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“everything "green" and beautiful”

Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Ranked #60 of 153 things to do in Fort Worth
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Coppell, Texas
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182 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“everything "green" and beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

We went on Free day in the arts distric. They were well staffed. We talked to 2 young, well trained botanist. People do all kinds of plant research here. The building is so green equiped with a "living" roof. The building itself is beautifully modern. We had a tour of the herbarium with 1 million specimens stored there. We saw a beautiful, expensive art.

Visited September 2012
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Crowley, Texas
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great research and educational visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2012

This is both a leading research institute and a teaching center. Great Eco-base water and energy conserving building

Visited August 2012
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Fort Worth, Texas
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2012

The flowers were in bloom and great to look at. Great place for a relaxing day and great for pictures.

Visited April 2012
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FTW
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107 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“BRIT IS Fantastic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2012

If you live here and haven't been to the BRIT - GO! You will be so rewarded by the experience. What an exciting place to have in our midst & most of it is free!

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New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful Building”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2011

I went to visit BRIT for work and was lucky enough to be able to explore the entire building and site. I wish I lived in Fort Worth so that I could take advantage of their educational programs.It's the first LEED-NC Platinum building in Tarrant County, so if you are an architecture or environmental enthusiatic, it's also worth a visit. If you go, don't miss the feature wall in the lobby--it's made from sinker cypress reclaimed from a river bottom where loggers lost it 100 years ago.

Visited May 2011
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