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Address: 5992 Quince Road, Memphis, TN 38119
Phone Number: +1 901-767-7322
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Tue - Thu 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Peaceful spot in the middle of town

Many years ago this was a family retreat outside town. Now it's right in the middle; however, the peaceful nature has been preserved. Great place for families and children to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed April 2, 2016
Pat B
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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

we took our 3 grand kids and they loved it, lots of space to explore, be sure you visit the backyard wildlife center, lots of live, fun animals.

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Thank Paul W
Santa Rosa, California
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349 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016

Many years ago this was a family retreat outside town. Now it's right in the middle; however, the peaceful nature has been preserved. Great place for families and children to learn about nature.

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Thank Pat B
Paragould, Arkansas
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211 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

Lichterman Nature Center is one of the better nature centers I have visited with interesting displays, educational opportunities and beautiful settings.

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Thank ArkansasMinister
Oakland, Tennessee
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156 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015

This place is excellent if you a lover of nature. They have so many things to see. I think you can even have a wedding here.

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Thank Lenny B
Saint Louis MO
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54 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2015

Attended a family member's wedding here. Bar and dancing in the pavilion, and dining in the nature center building. Perfect for a fall wedding! Can't wait to return to browse the grounds at leisure. A real gem.

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Thank JeanSaintLouisMO
Louisville, Kentucky
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934 reviews
526 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 382 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2015

We really enjoy taking our Grandkids to the Nature Center. It is a wonderful place for them to not only observe but, to learn about all things nature. The small, quiet atmosphere encourages them to actively participate in the many activities that are available to them. I suggest going early in the morning before the summer heat sets in. Don't... More 

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1 Thank Richard F
Memphis, Tennessee
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2015

Lichterman Nature Center is a lovely oasis of quiet and beauty in the heart of a big city. The best times to visit are when it's not too hot and not too cold. Spring and autumn are beautiful seasons in Memphis, so this is a great time to visit LNC. Be sure to allow time to check out the different... More 

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1 Thank HappyHiker88
Memphis, TN
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52 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2014

This would be a great place for families with small children or multiple children that might be overwhelmed by the zoo. It is small, with live caged animals as well as stuffed animal exhibits.

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Thank truly77
Bradford, Tennessee
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118 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

We took our family here for a quick summer getaway. Will you try to come at least every 2 years. We probably would not come as often if they did not offer free summer admission for the whole summer if you sign up sign up at the end of May. (you sign up on the Pink Palace website for the... More 

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3 Thank AprilSJ
Knoxville, Tennessee
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183 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2014

I was here for a child's birthday party & thought that it was beautiful, informative, interactive & fun for the kids & adults! Lot's of beautiful walking trails, photo opportunities, live animals to see & places to sit & enjoy nature.

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