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Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

3800 Arboretum Dr, Dubuque, IA 52001-1040
+1 563-556-2100
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What a gem in Dubuque, IA

The Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is truly a gem for this river city. With multiple... read more

Reviewed today
normanm863
GREEN THUMBS!!!!!!!

We don't think we've ever seen Kostas (?) as beautiful as these. The varieties of ground covers... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Noelie662
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“japanese garden” (23 reviews)
“rose garden” (10 reviews)
“koi pond” (10 reviews)
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3800 Arboretum Dr, Dubuque, IA 52001-1040
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+1 563-556-2100
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"japanese garden"
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"rose garden"
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"koi pond"
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"full bloom"
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"water features"
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"flowers and plants"
in 3 reviews
"leisurely walk"
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"plant life"
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"enjoy the surroundings"
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"beautiful place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"gift shop is"
in 3 reviews
"free admission"
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"love nature"
in 3 reviews
"different species"
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"late spring"
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"hot afternoon"
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"live music"
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Reviewed today

The Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is truly a gem for this river city. With multiple gardens, knowledgeable volunteers, and wonderful partnerships with local groups, you will want to spend 2-4 hours here regularly. With the seasons, there will be additional things to look at....More

Thank normanm863
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We don't think we've ever seen Kostas (?) as beautiful as these. The varieties of ground covers were amazing. The ponds and waterfalls were a very nice touch. We wished we had had some crumbs to feed the fish, but they looked like they were...More

Thank Noelie662
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This arboretum is outstanding. The Japanese garden is such a peaceful place. Love the waterfall with the pound and all the beautiful gardens. Really worth a visit.

Thank Karen L
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went for a visit during an overcast drizzly day and still had a great time. You can tell these gardens are well-loved. The shade garden of hostas is particularly impressive, as is the English garden partiere. They also invest quite a bit of time in...More

Thank 45Nina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing. Very beautiful. Has a park for the kids to play. Lots of things to see. Everyone from the baby to the adults enjoyed themselves.

Thank mjoligschlaeger
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

i love nature and if you are like me this is the place for you .so many beautiful, delicious smelling flowers and plants that you would not believe. i love the koi pond and there is no where that you wont get a good pic....More

Thank danigirlluv
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This was recommended by a friend. Well worth the time. Beautiful Gardens, well maintained and plants labeled so you knew what you are looking at.

Thank Nancy S
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Quiet relaxing place to visit.Lovely grounds with many types of shrubs flowers and trees.The arboretum has a man made pond.Trails throughout the gardens.We go every year.The gardens also have a playground for children.Parking is abundant and no fee to get in.

Thank alpickl
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Very quiet, tranquil place to get away. I traveled there are on a hot afternoon but there is plenty of shade and the fish pond is very soothing. I really took the time to enjoy all the different plants and learned about many different species...More

Thank mmbreitbach
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Not much more to say..this place is beautiful, well kept, mostly by volunteers. An excellent place to spend the day!!

Thank RichDBQ
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