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Address: 316 S G St, Wright Park, Tacoma, WA 98405-4733
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+1 253-591-5330
10:00 - 16:00
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The Little Jewel of Wright Park

Located on the North side of Wright Park, Seymour Botanical is a pretty little conservatory that has been around for over 100 years. It's a lovely tropical stop replete with a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
jay s
Tacoma, Washington
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Tacoma, Washington
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459 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on the North side of Wright Park, Seymour Botanical is a pretty little conservatory that has been around for over 100 years. It's a lovely tropical stop replete with a small koi pond that lifts my spirits during the winter. There's a suggested donation but anyone may walk in and enjoy the greenery. There's also a tiny and very... More 

Thank jay s
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely and unexpected surprise! Such a beautiful little garden, full of orchids, water plants and Venus fly traps. There were some very well developed Pitcher plants, which I had never seen get that large! The staff all seem to love their jobs and are willing to answer bucket loads of questions from wanna-be gardeners! Even my grumpy teenager... More 

Thank Lisa P
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43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Lots of exotics and an impressive array for such an unassuming greenhouse. Particularly if it is a cool day, this is a nice refreshing burst of hot and humid!

Thank Mac B
Lakewood, Washington
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61 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Wright's Park is a large urban park in the middle of Tacoma, Washington. In addition to the botanical garden at the conservatory - there are wonderful walking trails throughout the park. It's a great place for the family on a sunny day!

Thank Don E
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This is a small garden but extremely beautiful! The gift shop has great treasures and the garden was decorated for Halloween. Free admission and worth the time to check it out! Truly a must see!

Thank Christie C
Homer, Alaska, United States
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I've passed the Seymour Botanical Conservatory on walks when I've visited Tacoma but never stopped by when it was open. Today I lucked out. It's a small Victorian glass garden spot, bulging with orchids, ferns, coleus, palms and much more. A peaceful stop on a rainy day! Quiet, soft music in the background, fountains, koi in a pond beneath towering... More 

Thank Gurgi89
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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199 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The facility is very small and the collection limited and not well identified. The admission was not free with a suggested donation. I belong to a national arboretum organization which listed this as one of the participating gardens and was charged admission anyway. So if, like me, you are a serious garden lover and from out of town it not... More 

Thank 662marc
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55 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Shame on me. I totally forgot about this place! It is full of plants & blooms. I don't have a green-thumb but I know was pretty. It's small but so full of stuff to see. I saw the gazebo & thought it would be a great place for a small wedding.

Thank MsK253
San Antonio, Texas
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

I went twice to this place - very interesting - good photos. Needs a toilet though, IMHO. Across the street is a document museum, which is also very interesting, AND has a toilet.

Thank fwbaker
Tacoma, Washington
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I love this little corner of Tacoma. It is great in all seasons, but especially wonderful after a string of cold and dreary days. They also have a summer story time for kids.

Thank MMorford

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