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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
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Wonderful, peaceful, pleasant day

Some of you may know of the hidden gem of Lichterman in East Memphis, some do not. It is possible to get away to a pleasant day amongst natural surrounding - and still be in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David E
Memphis, Tennessee
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I came here with our infant one spring day. Some of the exhibits were closed and there wasn't a lot to see but it was so quiet and beautiful. We loved the pond with all the magnolias and the gorgeous path among the trees! I hope they add more to this place. More animal exhibits would be... More 

Thank Melanie D
Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of you may know of the hidden gem of Lichterman in East Memphis, some do not. It is possible to get away to a pleasant day amongst natural surrounding - and still be in Memphis. Amazing. My wife and I had been wanting to get to Lichterman for some time now. Well, we chose the perfect day. It was... More 

Thank David E
1 review
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.

Thank Paul W
Santa Rosa, California
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379 reviews
98 attraction reviews
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.

Thank Pat B
Paragould, Arkansas
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220 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 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.

Thank ArkansasMinister
Oakland, Tennessee
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179 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 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.

Thank Lenny B
Saint Louis MO
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60 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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.

Thank JeanSaintLouisMO
Louisville, Kentucky
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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 

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 

1 Thank HappyHiker88
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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