We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Sunken Gardens

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
Phone Number:
+1 402-441-7847
06:00 - 23:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 444 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 336
  • 80
    Very good
  • 17
  • 5
  • 2
Very Beautiful!

This was one of our stops on our cross country road trip. Simply beautiful! We loved every bit of the view. Really wish we lived close to visit more often. Great memories :)

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Galie J
Minneapolis, Minnesota
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

444 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 440: English reviews
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was one of our stops on our cross country road trip. Simply beautiful! We loved every bit of the view. Really wish we lived close to visit more often. Great memories :)

Thank Galie J
Lincoln, Nebraska
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to de-stress! Looking for pretty background for pictures? Sunken Gardens. A place to spend outdoor time with friends? Sunken Gardens. An easy to get to diversion for older visitors? Sunken Gardens. Inspiration for that little patch in your garden or patio? Sunken Gardens. Just go!

Thank Beth C
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lincoln's Sunken Gardens are breathtaking at any time during spring, summer, and autumn. I love to stop there when I'm in town and take photos of the flowers. This is a popular spot for photographers and weddings.

Thank fubaroji
Falls Church, Virginia
Level Contributor
23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful display of annuals starting in Mid-June. New landscaping each year. A must see in Lincoln. Easy parking

Thank Harry508
Seward, Nebraska
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking through Sunken Gardens is like stepping into another land for little while! Beautiful foliage and art!

Thank Tracy230
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Best place for outside wedding.. love the fresh smell of flowers, the rushing of the running water fall is relaxing and beautifully done. It's also a nice place to just get away during the day or night in the summer or spring..

Thank AnonymousLiving
Lincoln, Nebraska
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Very quaint, beautiful flower garden that offers levels of flowers to walk alongside. In the early summer evenings, this garden offers laughter of children from nearby zoo, couples walking hand in hand, and even hosts many summertime weddings.

Thank CMRoth
Lincoln, Nebraska
Level Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A beautiful spot in Lincoln. Depending on the season, the flowers, setting and decor can be extremely beautiful. When my aged mother visits, this was one of her favorite spots to go and there are often weddings being held here. It is not huge but oh so peaceful and beautiful. They do an excellent job of transforming this place from... More 

Thank eddiemiller
Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
267 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This would get a 5 if it were a little bigger. We knew winterization had taken place, but wanted to see it to see if we would come back during the summer months. We definitely would. Loved the Koi ponds and serene atmosphere. My only downside, is it is small. If you are wanting to get a walk in, then... More 

Thank got2bebiking
Level Contributor
1,335 reviews
1,013 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

It is a nice and beautiful garden at the crossroads of two busy streets. The ponds the fishes, the flowers and the landscape helps to transfix yourself in a different world. A world of calm and relaxation.

Thank thor2705

Travellers who viewed Sunken Gardens also viewed


Been to Sunken Gardens? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Sunken Gardens and other visitors
7 questions
Ask a question
4 months ago
over a year ago
4 months ago
Saint Louis, Missouri

See all questions (7)

Questions? Get answers from Sunken Gardens staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?