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Memphis Botanic Garden

750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-4699
+1 901-636-4100
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A Bugs Life at the Garden

We rented a car for the day and this was our first stop. I do recommend going early in the morning... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
marjabu
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Toronto, Canada
'A Bug's Life' at the Garden

The Movie will play on October 7 from 6-9pm. The Big Bugs exhibit by artist David Rogers, which... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ChanEvan
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Peaceful gardens offering beautiful scenery all year round.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“japanese garden” (38 reviews)
“big backyard” (43 reviews)
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750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-4699
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a car for the day and this was our first stop. I do recommend going early in the morning as it is very hot and not a lot of shaded places. We didn't complete the whole garden as it was far too hot...More

Thank marjabu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Movie will play on October 7 from 6-9pm. The Big Bugs exhibit by artist David Rogers, which has been traveling to botanic gardens around the Country, arrived in Memphis last week. I took a Tour of the Garden with Mary Helen Butler, Director. Ten...More

Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited mid September so didn't expect the spring flowers to be in full bloom. But the plants they had weren't too exciting and the park could use some better update (fallen branches, leaves needed ranking, bare grass spots, etc). A relaxing...More

Thank GoingFarFarAway
Jana W, Public Relations Manager at Memphis Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your frank and honest observations! We are, in fact, still recovering from storm damage earlier this summer, and we have had a very crazy September, prepping, installing, and hosting extra events and guests with our Big Bugs exhibit, which opened this week....More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you're looking to see nature so beautiful, look no further! It's gorgeous here. Very relaxing. Also, during the summer, they've held summer concerts. You should really visit this beautiful place.

Thank IllinoisCardinalFan
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Though visited mid august there were still lots in bloom. Learned a lot about roses from their people( turns out he had a horticulture degree and worked for a long time 10 miles from where my better half lived as a child, Longwood Gardens).

Thank BlueWampus
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Even though August is not the best time to visit a Botanical Garden we throughly enjoyed our visit to these gardens. The childrens area and the Asian Gardens were very interesting. The staff was very helpful and even sold us 3 plants from the greenhouse...More

Thank Frank W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This garden is always a wonderful way to spend a pleasant Sunday afternoon - or really anytime! There are a variety of flowers that bloom at various times, but I would love to see even more plantings. I always seem to be just a little...More

Thank Debbiekc73
Jana W, Public Relations Manager at Memphis Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback! Mark February-March for Daffodil Hill to bloom...some years (like this past one) are more gradual, other years, the flowers seem to POP all at once and bloom for a shorter time. The warm winter weather but surprise frosts have kept...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

It's hard to believe that this park is inside the city limits. It r e minds me of NYC's Central Park. Wonderful shaded walking trails, beautiful gardens featuring specific species of flora. It even has a children's garden area with treehouses. The Japanese Garden with...More

Thank charliea501
Reviewed 5 August 2017

For almost three weeks Memphis, like so many southern states, was caught in the grip of very hot and humid weather. I would have thought that weather with heat index values in the 100 to 105, would have destroyed the Memphis Botanic Garden. But when...More

Thank Van P
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This is a must go to spot for families. From the Big Back Yard to regularly scheduled activities for the entire family, children gain such an appreciation of nature.

Thank Roquita C
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Faith D
28 May 2017|
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Response from Jewel1004 | Reviewed this property |
Here's what it says about admission on their web site: Admission Adults $10 Seniors (62+) $8 Children (2-12) $5 Children (under 2) Free Garden Members Free Group rates: $1 discount per person for groups... More
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29 March 2017|
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Response from LHoffman1978 | Reviewed this property |
I was not worried but it was during the day time.
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$56.40 for lawn; check online at the Memphis Botanic Garden site for VIP packages/tours
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