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Olbrich Botanical Gardens

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Address: 3330 Atwood Avenue Madison, Madison, WI 53704
Phone Number: +1 608-246-4550
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One of Madison's most popular attractions, this oasis of green includes a...

One of Madison's most popular attractions, this oasis of green includes a sunken garden, perennial garden, rose garden, rock garden, herb garden, wildflower garden and a tropical conservatory.

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Extremely nice gardens, with exotic features you could never do in your own back yard, but also areas thst are geared towards showing you things you definitely could have at your... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Extremely nice gardens, with exotic features you could never do in your own back yard, but also areas thst are geared towards showing you things you definitely could have at your own home. The gardens are segmented into wections thst feel like individual rooms, each one more delightful than the last. The Thai Pavilion and its reflecting pond are highlights,... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a really nice night not too long ago walking through Olbrich. They had their annual Gleem (sp) show, that displayed local artists throughout the gardens. It was a nice walk, and some very interesting pieces of work. It was a great to see local artists displayed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a beautiful place for pictures. Great for the flower and garden lovers. Beauty at your fingertips.

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Lake Mills, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended a beautiful celebration of life for a dear friends sister at Olbrich. It was the perfect setting and it worked out so well for the memorial, meal after, and time to walk through the gardens at night. It rained....how appropriate.

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Ettrick, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a beautiful place to visit. Nature lovers can learn so much about trees, plants, wildlife. Walking through this paradise in any season and you will feel uplifted and inspired by all you see. Do not miss it.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are members and visit several times each year to enjoy the seasonal varieties. We bring friends and family with us. Always an enjoyable experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a beautiful and serene place to visit. Went to see the Blooming Butterflies. Had a great time.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Olbrich Gardens has beautiful outdoor and indoor gardens. The indoor prtio. Has a small fee but the outdoor gardens are free. I have visited in every season and its always well kept and I notice something new. The nightime art and light show, Gleam, was wonderful! Absolutely love this place!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a friend to just view the gardens, late October, still very gorgeous plants. A nice place to just reflect and be in a peaceful place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The flowers and plant here are wonderful and beautiful. It takes a while to walk thru it but it is worth the time. The best thing that they have there is the butterflies. Watching the butterflies release there is beautiful.

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