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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 March 27, 2016

Things were just starting to come into bloom after the winter and even the roses were starting to come back. The membership here is really reasonable so we go often and use it as a walking place and we discover something new and special about...More

1  Thank Twowilliams
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Really pretty lantern exhibit. Grounds are nice and serene, the terrain is very eastern shore wetland landscape. Surrounded with lantern exhibits, takes the park to another world.

Thank TrekkerDave
Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Great gardens. Try and do it in late afternoon so you can view lighted display. Remember to stop at gift shop for great pricing! For anyone not able to walk long trails they offer a team which is included in admission price. Do not miss...More

Thank Stan H
Reviewed March 25, 2016

In town for two month exhibit called LanternAsia, an assembled display of Chinese lantern art and display. Went in daytime but if you go a bit before sundown, you can experience the colorful displays throughout the grounds and the lit lanterns later. The gardens themselves...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed March 24, 2016

The Lantern Asia show is what brought us to the botanical garden. I will start off by saying that tickets were not cheap.$20 for Adults and $10 per child. Members are $5 each cheaper. The display was amazing. We arrived around 5:30 pm in order...More

1  Thank MenthiaC
Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

We. Wanted to see the botanical gardens in the evening because of the new Asian lantern light display but we came during the day and it is equally worth seeing during the day it is so beautiful you all have to come and see this...More

Thank Kath N
Reviewed March 23, 2016

Last winter we did the drive through holiday lights show and it was so beautiful. I wasn't expecting it to be as nice as it was and we will be returning again in 2016.

Thank mrsvioletb
Reviewed March 23, 2016

We love to go to see the flowers and for specials like the LanternAzia that is there now. It is truly a great exhibit and offers something unique for visitors.

Thank b1bird
Reviewed March 23, 2016

The botanical gardens in Norfolk are worth a day long trip. Bring a picnic lunch or buy food there. You will want to spend the day. There is a free tram around the gardens, then go back on foot if you want. The boat ride...More

Thank happysoutherner
Reviewed March 19, 2016

I just love going to the botanical gardens. A plus this time was Lantern Asia. I saw it during the day and it was beautiful. I can only imagine what it looks like at night. The gardens must be magical with all the lights lit...More

Thank cindy s
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Danielle B
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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.