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Brookgreen Gardens

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Address: 1931 Brookgreen Dr, U.S. Hwy 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5072
Phone Number: 843-235-6000
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A beautiful 9,170-acre green park located 16 miles south of Myrtle Beach.

A beautiful 9,170-acre green park located 16 miles south of Myrtle Beach.

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Fantastic Visit

Went with a few friends while on a weekend vacation. The grounds were beautiful! We walked through the zoo in the morning, grabbed a bite and walked through the gardens. The... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went with a few friends while on a weekend vacation. The grounds were beautiful! We walked through the zoo in the morning, grabbed a bite and walked through the gardens. The romance of the gardens takes your breath away.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great idea to get away from the beach one day. Legos, spiders, butterflies, and zoo area were all great. Good family activity.

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Thank Phil R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I say that meaning my boys ages 12,10,5 were bored and tired of the long walk. They do offer a buggy to take you places but that cuts out a lot of looking. The storybook forest was cute and the kids did like that but overall they weren't impressed. My 5 year old wanted to know why all the women... More 

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can easily spend 5 hours here. I didn't know it was an old plantation that was transformed into beautiful gardens. You can learn about the history of it as you go. The live oaks are absolutely stunning. It was a hot day when we went, but most of it is shaded so it makes it nice. There are places... More 

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Pompano Beach, Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although somewhat off the beaten path, this garden should not be missed. There is flora that is notable. The 1700 sculpture art is amazing. There s zoo for the kids, a Lego display, walking trails, boat rides and plenty of evening activities for everyone to find something they will love. It is the sculpture only by American artists that make... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This National Historic Landmark is a must see for families of all ages. The gardens are stunning: our favorite is the Oak Allee' and the labyrinth. The sculpture is amazing, too. The property is extensive and also contains a zoo which we did not visit. There are guided tours available for an extra fee. Adult passes are $16, and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a nice experience. Beautiful and staff friendly and knowledgeable. It would be better when it is a little cooler. A great walking tour and lots to see.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Brookgreen Gardens is a truly remarkable place. It is the largest outdoor sculpture garden and has impressive plant displays surrounding those sculptures as well. There is a wildlife area that is lovely for children and live oak alley is a stunning place not to be missed. If you love nature, visit Brookgreen Gardens. However, it is oppressively hot in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went especially to see the Lego statues, but were entranced with all the sculptures throughout the gardens. The boat tour of the plantation grounds is a must see for history buffs. All told, I would love to go back again and see the parts we missed in our one day visit!

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Thank Janedeighan
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As a local resident of the area, please treat yourself and your family by planning a visit during your Myrtle Beach area vacation. A truly inspirational and educational experience to explore the grounds with its extraordinary sculpture gardens - for young and old, amazing exhibits, and docent tours. You will feel transported back in time to feel the history of... More 

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