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Huntsville Botanical Garden

4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3390
+1 256-830-4447
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Beautiful place to spend a day

Lovely gardens, art structures, and special events during holidays. I like it best during spring... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New Market, Al
Galaxy of Lights tour

This is a seasonal event and we loved it! Great community participation and lots of fun for adults... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wayne W
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The Huntsville Botanical Garden is open year-round and boasts a picture perfect aquatic garden, a spectacular wildflower and nature trail and numerous specialty gardens and plant collections. The Children’s Garden and Nature Center contain the nation’s largest seasonal butterfly house and eight specialized gardens aimed toward the younger set. Children and adults alike will enjoy a stroll through the dinosaur garden, the space garden, storybook garden and more. Family festivals include Beaks and Barks, Huntsville Blooms, the Scarecrow Trail, and the nationally recognized Galaxy of Lights, and be sure not to miss our annual summer exhibits, designed to appeal to children and families. The Garden also has a gift shop, indoor and outdoor facility rental options, and education programs for all ages. The Garden is a privately run 501c3 non-profit, which receives a majority of its support from garden members, supporters, and corporate donors.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3390
+1 256-830-4447
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely gardens, art structures, and special events during holidays. I like it best during spring and fall....cooler weather, pretty skies. Wear comfortable shoes!

1  Thank ermama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a seasonal event and we loved it! Great community participation and lots of fun for adults as well as children.

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome Place to visit. Just know that some of the water features may be running year round. Don’t let small children get ahead of you.

Thank ILikeGoodAdvice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town for business and looking for non alcohol diversion. Highly recommend this holiday light "drive through. Turn your radio to identified channel and be ready to drive slowly. It's not high tech not over-done. Just nice way to chill in your car for the...More

Thank merrydb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place is real good to visit during christmas. it is all lite up with christmas lights.there is a minor charge to drive through but it is worth it

Thank fwngold
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Walked they on a perfect Alabama evening in December. Something for everyone, young & old. Super display.

Thank Sheila T
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Heard all about the seasonal Galaxy of Lights at the Botanical Garden so we did the driving tour. They also have nights for walking tours and dog walking tours. It was very cold so did the driving tour. Bought the ticket online for $20 per...More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Worth doing if ever here. I have been to the gardens during daylight and it was nice. The drive thru lights are a great deal with the kids.

Thank Cody A
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We visited the garden for a picnic lunch and enjoyed the fall flowers and scare crow exibits. It was still fairly warm; so, it was nice to sit at the tables providd in the shade of a tree and enjoy a refreshing lunch.

Thank Jimmy R
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Many years ago we drove from Birmingham (1 1/2 hr.) to drive through the Christmas light display at the Huntsville Botanical Gardens. It was nice, but we did not think we needed to make the trip again. Then a relative sent us an email with...More

Thank Jenny W
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29 December 2017|
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Response from vonakeeling | Reviewed this property |
20.00 per car. There may be a discount for members.
20 December 2017|
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Response from vonakeeling | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it has taken me so long to respond. It takes 30-45 min to drive through. All depends on the cars around you and how they drive.
Wayson L
18 November 2017|
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Response from redrob45 | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot at the Botanical Gardens. You are not allowed to drive through the park. You can arrange in advance for a large golf cart with driver for tour through park. I am not sure if there is a charge for... More