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Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
+1 716-827-1584
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If you love gardens, flowers, plants etc, this is a must to see, open year round, except holidays... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Buffalo, New York

I've been going here since childhood. It is intriguing with all the strange and exotic plants and... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Lou R
Orchard Park, New York
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An oasis of breathtaking beauty, these gardens - filled with flowers, plants, herbs and cacti from around the world - are housed inside an 1890s Victorian glass-domed greenhouse. The site, designed by New York Central Park creator Frederick Law Olmstead, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
+1 716-827-1584
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you love gardens, flowers, plants etc, this is a must to see, open year round, except holidays. Not expensive, wheel chair friendly. Not sure if the petting zoo is up and running. depending what time of year, I went Easter and the lilies etc...More

Thank rluto16
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I've been going here since childhood. It is intriguing with all the strange and exotic plants and flowers. Great place for wedding pictures. A must see when you visit Buffalo (Lackawanna), NY

Thank Lou R
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I went here with my husband, daughter and two sons. These gardens are nothing short of amazing. From Medicinal Plants to Cacti to Coffee Trees to much, much more. Go. This place is Great - and I will admit - I was not excited about...More

Thank Bettine31
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I enjoyed being at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. It is a wonderful place to look at a variety of plants and trees. The building is nice a cool in the summer during hot weather. I could spend hours there!

Thank deaone
Reviewed 31 July 2017

There is truly a chocolate orchid that smells just like chocolate! And every room is a surprise with really mature plants and botanicals from around the world. Impressive experience and lovely photography. When you think of the winters in this place, it's amazing that this...More

Thank JSoul13
Reviewed 26 July 2017

My daughter picked this location and it was a definitely a great pick. Beautiful is an understatement.

Thank Green45310
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

A very nice collection of botanical gardens both outside and within the huge glass greenhouses. Figure on 90 minutes to 2 hours if you're strolling through looking at average details. Some fine orchids, good healing sections, well presented. My wife and I spent about two...More

Thank UpstateJohn
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

If you're in to gardens, you'll love this place. With multiple rooms, hosting multiple climates, you'll get to see a wide variety of plants. New renovations give the place a much cleaner feel.

1  Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We have a membership here. If you live in the Buffalo area, you know they're is not much to do in the winter. So this seemed like a good idea. Although there is a large variety of different types of plants and they do have...More

Thank redjad
Reviewed 14 July 2017

A beautiful place to visit. I am not a plant person and I believe I do not have a green thumb but I was impressed by the number of fauna available in this small-ish building. I did not know that there are different types of...More

Thank Yarril
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Response from buffalogary | Reviewed this property |
On park Rd in front of garden and near road parking all black top.