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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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Go see Morty

As someone who is not a plant person and will kill anything I touch, this place was pretty darn... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
MizTerry
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Elgin, SC
Good Venue

If you love plants this is for you . Self guided tour of mostly indoor gardens from around the... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Allan2
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London, Canada
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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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2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
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"koi pond"
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

As someone who is not a plant person and will kill anything I touch, this place was pretty darn impressive. There are plants from all over the world, pretty ones, poisonous ones, medicinal ones, carnivorous ones, you get the point. Even though the corpse flower...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

If you love plants this is for you . Self guided tour of mostly indoor gardens from around the world .

Thank Allan2
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

I have visited this garden all throughout my life, it continues to be beautiful, well kept, and provides an enjoyable experience.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

These botanical gardens are quite impressive. Everything is well maintained and the flowers are lovely. The staff is also super nice and helpful. It's a great trip to take on an afternoon if the weather isn't too great outside because it's warm and colorful inside.

Thank Korie B
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I went expecting to see a lot more flowers than just plain plant. I was done in maybe ninety minutes. I guess if like multiple types of cacti, you are good. I went on a really discount day. I am glad I did not pay...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you love gardens, flowers, plants etc, this is a must to see, open year round, except holidays. Not expensive, wheel chair friendly. Not sure if the petting zoo is up and running. depending what time of year, I went Easter and the lilies etc...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I've been going here since childhood. It is intriguing with all the strange and exotic plants and flowers. Great place for wedding pictures. A must see when you visit Buffalo (Lackawanna), NY

Thank Lou R
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

I went here with my husband, daughter and two sons. These gardens are nothing short of amazing. From Medicinal Plants to Cacti to Coffee Trees to much, much more. Go. This place is Great - and I will admit - I was not excited about...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

I enjoyed being at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. It is a wonderful place to look at a variety of plants and trees. The building is nice a cool in the summer during hot weather. I could spend hours there!

Thank deaone
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

There is truly a chocolate orchid that smells just like chocolate! And every room is a surprise with really mature plants and botanicals from around the world. Impressive experience and lovely photography. When you think of the winters in this place, it's amazing that this...More

Thank JSoul13
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aluraembrey
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Response from buffalogary | Reviewed this property |
On park Rd in front of garden and near road parking all black top.
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