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Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
+1 716-827-1584
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Lovely oasis on a cold winter day

A great opportunity to put color in your life in the dead of winter. A wide variety of trees... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2016
Susan S
via mobile
Annual Birthday Trip

I've been coming here for my birthday for about the past 4 years - even got engaged here on my... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2016
Mimi O
Buffalo, New York
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An oasis of breathtaking beauty, these gardens - filled with flowers, plants, herbs and cacti from around the world - are housed inside an 1890s Victorian glass-domed greenhouse. The site, designed by New York Central Park creator Frederick Law Olmstead, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
+1 716-827-1584
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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

A great opportunity to put color in your life in the dead of winter. A wide variety of trees, foliage and flowers to brighten up your day. Special shows throughout the year.

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I've been coming here for my birthday for about the past 4 years - even got engaged here on my birthday 2 years ago! Lots of beautiful flowers and artwork.

Thank Mimi O
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

While it's very beautiful and colorful I found it kind of boring to just walk around and look at the flowers. I have been to a wedding here and it was beautiful but I in my own personal opinion just didn't find it enjoyable, but...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 2 January 2016

I was thoroughly impressed with this marvelous place. It is immaculately clean and every detail of the presentation is well cared for. Today, the Christmas decorations were still up and I thoroughly enjoyed every one of them. I hope to go again in the summer...More

1  Thank JuneNY
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I had a free Sunday and thought my daughter & her guy friend might like something out of their normal range. They found a quiet place to talk while admiring the plants and flowers, and my friend and I got some exercise and garden ideas...More

1  Thank Sweetie6452
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I went there to take pictures and was not disappointed. Part of the area is under construction but overall I was impressed with the rooms that were open. A great place for kids of all ages as there is a play area for them and...More

1  Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

A must realy to see all year around.great care taken in the way plants & flowers are placed as you walk threw each area.rest areas threw out ,if can not walk to far. Take your camera.

1  Thank buffalogary
Reviewed 17 December 2015

If you're interested or not in flowers, trees, shrubs, etc., this is still a very interesting place to go. For me, I love landscaping, and I'm interested in all things related. That said, my wife, then girlfriend, took me here as I'm from the NY...More

1  Thank BLTZ4G
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Recently visited Buffalo for a weekend getaway. Stopped at the Botanical Gardens for a short while. Beautiful holiday displays and exceptionally friendly staff. Enjoyed the area with the cacti. Great place to warm up on a cool day. A portion is undergoing renovations but did...More

Thank Rrs404
Reviewed 10 December 2015

While parts of the Botanical Gardens had become rather boring in the past, over the past 4-5 years (since the appointment of a permanent CEO), they are getting a new look. The arrival of Jeff, Horticulture Manager, has brought new ideas and decor to the...More

Thank gonsa2338
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14 May 2016|
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Response from buffalogary | Reviewed this property |
On park Rd in front of garden and near road parking all black top.