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Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

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Address: 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446
Phone Number: +1 561-495-0233
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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A Japanese cultural history museum.

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Excellent Park and Grounds

The gardens are very attractive and well maintained. When we visited the island was closed for maintenance, so we'll have to come back for that. The origami on display in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Pinellas Park, Florida, USA
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Pinellas Park, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The gardens are very attractive and well maintained. When we visited the island was closed for maintenance, so we'll have to come back for that. The origami on display in the museum was incredible. It's a small museum, but had some fascinating works of art. We were fortunate to see an iquana cross our path, hop on a tree and... More 

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East Northport, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in to visit the Gardens on my last day visiting family in WPB. The grounds are very beautiful and peaceful, with a lot of interesting things to see. There are many iguanas of different sizes and colors roaming around, and in the trees too. They sell feed at the entrance which you can drop into the water to... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice little getaway in the middle of busy southern Florida. The Morakami Museum is a memorial to the pioneering Japanese who tried to develop a farming community here. Sadly, their efforts failed, and the only rememberance of their presence is the museum and nearby Yamoto Blvd. The gardens are pleasant to walk around, and in the center is a... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful gardens, very nicely done, much enjoyed, would highly recommend for a peaceful quiet couple hour visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although small in size the the sheer volume of items on display are both beautiful and varied. The quiet gardens are very relaxing

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I last visited the gardens in 2012 and found them to be beautifully kept and true to Japanese landscaping. However yesterday I found them to be poorly kept, very run down and a major part (the island) closed. Apparently the garden is now being run as a Park amenity rather than as a private Japanese garden - and it shows.... More 

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St. Louis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great gardens and very educational visit. Gardens have wonderful walking trails and exhibits. The restaurant and gift ship are very good Reservations suggested. This is a great visit for residents and tourists. Repeat visits are great.

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My parents were in town and I took them strolling in the park. Had to return with my husband the following week.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was split between Malibu and Florida for years due to the music industry. I owe the Morikami for some of my success. I was tasked with writing, singing and producing the music for an extremely popular TV show. High pressure and crazy deadlines. Fortunately for me, whenever I hit a block or came close to overload I had the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must experience if you are visiting the area, and a great spot for locals to enjoy a very reasonably priced meal in a beautiful setting

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