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Tucson Botanical Gardens

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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Give the Tucson Botanical Gardens a visit if you need a dose of greenery. They have a wide... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tucson, Arizona
A must see for all Tucsonans

This is a wonderful place to visit and educate yourself on landscaping in Tucson. I take my... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Named one of the Top 10 Gardens in to visit in North America in 2017 by the Canada Garden Tourism Council and One of the Best Secret Garden in America by Reader's Digest, Tucson Botanical Gardens is an “Oasis in the Heart of Tucson. Featuring...more
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2150 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712-3199
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Give the Tucson Botanical Gardens a visit if you need a dose of greenery. They have a wide selection of beautiful plants on display. I loved seeing so many plants from my home country of South Africa.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a wonderful place to visit and educate yourself on landscaping in Tucson. I take my students every year to learn sustainability of our very limited resource...water. It also has a amazing cafe that is unique, healthy and delicious.

Thank Melissa B
Tucson B, General Manager at Tucson Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Melissa B! Nothing makes us happier to hear that you bring your students to the Gardens.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Tucson from the UK and limited to public transport we decided to catch the bus to the gardens today. So glad we did. Beautiful well kept environment, with easy walking and delightful surroundings. An abundance of fascinating plants and the chrysalis and butterflies are...More

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Tucson B, General Manager at Tucson Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you visited!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is beautiful in the spring when the cactus bloom. In the fall you have blooming vines. Lots of places to sit and rest and enjoy. There is a restaurant and gift shop. I feel it is over priced.

Thank CountryHarvestUSA
Reviewed 1 week ago

This stop was the highlight of our short stay in Tucson. The gardens seem to be in the center of the city, and yet once you are inside the gates, you are truly in another world. Well established, beautifully laid out, wonderfully maintained. Do not...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the variety of plants and that the signs telling you about the plants were well placed. I was glad to be there during the season when the Butterfly house was open. I liked how they shared the history of the gardens and how...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The whole family ventured out for a wonderful event honoring Dia de los Muertos. Great art pieces spread throughout the gardens and live music. The best part of the event was the family craft area that had complimentary face painting, sugar skull decorating, lantern making...More

Thank daynimo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place hidden in Tuscon. Many Southwest plants, beautiful landscaping, butterfly house, and a very nice gift shop. Definitely will be going back. Also highly recommend for out of town guests.

1  Thank Aservies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

to see the many varied plants of the desert and some beautiful butterflies, as well. Nicely laid out with many places to just sit and enjoy the space. Friendly docents and they seem to have quite a few activities for both children and adults to...More

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Michelle C, General Manager at Tucson Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you rrader!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucson Botanical Gardens is situated in an older neighborhood in the middle of Tucson. The butterfly exhibition alone is worth the trip. It has a small restaurant and gift shop which are very nice and both locally sourced. The botanicals are lovely to walk through...More

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Kimberly G
May 7, 2018|
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Response from Tucson B | Property representative |
So sorry for the delay! I like to say that there's always something blooming at Tucson Botanical Gardens, but in November and December you'll see the fruiting of the grapefruit and pomegranate trees. The Historic Garden... More
Diane M
March 22, 2018|
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Response from Michelle C | Property representative |
There is space Depending on what time of the year you visit. There is parking in the surrounding area adjacent to the Gardens. Give ya a call ahead of time and we’ll do our best to accommodate you and your RV!
carolyn h
November 19, 2017|
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Response from divaw0rld | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry; I don't understand how this question relates to the Tuscon Botanical Gardens. If this is an employee at the Gardens, please contact their Human Resources department.