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New Hanover County Arboretum

6206 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-3534
+1 910-798-7660
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something to do

Such beautiful plants and information. It's a great place to just relax, take pictures, have a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charlotte Z
Wilmington, North Carolina
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Took kids ages 9, 7, and 18 months. It's FREE! Nice little garden space to walk around with kids we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
West Chester, Ohio
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6206 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-3534
+1 910-798-7660
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such beautiful plants and information. It's a great place to just relax, take pictures, have a wedding or learn about plants AND it's FREE.

Thank Charlotte Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took kids ages 9, 7, and 18 months. It's FREE! Nice little garden space to walk around with kids we did this as break from beach that was close. Walking paths easy for strollers and restrooms on site. Kids loved koi pond and seeing baby...More

Thank Erinday13
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

My daughter's Girl Scouts troop held their graduation ceremony here this weekend and I was very impressed by the beautiful gardens, especially since it's completely free. The gardens are not huge (especially compared to Arlie Gardens which is nearby) but they are set up very...More

Thank bfarber
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Peaceful beautiful relaxing and free place to go ! Tons of plants and flowers! Love the azaleas! Nice to feed fish and just chill

Thank RNmom1980
Reviewed May 16, 2017

We discovered such a beautiful little garden right in the heart of Wilmington. While visiting this beautiful arboretum you'll discover a fragrant rose garden, a koi pond with an Asian arch and bridge and much more! The gazebo is beautiful as well. It's such a...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Small but very nice for a short visit, no admission charge, excellent displays throughout the approximately 10 acres of all varieties of local plants and flowers. Also an education program is run by a scheduled calendar, announced in the local newspaper

Thank gigoodies
Reviewed April 27, 2017

It is very easy to pass by without noticing this very nice arboretum on busy Oleander Drive. A truly peaceful place. Well kept gardens are a pleasure to explore, especially the Japanese garden area. Hours could be spent here relaxing and enjoying the beauty.

Thank Kels2Mag
Reviewed April 24, 2017

We first visited during an art and music festival. Great place to walk around on a nice day. Check their calendar and attend during an event to top off your experience.

Thank xlr8tin
Reviewed April 24, 2017

I'm not going to lie, it's not my 8 year old daughter's favorite thing to do, because we pretty much tell her to stand here and take a picture most of the day, but there is a little bit of kid friendly stuff to do:...More

Thank fsu23phd
Reviewed April 14, 2017

I have been going here since I was a child. My mother would always take us here. We even did the Junior Master Gardener course (whih was so much fun) when we were little. I now bring my children here. Perfect place to get their...More

Thank mblue134
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