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Norfolk Botanical Garden

6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518-5337
+1 757-441-5830
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“rose garden” (85 reviews)
“butterfly house” (68 reviews)
“tram ride” (48 reviews)
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LOCATION
6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518-5337
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+1 757-441-5830
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"rose garden"
in 85 reviews
"butterfly house"
in 68 reviews
"tram ride"
in 48 reviews
"christmas lights"
in 42 reviews
"children's garden"
in 32 reviews
"holiday lights"
in 27 reviews
"full bloom"
in 25 reviews
"free tram"
in 17 reviews
"japanese garden"
in 22 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 12 reviews
"year round"
in 21 reviews
"light display"
in 9 reviews
"enchanted forest"
in 9 reviews
"splash pad"
in 10 reviews
"kids area"
in 12 reviews
"different areas"
in 15 reviews
"boat tour"
in 32 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited on my birthday, which was the same day as the honey bee celebration- 08/18/18. The tram tour was very informative and the overall staff was very educated and friendly! The gardens are beautiful and very well maintained!

Thank TINKERBELLE0818
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an awesome place. We spent 3 hours Thursday afternoon walking around. Our favorites were the rose garden and the butterfly maze and building. So many different kinds of roses. It was amazing to see the butterflies attracted to flowers that are the same color...More

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The butterfly garden and exhibit were simply phenomenal. There were chrysalises and larvae everywhere which made it very easy to see the different stages of the metamorphosis that they go through.

Thank Theresa B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and son took me here as a surprise for my birthday! We made it thru the gate just 10 minutes before the last tram tour of the day. The tram tour is a great way to quickly see the majority of what the...More

Thank ssegarden
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The garden is huge and the kids enjoyed the splash pad and the various (educational) attractions, they also liked the planes taking off all the time, which might be a minus for visitors looking for a relaxing (or romantic) stroll in the park as it’s...More

1  Thank Andrej N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Going in the fall season meant that the humidity and temperature were fabulous and the mixture of the alluring flowers and fallen beautiful Fall leaves...to me was exquisite.JMO

Thank KimberlyPittman
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful paths to walk around viewing nature at its finest! Also a great summer camp for kids! Our daughter went for several years

Thank cal223
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love flowers and being close to nature this is the place to be !I love taking pictures of flowers and nature shot's !! Norfolk Botanical provides all of that in one place . Some of my best shot's were taken there !!

Thank ronloving
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, the girl at the gate asked if we were members of any other botanical gardens so that we could have a discount. I appreciated this because I didn't think to ask about it. Second, the roses were at their peak, and all lovely. Third,...More

Thank CeliaandGrant
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its so peaceful! Great place to take small children! Also great for walking, bike riding, and connecting with nature!

Thank GSHair V
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fowlerresidence
April 16, 2018|
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Response from NBGStaff | Property representative |
Marigold and Honey Café is located in our Japanese Garden and offers both indoor and outdoor seating. The Café is open April-October from 11am-4pm Monday -Friday and 11am-5pm on weekends and offer fresh seasonal fare from... More
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hcarson115
July 23, 2017|
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Response from hll333 | Reviewed this property |
I saw strollers on the tram, so I will say yes
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Danielle B
June 7, 2017|
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Response from nessor | Reviewed this property |
Always something blooming!
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