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Lichterman Nature Center

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Address: 5992 Quince Road, Memphis, TN 38119
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+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

Reviewed April 2, 2016
Pat B
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Santa Rosa, California
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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1,033 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 423 helpful votes
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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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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Memphis, TN
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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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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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Knoxville, Tennessee
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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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