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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4233
+1 305-667-1651
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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is among the world's best tropical botanic gardens. Here you will find internationally renowned collections of cycads, flowering trees, tropical fruits, vines, aroids and endangered species, which provide a living laboratory for scientists, and the opportunity of discovery for everyone. In addition, Fairchild has the largest palm collection in the U.S. and is also the keeper of the National Palm Collection as designated by the American Public Gardens Associations. With its beautiful paths, vistas and outstanding horticultural displays, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden provides every visitor with an unforgettable experience.
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“chihuly glass” (32 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4233
+1 305-667-1651
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is stunning from start to finish! Highlights- orchid garden, butterfly garden, tram-guided tour, and amazing staff/volunteers. Worth every penny of the entrance fee!

Thank Bridget S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The garden tram tour made it so easy to see the many acres of trees and lakes. The guide, Roger, was very knowledgeable and stopped a few times to let us get closer to certain plants. Didn’t get into the butterfly house because of the...More

Thank lbmullane
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were short on time, but still went and took the tram ride around the gardens. The volunteer driving and commenting was great and the grounds are simply beautiful! Now we know we need to come back . . . and probably spend several half...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 4 days ago

This garden says it is the largest tropical botanic garden in the US and it doesn't disappoint. We enjoyed strolling through the various gardens and then were surprised by the orchid display and the butterfly exhibit (we almost missed both of these and just got...More

Thank 50Continental_Drift
Reviewed 4 days ago

this is phenomenal garden and if you ar win miami you should take a trip here for a beautiful walk in exceptionally attractive gardens - the butterfly house is sensational

Thank loungelizard2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on A Sunday and although there a lot of people the place is huge and you can’t really feel a crowd. Tram ride along the park gives helpful insight about their gardens and vegetation Beautiful butterflies that you can see flying around you...More

Thank diana M
Reviewed 1 week ago

These gardens are a delightful journey....particularly the sculpture garden featuring many sights including Chihully glass sculptures that really blend with nature. What a wonderful way to spend a few hours....remember your camera or sketch book...truly an inspiring spot.....

Thank debrah711
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magical butterflies everywhere. It was so beautiful. They are everywhere. You don't want to miss this exhibit.

Thank Malayika S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need a day to go through the Gardens First take the tram for a full view around the gardens with a tour guide that will give you a little history. Then explore! If you like Orchids you won't be disappointed there are a lot...More

Thank mobile
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a member and regular visitor at the FCTBG. It is always a great experience, whether you visit the butterflies, the orchids, walk around the lake and see the beautiful alligator, or go to the not so well known grotto for a time of...More

1  Thank Juangome
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Natasha O
28 January 2018|
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Response from mermaid939 | Reviewed this property |
2-3 hours is average. Bring lunch or a snack. The cafe always runs out of food and the service is horribly slow.
4 December 2016|
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Response from FairchildGarden | Property representative |
HI @GovMule: Yes, you can disembark and get on the next tram at a later time. The narrated tram tours are free and run on the hour based on this schedule: Weekdays, hourly from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Weekends, hourly... More
4 November 2016|
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Response from FairchildGarden | Property representative |
Hi marathongal: Yes! You may host your picnic in the Garden. Enjoy!