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Luthy Botanical Garden

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Great gardens and wedding ceremony venue

I love Luthy...great place to visit while in the greater Peoria area! It is a smaller botanical... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
Arvada, Colorado
Beautiful Gardens

Spent a morning walking around their gardens in Spring, there weren't many flowers yet blooming... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
Appleton, Wisconsin
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Surround yourself with spectacular displays of spring blooming bulbs or the blazing color of autumn, the Garden offers a tranquil setting to enjoy the beauty of each passing season. Established in 1951, Luthy Botanical Garden encompasses five acres...more
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2520 N Prospect Rd, (turn at the corner of Prospect & Gift), Peoria, IL 61603-2129
+1 309-686-3362
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

We started at the greenhouse. These plants in the greenhouse are huge! There were cacti as well and tropical trees and plants. There were even bananas! When we walked at the outside, we enjoyed the easy path. We saw so many flowers. Wow! We even...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

This is probably one of the best kept secrets in Peoria and maybe the entire area. Well taken care of and peaceful in the gardens and walking the paths. If they would just clean up the surrounding area it would get more stars. It's in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

Always a favorite place. Our families have been coming for generations and never disappointed. Thank you.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 948mdt
Reviewed July 3, 2018

This is a lovely well-maintained garden with a fountain. There are benches throuhout the garden . It would be a nice place to sit and read. It took us about 30 mins to wander through.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Garris G
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

The family stopped in too see the poinsettias. They were very nice. It is free to get in but they ask for donations. This is a family tradition for us. It is a small greenhouse but we'll taken care of.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank bankerthomas
Reviewed October 13, 2017

This is probably the BEST unknown and not advertised spots in the Peoria area. We stop here every time we are in the area weather permitting. Just make sure to be long gone from this area of town before dark.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Toddsbc383
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I love Luthy...great place to visit while in the greater Peoria area! It is a smaller botanical garden but offers some great trees and flowers. I recently got married in the gardens. It was great working with Connie during our wedding planning! She kept in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank katiam86
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Spent a morning walking around their gardens in Spring, there weren't many flowers yet blooming, but it was a quiet; peaceful place to take a walk.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Anna460
Reviewed June 13, 2017

I grew up in the Peoria area, but haven't lived in the area since the late 1990s. We get back for a visit to see family most years, but I haven't visited the Luthy Botanical Garden in many years. The gardens are free (donations are...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Michael J
Reviewed May 25, 2017

We have attended art shows and gatherings for parties at the gardens and have always had a great time and really enjoy it's beauty.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Karrie B
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Daniel L
November 14, 2018|
Response from Robby G C | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain. They had some plants for sale, but I didn't know which ones were on sale.
June 2, 2017|
Response from Andy H | Reviewed this property |
admission is free but they take donations.