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Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

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Address: 2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
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An oasis of breathtaking beauty, these gardens - filled with flowers,...

An oasis of breathtaking beauty, these gardens - filled with flowers, plants, herbs and cacti from around the world - are housed inside an 1890s Victorian glass-domed greenhouse. The site, designed by New York Central Park creator Frederick Law Olmstead, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Erie co botanical gardens

We just recently attended the Lumagination event this past Sat. At 6pm. My friend and I purchased tickets ahead of time on line and we were admitted into the back entrance, thus... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just recently attended the Lumagination event this past Sat. At 6pm. My friend and I purchased tickets ahead of time on line and we were admitted into the back entrance, thus avoiding the Major Crowds that went from the front door and lined up all the way to the street.(who wants to stand out in the cold that long?)... More 

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Amherst, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

history biology horticulture great programs grounds prices....love this place, a great break from the winter blahs

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Buffalo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Botanical Gardens have always been one of the best aspects of being from South Buffalo. It is a beautiful place architecturally and it is fun and educational as well.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You MUST visit this place if in Buffalo no matter what season. It is absolutely gorgeous. My cousin was married here and I had never been before.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in February of 2016 and they already had their spring flowers out. The colors were so amazing. Amazing place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night to see Lumination. That is a great way to see the botanical gardens. Have been there numerous time in daytime but this was really unique. Nice lights and Chinese lanterns.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great for family. New updates make it better. Not as much for young children to do. Toddlers have an activity area. Most plants in great shape. Recommend for any who like plants. Don't really need more than 1.5 hours to go through.

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East Amherst, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have never been to this destination even though I have lived in the area all my life. It was on my bucket list of local sites and will probably be visited again. Displays are very interesting. There are so many different varieties to see that you need to spend a fair amount of time. There are many great spots... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

We went to visit during the winter with the Poinsetta's during Christmas. They had a really cute running mini train station. A lot of poinsetass and cactus but not much of other types of flowers. I would definiltey go back in the summer since the gardens are pretty large. There is a wonderful Wegmans Garden for the kids to learn... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

Visited the Botanical Gardens just a couple of days ago with my parents. As it is currently winter, none of the outdoor gardens were blooming. It is probably a totally different experience in the Spring / Summer / Fall. One of the large areas is under construction, so our visit only lasted about two hours. I would assume that when... More 

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