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Miami Beach Botanical Garden

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Address: 2000 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-1806
Phone Number: (305) 673-7256
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We are a small Garden, just 2.6 acres, with a very big mission! We call...

We are a small Garden, just 2.6 acres, with a very big mission! We call ourselves an urban oasis in the middle of the glitz and neon of South Beach, a place where locals and visitors can come and enjoy the numerous cultural and artisitic programs that the Garden has to offer. Created as a Miami Beach city park in 1962, the Garden was rejuvenated in the fall of 2011 with a $1.2 Million landscape renovation by acclaimed South Florida landscape architect Raymond Jungles.We invite you to discover the new features of the Garden – a wetland with red mangrove and pond apple trees, an expansive water garden with cascading oolite fountain, a welcoming entrance plaza, and diverse collection of flowering trees, palms, cycads, orchids, bromeliads and Florida native species.

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A mice spot

Spent 60 minutes there. They have a nice self guided tour dialing in on your cellphone. Koi pond and plenty of benches to sit on. Would be a good place to let your young kids run... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Craig S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent 60 minutes there. They have a nice self guided tour dialing in on your cellphone. Koi pond and plenty of benches to sit on. Would be a good place to let your young kids run around.

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Warren, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the plant life here is interesting and native to south Florida. Grounds are well maintained and the gardens are free to the general public

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Ny
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this garden on here & was excited to go unfortunately there wasn't as many flowers I would've liked to have seen. It was nice to walk around & bathrooms are clean. Parking on residential streets are free or regular street parking is $1.00 an hour. & entrance is free. It would be nice to see more flowers & some... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful garden with Japanese Garden bit. You can find here flying butterflies, a lot of fish in a lake, turtles, lizards and impressive tropical flora. Admission is free and toilets were super clean.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Nice break from stress. The landscape is beautiful specially the Japanese and de water garden. Bring a blanket and your camera. I have taken beautiful infrared photos there.

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Thank Leila P
Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

I can think of many reasons to recommend a visit to the Miami Botanical Garden. It's a well designed garden that showcases the plant diversity of the region. Grab a guide as you enter, it lists many of the plants. Need a spot to picnic where sand won't get in your food? The garden is the place to go. Eat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

So amazing place, silence, beautiful, and you can listen your soul there.Its so nice places to see. Amazing!!

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

My family of six decided to stop by this garden. We were pleasantly surprised! It was small but packed with crazy beautiful examples of the foliage in Miami. I got some of the best photos! I was with four teens and they all really enjoyed it as well!

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

This is a great gardens to take a breather away from the hectic city. Its small but well maintained and has beautiful orchids and all kinds of plants. You can leisurely spend an hour or two and if in a hurry, a quick walk. Its free. Parking in front on the street is expensive at $4/hr so better to park... More 

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Marty M, President, Board of Directors at Miami Beach Botanical Garden, responded to this review

Many thanks to our friends from just up the coast in Jupiter, FL for visiting our Gardens and writing such a lovely review - much appreciated! And special thanks for explaining to future visitors what the best parking options are near the Garden for those arriving by car (many visitors, of course, walk or bike here as we are an... More 

Somerset, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

I was greatly looking forward to going to the Botanical gardens and I must say it was beautiful, but not as extensive as I was led to believe.

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Marty M, President, Board of Directors at Miami Beach Botanical Garden, responded to this review

We're so glad, Sue, that you enjoyed your visit to our Botanical Garden but are puzzled where your expectations of a bigger space came from, as we are very clear that we just have 2.6 acres allotted to us from the City of Miami Beach (and we're grateful for that!). We are, after all, located on a tiny 6-mile long... More 

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