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Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

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Address: 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446
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+1 561-495-0233
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A Japanese cultural history museum.

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Outstanding Japanese Garden

Morikami Japanese Gardens is a surprising destination in SW Florida. You may wonder how a Japanese Garden was established here and who is it's founder? There is history beginning... read more

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Lake County, Florida
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Lake County, Florida
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Morikami Japanese Gardens is a surprising destination in SW Florida. You may wonder how a Japanese Garden was established here and who is it's founder? There is history beginning with the immigration of George Morikami in 1906. The quiet place in very busy surroundings of Palm Beach County includes two museum buildings, a bonsai garden, library, gift shop, and a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A wonderful garden to spend the day, walking through or choose a bench and sit for awhile. Simply beautiful, restful and relaxing. I highly recommend this garden for a day trip and can't wait to go back to experience one of their fests.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Morikami Japanese gardens is a total zen experience,so serene with beautiful walkways and lovely plants and flowers through out.As you walk through the gardens you see many statues pertaining to Japanese history. you can see many birds as you go on the paths through out the gardens. There is a cafe that you can have lunch and a very... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Morikami is a gem in Delray Beach. I've watched it transform over many years and the museum and gardens continue to get better and better. It is a marvelous place for special occasion photos as well. The festivals are fun and very well attended. Great historical accounting of Yamato and the surrounding area.

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Thank Lynne P
Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A marvelous getaway for a half day away from the sand and crowds. Beautifully maintained gardens with water features and freshwater turtles and koi. Historic notes. So nice to have an outdoor activity that provides shade and beauty in a not so beautiful part of Florida. Excellent food at the cafe. Interesting museum shop. Beautiful art exhibit inside the main... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

These beautiful, peaceful gardens are filled with statues, flowers, fish, ponds, waterfalls and trees that wend their way along a mile or so path. There are plenty of wonderful spots to sit and relax and contemplate. There is also a wonderful gift shop in the main building.

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Thank Maria K
Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Japanese fare was perfect and the stroll around the gardens mesmerizing. We live 15 minutes away but only seem to go when guest are in town. My New Years resolution is to go 4 X a year.

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Thank DebKaplan
Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Morikami Gardens are beautiful, relaxing, serene, and easily traversed for all ages. I live in the area and have been multiple times and always leave wishing I visited more often. I personally think that adults will enjoy the visit more without children who may want to rush through. Nature lovers will enjoy the slow paced surroundings which is amazing... More 

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Boston MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited the Gardens shortly after we landed in Florida. What a way to zen out after the hustle and bustle of a flight. A beautifully laid out garden that encourages one to take time to enjoy the plants in thoughtful contemplation. Pretty sculptures, places to rest, bridges, trees and flowers. Even some water stations with icy cold water. A wonderful... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are a fan of gardens and have seen plenty. This went beyond being " a garden " and instead was an experience of beauty, culture and history The gardens themselves were magnificent; perfectly groomed and incorporating all the aspects of a Japanese Garden. The sounds of the bamboo grove moving in the wind was worth the price of admission.... More 

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