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Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center

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Address: 100 Bancroft St, Omaha, NE 68108-1752
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Ready to bloom

My husband and I visited the Lauritzen gardens today, and got to see(not smell) the titan arum or otherwise known as the Amazing STINKO :). When this blooms it last only 24 to 49... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited the Lauritzen gardens today, and got to see(not smell) the titan arum or otherwise known as the Amazing STINKO :). When this blooms it last only 24 to 49 hours, and smells like rotting flesh(glad we missed that). It only blooms about once every 10 years. The rest of the gardens are well laid out... More 

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Thank Kaye G
Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We cane to see the new items that were added over the winter. It was beautiful and a great outing for the entire family.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here are just a few pics from a walk around in May...beautiful place no matter what the time of year.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been there three times now and we're never disappointed. Always something new there to see. The tram takes you to the new features. The two engines at the top of the hill so you don't have to walk the steps.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to Lauritzen Gardens several times over the years since it first opened...most recently was late Summer/early Fall 2016, and just this Spring of 2017. Each time I visit, I come away impressed with the comprehensive and diverse displays of botanical beauty. The highlights include the very nice visitor center, and the indoor "jungle" is really incredible. I really... More 

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Delavan, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived mid morning. It was a beautiful sunny day in early May. The indoor gardens were beautiful and varied. A tram (extra cost) gave a 50 minute outside tour, but we passed on that because of time. We were fortunate to see a "Lego Art" display mixed into the inside exhibits. They were simply amazing. Many took the artist... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I spent a lovely afternoon e plotting the gardens. We are not really plant people but the grounds have lots of interesting details and things to explore. I wish they had more interactive things for kids to do (I think that would boost their admission numbers)

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These gardens are so beautiful and serene. We walked the gardens after hearing of the passing of our grandson. The beauty and serenity was much needed after the horrific news we were dealing with.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is beautiful at the gardens no matter when you visit but the springtime and all the tulips are beautiful. indoor displays are lovely and the outdoor gardens are fascinating. And don't miss the model train and familiar buildings all made from sticks. An enjoyable day.

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will so happy you took the time to visit the Gardens. The grounds are beautiful to walk around and sit and just enjoy the sounds of nature. If you're lucky you will see a turkey or two. Stop by on Tuesday during the spring/summer and take in an outdoor concert from 6 to 8 pm. Bring your own food... More 

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