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Schnormeier Gardens is a Private Residence Open only the month of June

Schnormeier Gardens is located on private property and is open to the public during the month of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lovely gardens to enjoy.

This private estate is thrown open once a year and it well worth the visit. 75 acres of landscaped... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Shankar R
Westerville, Ohio
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1 week ago
“Schnormeier Gardens is a Private Residence Open only the month of June”
29 Jul 2017
“Lovely gardens to enjoy. ”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Schnormeier Gardens is located on private property and is open to the public during the month of June from 10 AM to 4 PM ONLY Thursday - Sunday. Thanks to the generosity of the Schnormeiers it is free admission and parking. The Gardens are not...More

1  Thank lonespine
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This private estate is thrown open once a year and it well worth the visit. 75 acres of landscaped gardens and sculptures has something for every enthusiasts. The owner's imprint is evident and some of the areas are abut over the top. But there are...More

Thank Shankar R
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We had the most beautiful, cool, sunny day in these gardens. If you have the opportunity to go on the ONE weekend a year it is open, please do go. IT has interesting places for kids to see in the woods and ponds. Just so...More

1  Thank 10sbabe
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This magnificent garden is only open to the public a few days during June. It is worth the trip. We were lucky enough to go on a private tour with the American Conifer Society. It is a private garden with a Japanese Tea Room, a...More

Thank teachem4
Reviewed 16 June 2016

If you are in Gambier over the summer (which not a lot of people are) make sure to go to the gardens. You could walk around for hours (best with friends and loved ones) and see these unique Asian-inspired gardens in the middle of Ohio....More

2  Thank Megan C
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Only open to the public for 4 days a year in early June, although they will accept large groups with appointments. The entire grounds are maintained by only 3 landscape persons - they must be magicians because this is as nice as any golf course....More

Thank wallywilbur
Reviewed 1 June 2016

It is amazing to see what a gifted person can do with God's beauty!! Simply enjoy the scents, colors,sculptures and surprising landscapes as you walk around the gardens.

Thank jhassler2016
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Oriental themed gardens with water features galore, hiking trails, a variety of landscaping features.

Thank David S
Reviewed 13 October 2015

This private home and the beautiful Asian gardens with a tea room and other quaint settings are indeed a rare find. I have had the opportunity to visit on several different occasions and even volunteered for one of their events. Take advantage of the annual...More

Thank RNRVTravler
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Only open a few days a year but put this on your calendar for next late spring. The vision of sculpting their land from a ragged farm to a beautiful garden(s) and homestead is incredible. The Schnormeie's are gracious hosts as they open their property...More

1  Thank Mark K
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Response from wallywilbur | Reviewed this property |
you need to contact gardens, it is only open 1 weekend a year unless you make reservations
25 May 2016|
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