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Dunn Gardens

13533 Northshire Rd NW, Seattle, WA 98177-4033
+1 206-265-9010
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Surprise Olmsted estate garden

Having been raised in Seattle, I was so surprised to discover a beautiful, serene Olmsted garden in... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Alice F
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Seattle, Washington
Best Time of Year to visit is Now

A little bit hidden, very peaceful, you need to make a reservation. Worth the effort if you are a... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
northwesty7
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seattle
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23 Jul 2017
“Surprise Olmsted estate garden”
9 May 2017
“Best Time of Year to visit is Now”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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13533 Northshire Rd NW, Seattle, WA 98177-4033
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+1 206-265-9010
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Having been raised in Seattle, I was so surprised to discover a beautiful, serene Olmsted garden in north Seattle! I will never know how I missed it but am so glad I have now found it! The history of the gardens is amazing, the docents...More

Thank Alice F
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

A little bit hidden, very peaceful, you need to make a reservation. Worth the effort if you are a gardener in the PNW, you can learn a lot about what looks good and works well in shady areas.

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Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is a very nice estate with lovely landscape but not accessible for anyone with mobility issues. I made an appointment for a tour (ITS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY) to take my mother and was assured she would be able to navigate some of it even...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2016

Dunn Gardens is a lovely private garden that was designed by the Olmstead brothers. It is open only at certain times of the year for viewing and for special events. There is generally a docent available to guide you on a tour, but you can...More

Thank Sandy N
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Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Small private garden tucked into a residential area in Seattle. If you're a gardner, then this is a definite Seattle stop for you. Beautiful mature and well designed beds around home with gorgeous associated woodland garden. Very much worth a visit - reservations required for...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2015

Visiting this beautiful serene garden is by appointment only, and then on a guided tour with a knowledgeable docent in charge of a small group. The experience is magical as one wanders through the beautifully laid out garden that originally surrounded the country home of...More

Thank Hirene
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