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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA 23228
+1 804-262-9887
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Christmas lights!

I love going every year to see the beautiful Christmas lights! It's beautiful year round but my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ashlee W
Fun day even though overcast.

Beautiful and the butterfly exhibit was amazing. 10% off for members at the garden shop. Fall... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bec515
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With something for all ages and interests, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a place to learn about plants, to marvel at nature, to relax in a beautiful setting, to take gardening classes, or to have a wedding or a business meeting. A wide variety of experiences are offered through its diverse gardens and facilities. No wonder Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is consistently one of the most-visited attractions in the Richmond, Va., area.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA 23228
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+1 804-262-9887
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going every year to see the beautiful Christmas lights! It's beautiful year round but my favorite is in December!

Thank Ashlee W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful and the butterfly exhibit was amazing. 10% off for members at the garden shop. Fall leaves are gorgeous- crepe myrtles are out of this world.

Thank Bec515
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens were very nice and picturesque. Compared to Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania, these Gardens are smaller. They have a very nice gift shop. Restrooms are available. It's a nice way to stroll for a visit.

Thank artyalex
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wide range of plantings and styles for all seasons from Virginia native to excellent Japanese garden and greenhouse orchid collection. Excellent twice yearly plant sale for unusual varieties of garden favorites.

Thank James D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an awesome time! The children had plenty to explore and everyone truly enjoyed this trip and all the beauty

Thank obxcam08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the place has a great revolvig sites and smells and the fact they do mini events is great. And they have fun thungs to learn

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This garden is always changing. Butterflies in the summer, a million lights in December/January, Thursday evenings with music in the summer, etc. Great cafe and restaurant.

Thank srcmumsey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most festive places at Christmas time. They have so many different displays and it’s so spread out that you never feel like you are amongst the crowd. So colorful yet so elegant and prettyMore

Thank Daceliberti
LewisGinter, Public Relations Manager at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Daceliberti, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you enjoyed your visit, especially at Christmastime. I saw that you gave us a one-star rating and since your review is positive, I wonder if that is a mistake....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read about how this garden was one of the best gardens in the world. Because I was in town, I went by to see it. Well, it exceeded the expectations. Prepare to be wowed when you enter.

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

stopped by to see the butterflies. what a treat. this is a beautiful garden. it was a warm sunny day for the visit. make a visit if you are in the area!!

Thank Perry R
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Luv2TravelStratford
22 August 2017|
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EmilyP934
15 July 2017|
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Response from Don M | Reviewed this property |
It was almost 90 when we visited. There are plenty of shady areas and benche to sit on. And the buildings are all air conditioned.
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painterlymuse
13 May 2017|
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Response from LewisGinter | Property representative |
Wow, what a great and helpful community! Thanks everyone. We also do have extra large umbrellas that guests can borrow in the rain if needed. Other tips: The Lora Robins Library (in the Kelly Education Center) has... More
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