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New Orleans Botanical Gardens

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Very nice

Many nice gardens and greenhouses (which were handy since it rained). The highlight was the model... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
blackcat1200
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Los Angeles, California
Nice Botanical Gardens

Staff were friendly and welcoming (even with under an hour tell closing), the grounds were well... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2018
tstill2000
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Pleasant Hill, Missouri
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many nice gardens and greenhouses (which were handy since it rained). The highlight was the model train, though - for my kids and husband!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Way overpriced for the small gardens and limited exotics. The nicest display is the toy train track which is interesting if shabby. I would not suggest this to anyone who wasn't in the mood to give the park a donation because the entry fee is...More

Thank baltimoremd
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Lovely peaceful gardens, nice for a quiet stroll. Lots of different areas to explore and plenty of places to sit and relax. Visit the free sculpture gardens just over the road whilst in the park!

Thank Louise O
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Staff were friendly and welcoming (even with under an hour tell closing), the grounds were well laid out giving wonderful views no matter which way you looked. You almost forgot you were in the city still. Easy walking to most areas no matter your level,...More

1  Thank tstill2000
Reviewed May 14, 2018

What a beautiful place to escape to! The roses were blooming, and the air smelled amazing. The gardens provide nice, open spaces to wander and you do not feel rushed along when enjoying the flowers.

Thank Lindsey H
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Beautifully landscaped gardens, with lots of sculptures, hot houses, a model train that runs on the weekends, and gorgeous old trees. I enjoyed the statues here more than those at the neighboring sculpture garden outside the Art Musuem, but that one is free.

1  Thank Kacey75
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

We visited the gardens and enjoyed the flowers and sculptures though out. I enjoyed the painted bird houses exhbit as well. I would highly recommend visiting the gardens.

Thank packedmule
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit esp if you go to the art museum. Looks great for kids, unique feature is a large model train set up.

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

A very pleasant botanical garden with excellent well marked paths and a vast array of local plants flowers and trees. The small Japanese garden was quite enjoyable as well. The $8 admission charge was quite reasonable.

Thank lfiebert
Reviewed April 15, 2018

After several days spent amidst the hustle and bustle of the French Quarter, we wanted something quieter and more peaceful. The New Orleans Botanical Garden filled the bill perfectly. The NOBG is a fairly formal garden, with long enfilades and symmetrical parterres. It encompasses a...More

1  Thank LaBu
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Lakeview
Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake
Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for
family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans
Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel
Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush
Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and
the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix
of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond
...More
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Take the streetcar from St. Charles to Canal and then down Canal to Carrollton. Stay on streetcar onto Carrollton and get off at City Park and then walk into the park to the Botanical Gardens. Very, very easy. Should take... More
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