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Reiman Gardens

1407 University Blvd, Ames, IA 50011-3101
+1 515-294-2710
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Beautiful!

The staff here does an amazing job of keeping the grounds looking pristine. The butterfly gardens... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Liz1005
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Ames, Iowa
Gardens and more

Besides wonderful gardens, there is so much more. There has been a butterfly house, artwork and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steven E
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4 days ago
“Beautiful!”
1 week ago
“Gardens and more”
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1407 University Blvd, Ames, IA 50011-3101
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+1 515-294-2710
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The staff here does an amazing job of keeping the grounds looking pristine. The butterfly gardens are a unique and fun attraction to the gardens as well.

Thank Liz1005
ReimanGardens, Communications Coordinator at Reiman Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Reiman Gardens. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed both our 17-acres of outdoor gardens as well as the indoor Butterfly Wing.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Besides wonderful gardens, there is so much more. There has been a butterfly house, artwork and many activities

Thank Steven E
ReimanGardens, Communications Coordinator at Reiman Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave a positive review of Reiman Gardens. It is appreciated.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our tour of the gardens. We went because of the world's largest concrete garden gnome (!), but the butterfly pavilion was outstanding.

Thank mauskraus
ReimanGardens, Communications Coordinator at Reiman Gardens, responded to this review

I'm pleased to hear that while Elwood the world's largest concrete gnome brought you to Reiman Gardens, you still enjoyed the rest of your visit including our Butterfly Wing. Thank you for taking time to leave a review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The butterflies are the stars of the show! Very nice, if small, butterfly enclosure!! The workers (student volunteers?) were so sweet and helpful. Plus, the gift shop is awesome!!! Would like to see an even larger display of tulips next spring. There is a cute...More

Thank Margaret L
ReimanGardens, Communications Coordinator at Reiman Gardens, responded to this review

I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your first visit to Reiman Gardens and that you're planning a return trip. There is always something new to see! Thank you for taking time to leave a review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a so so visit. It's an $8 entry fee. We were not told the conservatory was closed ( it's a major part of the facility). The rest of the gardens are outside. They looked nice but is was 40 degrees and the wind...More

Thank Robert K
ReimanGardens, Communications Coordinator at Reiman Gardens, responded to this review

I'm sorry that you had bad weather during your visit, since most of our beauty lies outside. The Conservatory was closed temporarily to change out the exhibit. We do this four times per year. It's a necessary evil so we can always provide new and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the outside, it was hard to tell just how awesome Reiman Gardens was going to be once you got inside. Since we visited in early-mid April, there were a number of areas where blooms were not quite ready yet - no rose gardens, etc...More

Thank 858sharlae
ReimanGardens, Communications Coordinator at Reiman Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave a review of Reiman Gardens. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your visit including the Butterfly Wing, our tropical plant Conservatory, and our Children's Garden especially.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful gardens with plenty of walkways and lots of points of interest - including things of interest to young children. We went particularly to see the butterflies and it was amazing!

Thank rlwoodw1
ReimanGardens, Communications Coordinator at Reiman Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Reiman Gardens. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed our outdoor gardens as well as our Butterfly Wing and felt that it was a great place for kids.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A+ for any age and all interest levels. Nice and relaxing with only a small entry fee for a big respite!

Thank Mara M
ReimanGardens, Communications Coordinator at Reiman Gardens, responded to this review

I'm overjoyed to hear you feel such positivity about Reiman Gardens after your visit. If you're in the area again, I hope you'll consider another visit as things change annually here. Thank you for taking time to leave a review.

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My sisters and I enjoyed the lovely indoor upside-down umbrella exhibit, the butterfly garden with live enchanting varieties, and outdoor walking and seating areas. The Reiman garden gift shop a delight in its own right. Great selection of garden gifts and unique artifacts and decor...More

1  Thank Mary Jane K
ReimanGardens, Communications Coordinator at Reiman Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Reiman Gardens. I'm pleased to hear that you and your sisters enjoyed our Petals & Parasols display, the Butterfly Wing, the outdoor gardens as well as the Gift Shop. I hope you'll consider another visit in the future as...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Reiman Gardens is a beautiful place for all ages. They have a butterfly garden all year around and the gardens outside are always changing. They have different displays and a beautiful indoor garden you could curl up in during the winter and enjoy some quiet...More

1  Thank Sheila C
ReimanGardens, Communications Coordinator at Reiman Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave a review of Reiman Gardens. Your positive and thoughtful review is appreciated.

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Linda M
Is there any thing going on in October 21
30 September 2016|
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Response from HawkeyeGrad67 | Reviewed this property |
You need to call them. Also make sure there is not a football game so you can avoid the traffic
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Linda M
Is there anything going on October 21 weekend
28 September 2016|
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Response from James K | Reviewed this property |
There is a pumpkin carving workshop beginning at 10:00 Saturday morning, 10/22. Also at that time is a nature craft workshop. Later in the day, 4:00 - 7:00 - Trick or treat 4:00 - 7:00 - Crafts in the Garden Room, 6:30... More
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Linda M
Do you anything going on the weekend of October 21 ames
28 September 2016|
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Response from ReimanGardens | Property representative |
You can always find out what' happening at the Gardens on our events calendar on our website. On our homepage, hover over "Events & Programs" and then click on "Upcoming Events & Education Programs" October 22 and 23 is our... More
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