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Tucson Botanical Gardens

Open Now: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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The Butterfly exhibit was wonderful. The gardens are peaceful and relaxing.

Great butterfly exhibit. The gardens are peaceful and serene. The gardens are different depending... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Voyage262639
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Tucson Botanical Gardens is a collection of small themed gardens. There are also many rock... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Named one of the Top 10 Gardens in to visit in North America in 2017 by the Canada Garden Tourism Council and One of the Best Secret Garden in America by Reader's Digest, Tucson Botanical Gardens is an “Oasis in the Heart of Tucson. Featuring...more
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2150 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712-3199
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great butterfly exhibit. The gardens are peaceful and serene. The gardens are different depending on the time of year.

Thank Voyage262639
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucson Botanical Gardens is a collection of small themed gardens. There are also many rock specimens and art scattered throughout.

Thank BajaBadBoy
Tucson B, General Manager at Tucson Botanical Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you BajaBadBoy!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Am amazing find in the dessert. Take time to enjoy it all. Enjoy the cafe The gift shop is awesome and seasonal.

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and relaxing had a great time with my camera the butterfly exhibit was just amazing great color with the butterfly’s and I was able to take my time and really enjoy the area .....the cactus was in full bloom when we went it was...More

1  Thank anglys113
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The Tucson Botanical Gardens is a quiet and well maintained garden of southwestern plants and some desert creatures. The atmosphere is calm and inviting. There is enough shade and inside exhibits that you don’t get too hot. They have classes in the arts and gardening...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Garden is absolutely beautiful! Gloria in the office seems to hate her job and everything else in existence. If you like nihilistic old women with a passion for monotonous stares she's the gal for you.

5  Thank sally s
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Tucson Botanical Gardens is THE place to visit to explore the Sonoran Desert ecosystem! Full of all the creatures and plants that make southern Arizona such a wonderful place to live! Hummingbirds are always a huge favorite, but there is so much to take in...More

1  Thank River_to_Springs
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This was a lovely spot to wander on a hot day because there are shady spots to sit and watch the butterflies and humming birds while surrounded by plants.

3  Thank threedev
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I loved how you could see all the desert plants in their environments. Fascinating place, can't wait to go back!

2  Thank WEvans_2129
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I don't know much about plants, but this was a beautiful place to spend a morning. They also have a nice gift shop.

1  Thank Fred59715
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Kimberly G
7 May 2018|
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Response from Tucson B | Property representative |
So sorry for the delay! I like to say that there's always something blooming at Tucson Botanical Gardens, but in November and December you'll see the fruiting of the grapefruit and pomegranate trees. The Historic Garden... More
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Diane M
23 March 2018|
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Response from Michelle C | Property representative |
There is space Depending on what time of the year you visit. There is parking in the surrounding area adjacent to the Gardens. Give ya a call ahead of time and we’ll do our best to accommodate you and your RV!
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carolyn h
20 November 2017|
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Response from divaw0rld | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry; I don't understand how this question relates to the Tuscon Botanical Gardens. If this is an employee at the Gardens, please contact their Human Resources department.
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