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Norfolk Botanical Garden

6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518-5337
+1 757-441-5830
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6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518-5337
+1 757-441-5830

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I go to the gardens several times a month just to walk around and take in nature. During every month there is something in bloom. It is a peaceful place and also has a section just for children.

Thank Jane F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in the winter time and they had a great Christmas light show going. The gardens were still awesome too. I was surprised at the number of plants that were blooming in the winter. It was a peaceful and relaxing visit that we thoroughly...More

Thank nadinenainasingh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It had been a while since our last visit to the Botanical Gardens. We were amazed by the casualness of the woodland paths along Lake Whitehurst and through the Enchanted Forest...great mulched paths with informative but un-intrusive placards with naming information of trees, bushes and...More

Thank Norma M
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

The botanical gardens in Norfolk was wonderful and they have a tram ride that takes you all around the place which is included in the entrance fee!!

Thank sue022773
Reviewed September 13, 2017

This is the only botanical garden in the US with a tram and boat tour. It was built in 1938 and is on 175 acres of beautiful park to tour. All times of year something is in bloom. April sounds best with the azaleas blooming.

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Norfolk Botanical Gardens is a beautiful and serene place. My children were gifted a membership for their birthday and it's the best gift they received. My three year old is fan of jets so the first stop was the airport overlook. The lookout is at...More

2  Thank CJ_TXgirl
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Something for everyone. Fountains for kids to play in, dogs were welcome, gorgeous flowers and butterflies everywhere, playground, trolley if you didn't want to walk, even food. We just planned to go for the day but ended up getting a family membership.

1  Thank Kat353Sc
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Such a nice facility. We walked for an hour then took the Tram Tour. Guide is very knowledgeable so I would recommend it. Wonderful variety of trees and flowers and plants.

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

The Gardens were beautiful. The location for the wedding itself had to be changed due to the weather and they handled it in a stellar fashion. I was amazed at how quickly any glitches were handled. The staff did a great job overall. We visited...More

Thank Maritza C
Reviewed September 7, 2017

attended a wedding the gardens were very beautiful. The staff was very helpful. It looked like it was going to rain and they provided umbrella's for everyone

Thank TonyROKN4M
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July 23, 2017|
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Response from hll333 | Reviewed this property |
I saw strollers on the tram, so I will say yes
Danielle B
June 7, 2017|
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Response from nessor | Reviewed this property |
Always something blooming!
Danielle B
June 7, 2017|
Response from Pat E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is still lots to see even though it's not peak season. Right now the roses are in full bloom, but there's always something wonderful in the gardens, no matter the season. Hope this helps.