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White River Gardens

1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4552
+1 317-630-2001
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Fabulous and beautiful

This is definitely a place to visit. It is so pretty and peaceful. We went when they had the lego... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
CRMays
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Lovely oasis

Colorful, well planned out for minimal space. The "wedding" area is a perfect backdrop any bride... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
Mauiblues16
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Chicago, Illinois
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“plant life” (2 reviews)
“butterflies” (10 reviews)
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1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4552
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+1 317-630-2001
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is definitely a place to visit. It is so pretty and peaceful. We went when they had the lego exhibits which were amazing. But even without them the gardens are gorgeous. We made it a part of our Indianapolis Zoo visit and were not...More

2  Thank CRMays
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Colorful, well planned out for minimal space. The "wedding" area is a perfect backdrop any bride should consider for her event. Lots of different areas, with tons of varieties of plantings. Very peaceful and relaxing.

2  Thank Mauiblues16
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The White River Gardens are adjacent to the Indianapolis zoo and included in the price. If you enjoy being outside and viewing plants,flowers, landscaping you'll love this visit.

2  Thank Kaye N
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Great place for walkers and to spend some me time. I went early morning and it was peaceful. Could not ask for a better place to send some alone time.

Thank 5023claxton
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Included with INdy Zoo admission. The butterfly house is so fun and enlightening for any age, and the gardens are breathtaking. A popular destination for weddings, especially summer evenings.

2  Thank Megan W
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I can tell the gardens should be beautiful. But in early March this are no out door plants. It looks like the backyard of an abandoned mansion. I'm not even sure why they bother to open it before they have any plants. Although, even with...More

1  Thank crazybluegirl2001
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Very peaceful and special to be in with orchids and staghorn ferns and all kinds of tropical plants and have butterflies flit around you and occasionally land on you. The grounds are pretty for events too.

1  Thank Stuffylou
Reviewed 16 October 2015

If you're visiting the Indy Zoo, you have to make time to explore the White River Gardens. This lush oasis is such a lovely place to spend an hour or two. Their themed gardens are so well-kept! My favorite is the Sunken Garden, since you...More

Thank breezyg03
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

The gardens here are incredible! Defiantly worth the money! You get admission to the Zoo as well as the gardens for less that $20.

1  Thank calvinmiller
Reviewed 24 September 2015

A lovely way to spend a lazy afternoon, casually walking about, enjoying nice weather and beautiful surroundings. Considering it was late Sept. when we went, the garden still looked lovely and very well maintained. Loved the small animal sculptures and the water gardens were inspiring!

1  Thank sunintree
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WIReger
What is the admission cost for the gardens?
1 April 2016|
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Response from crazybluegirl2001 | Reviewed this property |
It's included in the admission cost for the zoo.
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