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Huntsville Botanical Garden

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Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3390
Phone Number:
+1 256-830-4447
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Christmas Galaxy of Lights

The Huntsville Botanical Garden's Galaxy of Lights is one of the most outstanding Christmas light displays you can see anywhere. We were on a motorcoach and the group really... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Huntsville Botanical Garden's Galaxy of Lights is one of the most outstanding Christmas light displays you can see anywhere. We were on a motorcoach and the group really liked it. Some were still talking about it weeks later. If you haven't been, you must go!

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Tacoma, WA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove through the Galaxy of Lights, which is a Holiday drive thru light show that serves as a fundraiser for the Botanical garden. It was nicely done and a pleasant diversion from a hectic holiday.

Thank blackduc
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden oasis in the Rocket City. Our granddaughter always wants to go to the "garden". A lot of major construction going on right now (until summer 2017) and winter time is not the time best time to visit for horticultural purposes but we have a family membership that allows the privilege of short duration visits on a regular basis.

Thank wayneb221
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the Christmas lights in December but was unimpressed with the scarecrow trail in fall. The spring is pretty there. The cafeteria is overpriced as is the gift shop. It's an ok family destination.

Thank Cristi G
North Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit the Garden often. The gift shop has many unique local artists goods for sale that you can't find elsewhere. The staff is always helpful. The Children's Garden is excellent. The Butterfly House and classrooms located here. There are several annual events that take place for both children and adults. The Children's Garden has a large grassy area where... More 

Thank ChiliTravels
Clarksville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of paved walkways, play areas for kids, open green space, butterfly house is the coolest exhibit, and amazing floral arrangements. It's even getting better with the new additions.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Huntsville Botanical Garden is well worth a visit no mater what time of year. Our most recent visit was during the Galaxy of Lights. The perfect place to visit to get you in the Holiday spirit. A fantastic venue for a family outing, Our next trip back will be in the Spring We can't wait to see the gardens... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to follow directions to the Botanical gardens, and were sent to the rear construction entrance. Everything was blocked off and under construction! We made a u-turn and went back to what should have been the main entrance, but it was partially blocked as well. There was supposed to be an advertised holiday light show later, but we drove... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely a must!!! The lights are great and simply beautiful. Drive slowly so you can catch every detail. They have walking nights and driving nights. The regular fee is $25 per car. They do have special nights with discounts at $20 per car. If you order tickets ahead you will have an automatic discount.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visiting in Christmas they call place the battle of light, design with Christmas lights beautiful jobs, and all design are sponsored by a company or private person very nice.

Thank Dr. Jose B

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