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Address: 1415 Campus Drive, Sheboygan, WI 53081
Phone Number: +1 920-287-7895
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12:00 - 16:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Open seasonally, May 1- Oct. 31. Botanic Garden based on children's...

Open seasonally, May 1- Oct. 31. Botanic Garden based on children's literature in Sheboygan, WI.

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Stunning!

Really there are no words to describe the magnificent world of the Bookworm Gardens. The moment you step through the beautiful iron gates, you enter into a world full of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jess J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really there are no words to describe the magnificent world of the Bookworm Gardens. The moment you step through the beautiful iron gates, you enter into a world full of imagination and creativity and where there are few rules. Different themes from both classic and modern books are intertwined throughout the interactive gardens. Based off the book, Little House on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite places to go in Sheboygan! Take your time and bring a book. There is so much to see here. Just a fun place for kids and adults.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

For a family of 6 to drive to & explore for FREE (donation is a nice gesture of course) that just can not be beat!!! Such a cool place if your kiddos love reading children's books like we do. Right away we saw "The Giving Tree" and the kids were so excited! Visit during the week if you can because... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

These family friendly garden have numerous book themes going thru with hands on displays from the" 3 bears " chairs to a Japanese pagoda to a covered wagon and more...all set amount beautiful flowers. Sitting areas next to mailboxes full of books to read. Children or not, it's a relaxing place to walk thru.

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Thank Kathy B
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place is a hidden gem. Beautiful flowers, easy to walk, and great for children. It has something for everyone.

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Thank Bonnie J
Plymouth, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

So many great things to see and do for all ages. Beautiful gardens and whimsical alcoves to explore. Terrain is a bit rough for very young ones, but overall a destination we will go to every year with our granddaughter.

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Thank Connie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Well worth searching for the gardens located behind the university WE wished we had our grand kids with us

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Bookworm Gardens is a beautiful, learning, relaxing place to go alone or take the family. Take your lunch a read a book.

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Townville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We've been to the Bookworm Gardens several times. It is a fun place to visit and our grandkids really enjoyed walking thru the gardens.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Brought my daughter and my two year old grandson here and we all LOVED it. My personal favorite was Winnie the Pooh's tree house and my grandson was intrigued by the three bears, especially the one in a tree. There were so many hands-on activities and books to read I wish I would have came sooner and more often.

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