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Memphis Botanic Garden

750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-4699
+1 901-636-4100
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Brilliant gardens

As visitors from the UK we often visit garden attractions and we were very impressed with the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David S
Exeter, United Kingdom
Very nice with a great children’s area

We were members of a different Botanical Society and took advantage of the reciprocal program. We... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
McFarland, Wisconsin
via mobile
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Peaceful gardens offering beautiful scenery all year round.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“japanese garden” (38 reviews)
“big backyard” (43 reviews)
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750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-4699
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As visitors from the UK we often visit garden attractions and we were very impressed with the Botanic Gardens. Ticket prices are reasonable and the facilities and site are kept very clean and tidy. Although we didn't have children with us it was clear that...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We were members of a different Botanical Society and took advantage of the reciprocal program. We were amazed at the big bug display and the whimsical children’s area which most garden have only a little area set aside. Surprised to see roses blooming this late...More

Thank JLZMcFarland
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Apart from the usual things to see in Memphis take a look at the Botanical Gardens they are lovely, lots to see from statues to plants and fish, a really pleasant place to visit.

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 8 October 2017

You really need to visit here, especially if you have children. The garden has so many whimsical things that delighted myself and all of the children I saw exploring! From giant ants to pirate houses to musical instruments anyone can play all that they desire!...More

Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Visited with a tour was very impressed with the Children's Garden. Very interactive, saw many children running around really enjoying the outdoor space. We also had a plated lunch upon arrival, one of the better meals I had while in Memphis for a week.

Thank Paulette V
Reviewed 6 October 2017

My wife & I just completed a long trip through the middle US. We visit many gardens throughout the world & the Memphis Botanical Gardens is one of the top that we have seen. The children's areas are especially well done & very entertaining for...More

Thank Baja001
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a wonderful place to bring kids. The section called "My Big Backyard" is full of play areas and fun things to do for kids. The Big Bug exhibit is fun for kids and adults. We went to see the rose garden we had...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Though having recently had knee replacement surgery I insisted we tour these beautiful gardens-- so glad we did! Though not as expansive as some we have been to, these gardens had some unique plantings and presentations. The " beds"-- literally iron beds filled with flowers...More

Thank maryellen0718
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Located inside Audubon Park, the Botanic Gardens offer a vast range of natural and designed garden spaces. Kids will love running around the children's garden, filled with hobbit-sized tree houses, fairy houses, music houses, and other delightful creations. A massive Japanese bridge over a large...More

Thank Anthro2010
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We went to the gardens when there was a Japanese Festival going on. This was good, as there was entertainment. Without this, the gardens are a beautiful place to walk and experience the beauty of nature. Memphis can be hot, so be aware of this...More

Thank Beth S
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Faith D
29 May 2017|
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Response from LHoffman1978 | Reviewed this property |
0 Votes Here's what it says about admission on their web site: Admission   Adults           $10   Seniors (62+)      $8 Children (2-12)      $5 Children (under 2)      Free Garden Members Free Group rates: $1... More
29 March 2017|
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Response from LHoffman1978 | Reviewed this property |
I was not worried but it was during the day time.
Nick O
2 May 2016|
Response from R Layne H | Reviewed this property |
$56.40 for lawn; check online at the Memphis Botanic Garden site for VIP packages/tours