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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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Botanical garden is free but you have to pay for arboretum

Arboretum looked better than the botanical garden because it is decorated with lots of pumpkins and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
tazrianahmed91
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Beautiful botanical garden

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is a treasure. The manicured gardens are organized by... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sidney W
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A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum was named "One of the Most Breathtaking Gardens in the World" by Architectural Digest. Dallas Blooms festival boasts of over 500,000 spring blooming bulbs, 3,000 azaleas and hundreds of Cherry Blooms-February-April. Summer in the garden includes an outdoor concert series on Thursday evenings and numerous water features with breathtaking floral displays. Autumn at the Arboretum-September-November features a nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring over 90,000 pumpkins/gourds/squash and named one of America's Best Pumpkin festivals by Fodor's Travel. The 8 acre Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden was designed to connect children with nature. Education is a central focus the gardens mission, which teach life and Earth science with 17 indoor/outdoor galleries and 150 interactive activities - Where science and fun become one. Open seven days a week and Wednesday nights until 8pm from March-October. Seasonal weekday discounts are available. The garden is closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Arboretum looked better than the botanical garden because it is decorated with lots of pumpkins and there are gardens full of flowers. I recommend everyone to visit both place especially if you're couples.

Thank tazrianahmed91
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is a treasure. The manicured gardens are organized by theme, so there is something for everyone. Plan on extensive walking to see all gardens, but there is a complimentary shuttle for those unable to walk long distances. Plan on...More

Thank Sidney W
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the nicest Botanical Garden we have visited inthis world that we have traveled. Bring your walking shoes because it is big a grand. As the seasons change so doe the gardens. A must stop on your visit to Dallas

Thank plicker2014
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We picked up tickets and debated getting an annual membership. What we took away from the trip was it’s spot on beauty, and lack of beauty outside the grounds. It’s in a rough section of Dallas, and I wouldn’t bring out of town guest here....More

Thank LuckyMartian
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was one of my last stops on my visit to Dallas and it was a wonderful way to finish. I was there just before Halloween and there were pumpkins galore. The entrance had lots of pumpkins and gourds on display around the shop, café...More

Thank Whitewash1970
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

İt is a bit small with respect to price but it is nice. The view is nice it is near the white rock lake. But you can enjoy the lake without arboretum. 15$ for parking And another 15$per person at the entrance. And it is...More

Thank Gunes G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Obviously a beautiful place. Leaves a bad taste in your mouth when the guy at the gate tells you to drive in to drop off your daughter but when you proceed to the area where he instructed you to go, a woman runs in front...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Right in downtown Dallas the Arboretum is 3.5 acres of manicured gardens with paths, water features and restaurants. It was a lovely way to spend a beautiful fall day and I've heard Christmas decorations are special.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cold but beautiful! The exhibits were meticulously done and looked amazing. We had a wonderful time!

Thank Randi M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This will not be time wasted! We saw it with Christmas decorations, 12 Days of Christmas. All I can say is spectacular. It wasn't even a great day, weatherwise, but the beauty of nature trumped the dreary skies. We stayed about 90 minutes, as the...More

Thank Grace C
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VidhyaKarthik
19 November 2017|
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Response from AnnIrwin | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They are closed on Thanksgiving but open on the 24th. Also, Check out Groupon Dallas Arboretum for discount coupons, even night time 2 for 1's go to the website, I removed the... More
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Joyce W
4 November 2017|
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Response from mcgotes | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, closed on Thanksgiving Day, however open a few days prior and of course afterwards.
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5 September 2017|
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Response from CristianS954 | Reviewed this property |
Montay to Sunday - 9 to 5. Thanks.
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