to recharge your batteries...More

Thank Linda S
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December 4, 2016|
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Response from FairchildGarden | Property representative |
HI @GovMule: Yes, you can disembark and get on the next tram at a later time. The narrated tram tours are free and run on the hour based on this schedule: Weekdays, hourly from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Weekends, hourly... More
November 3, 2016|
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Response from FairchildGarden | Property representative |
Hi marathongal: Yes! You may host your picnic in the Garden. Enjoy!
April 16, 2016|
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Response from Shutterbug04101 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they sell flowers there, but you can email and ask.