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Address: 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone Number: +1 309-794-0991
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A bit of jungle in the heart of Rock Island

Right next to the Mississippi river near the Arsenal bridge in Rock Island is a gem of botanical variety. Indoor and outdoor gardens house a wide variety of plants. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bob R
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Countryside, Illinois
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Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were there in the Fall and the flowers were done blooming. I am sure in the spring, summer there would be more varieties to see.

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Countryside, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Right next to the Mississippi river near the Arsenal bridge in Rock Island is a gem of botanical variety. Indoor and outdoor gardens house a wide variety of plants. The children's garden has water features and activities for kids. Great spot for weddings and receptions.

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Thank Bob R
Rock Island, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

They frequently have kids days where there are added crafts or activities for little kids. They recently added an outdoor kid activity area that had a mock river for them to splash around in. My daughter had a blast since it was hot out that day.

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Thank Emily B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

The staff was very helpful and kind. It was $5 to go in. You get a map and then get to explore. If you sweat easily, don't go on a warmer day, it gets steamy in the main house.

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Fenton, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We took our two young grandkids and we all loved the flowers at this place. They have a tropical garden, a butterfly garden, kids garden and a couple of others. Be sure to have the kids check out the obstacle course, and the Mississippi mock up. It was a hot day the kids loved walking in the "river". They have... More 

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Galva, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Oops - just drove by and looked at all the beautiful flowers. Would love to take a tour sometime if we had been there earlier. I am sure the inside is very impressive.

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1 Thank dafodil43
Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We went for the first time on a Sunday early afternoon and surprisingly practically had the place to ourselves! We took our 6 year old daughter who loved feeding the koi & turtle in the koi pond and looking at all of the different flowers & plants. The kids garden is amazing, with a long "river" that my daughter walked... More 

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Moline, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Another spectacular addition to the Quad Cities, located near downtown Rock Island. A great place for special events, a casual visit, or a class field trip. Great staff - highly recommend.

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1 Thank Suzanne C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

We took my sister's wedding photos here and it is breathe taking! Stop by and see all of the natural beauty!

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2 Thank Molly R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We just got done with my son's second grade field trip here. The guides were super informational, let the kids even feel and sniff the plants. They were able to feed the fishes, they got to plant their very own mini palm trees to take home and made paper Venus fly traps after learning about them! The kids loved it... More 

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