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Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
+1 716-827-1584
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Great Buffalo Botanical Gardens

A very nice collection of botanical gardens both outside and within the huge glass greenhouses... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Rochester, NY
via mobile
It's a garden

If you're in to gardens, you'll love this place. With multiple rooms, hosting multiple climates... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Daniel W
via mobile
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An oasis of breathtaking beauty, these gardens - filled with flowers, plants, herbs and cacti from around the world - are housed inside an 1890s Victorian glass-domed greenhouse. The site, designed by New York Central Park creator Frederick Law Olmstead, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
+1 716-827-1584
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

A very nice collection of botanical gardens both outside and within the huge glass greenhouses. Figure on 90 minutes to 2 hours if you're strolling through looking at average details. Some fine orchids, good healing sections, well presented. My wife and I spent about two...More

Thank UpstateJohn
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

If you're in to gardens, you'll love this place. With multiple rooms, hosting multiple climates, you'll get to see a wide variety of plants. New renovations give the place a much cleaner feel.

1  Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We have a membership here. If you live in the Buffalo area, you know they're is not much to do in the winter. So this seemed like a good idea. Although there is a large variety of different types of plants and they do have...More

Thank redjad
Reviewed 14 July 2017

A beautiful place to visit. I am not a plant person and I believe I do not have a green thumb but I was impressed by the number of fauna available in this small-ish building. I did not know that there are different types of...More

Thank Yarril
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This winter I visited the garden with a friend and saw a drawing class in action. The teacher told me she was starting a water color class in February. I became a member of the Botanical Garden so I could get a discount on the...More

1  Thank 650ro
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Every section has a grand array of plants of different topographical areas. The hall of cactuses was stunning. The outside gardens a great place to walk in serenity.

Thank Dorten
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The Buffalo Botanical Gardens were really a nice way to spend an impromptu trip to Buffalo. I am not huge on nature or gardening but found the gardens to be beautiful and interesting. My favorites were the cactus gardens and the Japanese gardens, both really...More

Thank Erie_PA_1994
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

My visit to niagarafalls was very exciting it was nice and beautiful place you have many choices to do walk and sit around the falls but the but the best was the journey with the boat inside the falls and also you can visit Buffalo...More

Thank Hani A
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Beautiful and relaxing garden visit. Can set your own pace and stroll indoor or in the outer gardens. Staff very friendly. Well done displays.

Thank Don D
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Though a little bigger than it seems from the outside, it is essentially a greenhouse with tropical plants. The building is modeled after Kew GardensCrystal palace in London. Disappointed that trhere were no "grounds" to explore. We are definitely spoiled with the Chicago botanic gardens...More

Thank Artemus_Gordon
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Response from buffalogary | Reviewed this property |
On park Rd in front of garden and near road parking all black top.