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Bookworm Gardens

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Address: 1415 Campus Drive, Sheboygan, WI 53081
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+1 920-287-7895
Today
10:00 - 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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Unexpected Treasure for a Town This Size

This is truly an amazing place for a town of about 50,000 people. It is a pleasant walk through groomed gardens to visit scenes right out of fairy tales and children's stories... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is truly an amazing place for a town of about 50,000 people. It is a pleasant walk through groomed gardens to visit scenes right out of fairy tales and children's stories. There are regularly programs run by volunteers to read to young children and to get them excited about reading. Next to the UW Campus, it is a quiet,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place in the evening with lots of fall lights, food, and music. The kids were thrilled with all the activity stations, beauty of the plants at night, and trick or treating goodies. We weren't even out of the parking lot when the kids asked if we could go back the nextyear too!

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Thank Meg P
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful, magical place for children. If you have little kids, you MUST bring them here. They will love it.

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Thank CRJ01
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

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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Thank Jess J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

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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Thank Jean S
Wisconsin
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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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Thank 1gbmommy
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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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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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Illinois
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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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