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Bok Tower Gardens

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Summer concert

Music was great. Cafe had great food. Gardens were all in bloom. Children's had lots of fun in the... read more

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A Must Visit

The gardens are lovely even in the waning days of summer. If possible, I urge readers to walk... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Patricia G
Titusville, United States
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1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
+1 863-676-1408
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Reviewed yesterday

Music was great. Cafe had great food. Gardens were all in bloom. Children's had lots of fun in the play area. Parking was easy.

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Reviewed yesterday

The gardens are lovely even in the waning days of summer. If possible, I urge readers to walk, although there is a shuttle. The gardens appear to be both wheelchair and stroller accessible, and it was pleasing to see people in wheelchairs and families with...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit, you are going to enjoy everything. Bring an umbrella with you, because it's hot and you will be walking the whole time. Friendly staff

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an unexpected find, the gardens are stunning, peaceful and serene. The guided tour of Buck House was awesome!

Thank moj65
Reviewed 1 week ago

Need a break from the high stress Orlando tourist traps? Go to Bok Tower. So beautiful and relaxing. The gardens and tower were very nice.

Thank Starr K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We moved to the area from Texas in December of 2017. We joined the 1st day, but soon upped our membership to sustainer. This means we can bring up to 4 guests. The gardens are beautiful and peaceful. We love the carillon concerts, the window...More

Thank Irish4love
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Bok Tower and Gardens many many times. It is a beautiful, peaceful place. The Tower itself has carillons that play music. There are paths to walk, huge trees, and gorgeous shrubs and flowers. This is a wonderful place for picnics.

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bok Tower Gardens is truly one of America's treasures. The Tower itself was crafted by the finest artisans of the 1920s, and it houses one of the most amazing carillons in the world. Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. designed the beautiful meandering gardens. Also, available on...More

Thank SunshineCindyT
Reviewed 1 week ago

Breathtaking spot to spend an afternoon. Gardens are beautifully arranged and maintained. We were there for the 3 pm performance of the carillon in the tower. Beautiful spot on one of the one of the highest spots in Florida. Plenty of shaded benches and pavilions...More

Thank AnitaS484
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I want to highlight the difficulty getting a 32’class A motor home in and out of Bok Tower. This is absolutely a beautiful, tranquil place but if you are driving a class A or towing a 5th wheel be aware that the entrance needs some...More

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April 10, 2018|
Response from Irish4love | Reviewed this property |
Please contact a staff member who is actually employed at Bok Tower. They can answer very specific questions, such as these. I'm a frequent patron, but honestly the things this student is curious about, are things I'd never... More
February 8, 2018|
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Response from Irish4love | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Call the membership office and ask this question.
January 23, 2018|
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Response from sydney47 | Reviewed this property |
Actually they have been allowing dogs thru out the summer and have decided to extend that for 3 more months. Of course I would probably still call as I have a feeling if they have trouble with pet owners cleaning up after... More