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Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden

1925 S Batavia Ave, Geneva, IL 60134-3309
+1 630-377-6424
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The secret Garden

This is a beautiful hidden garden. Great place for weddings and pictures! you can go for a walk or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
silvia_gustavo
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Chicago, Illinois
Beautiful

Beautiful scenery and no charge, just donations! Very lovely! Kid friendly, but no strollers aloud... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jasoncC783FC
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Geneva, Illinois
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“all ages” (2 reviews)
“windmill” (20 reviews)
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1925 S Batavia Ave, Geneva, IL 60134-3309
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful hidden garden. Great place for weddings and pictures! you can go for a walk or a bike ride and then have a picnic by the garden. Lovely place!

Thank silvia_gustavo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery and no charge, just donations! Very lovely! Kid friendly, but no strollers aloud. Great photo opportunity

Thank jasoncC783FC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Japanese Garden is a great little visit for some culture in far west suburbia. I think 30-60 min max is all you need to enjoy it. During the spring there is a great horned owl that usually has owlettes in the spring. Bring some...More

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

My kids and I saw the windmill as we were headed to lunch in the area and decided to pull in after nearly missing the driveway on the way back through. We didn't walk through the entire park because it was cold out but the...More

Thank ANR_78
Reviewed 19 March 2017

It's easy to blow right by this place, the sign and the entrance to the parking lot are set back from the street. I wanted to get outside and walk or hike even though today was cold and I ended up spending a good amount...More

Thank Adventureous1
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Fabyan Japanese Garden is one of many enjoyable side trips when walking (or biking) along the Fox River. The garden is meticulously maintained and is worth the voluntary admission fee anytime it's open. Depending on the time of year, you may see flowers, frogs,...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Stunning Japanese Gardens and surrounding garden areas are perfect for a leisurely walk or other outdoor activities. Tour of the mansion is especially interesting and is free. Nice for a Saturday or Sunday outing.

Thank jacy2
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The park is a really nice place to walk around and let kids run. The gardens are unusual be not overly fancy. It is free so well worth getting out and enjoying the entire estate

Thank danl32
Reviewed 20 October 2016

There is a lot of history in the Fabyan Villa Museum and it and the Japanese Garden should really be on separate reviews as you pay to take the docent led villa museum but the gardens are free and well worth the time to see...More

1  Thank sue o
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I take visiting guest to this and everyone loves it, even if they are not Master Gardeners! The Villa is so interesting, as was Fabyan.

Thank Granni1
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Nanciboots
How many miles is the park around
29 May 2015|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
The Forest Preserve is 235 acres. That's the best I can do. Try calling the Geneva Parks Dept. Maybe they can help.
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Nanciboots
How many miles is it to the Geneva Metra station
29 May 2015|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
According to MapQuest it's 0.81 miles. It might be a nice walk if the weather is good or it certainly wouldn't cost much to take a cab. I hope that helps!
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