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Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

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Address: 2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
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+1 716-827-1584
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An oasis of breathtaking beauty, these gardens - filled with flowers,...

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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A fun way to pass an afternoon

My son and I came here one afternoon to spend quality time together. We had a great time walking through the different rooms looking at the many different flowers and plants. My... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2016
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

My son and I came here one afternoon to spend quality time together. We had a great time walking through the different rooms looking at the many different flowers and plants. My son enjoyed taking photographs with his camera. I was glad we had brought it with us as it made him more engaged and interested in what we were... More 

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Allegany, New York
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

Took our 7 year old grandson to the light show at the botanical gardens Feb 18th. It was fantastic. He was totally entertained for an hour and a half as were we. The light displays, the music and the exhibits were all top notch. Would recommend this to EVERYONE! A MUST SEE!

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western NY
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Wonderful,Christmas display. A great way to spend an afternoon and even bring along a picnic.m would recommend it.

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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

The botanical gardens has something for all ages. During the winter it is a great place to visit to enjoy a change from snow and wintry cold. In the warmer weather, you can also take in the additional beauty of the outdoor gardens. Children enjoy the Wegmans play area, the koi ponds, and railroad displays. Yearly subscription is very reasonable... More 

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Getzville
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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

A great opportunity to put color in your life in the dead of winter. A wide variety of trees, foliage and flowers to brighten up your day. Special shows throughout the year.

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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

I've been coming here for my birthday for about the past 4 years - even got engaged here on my birthday 2 years ago! Lots of beautiful flowers and artwork.

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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

While it's very beautiful and colorful I found it kind of boring to just walk around and look at the flowers. I have been to a wedding here and it was beautiful but I in my own personal opinion just didn't find it enjoyable, but give it a try for yourself.

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Reviewed 3 January 2016

I was thoroughly impressed with this marvelous place. It is immaculately clean and every detail of the presentation is well cared for. Today, the Christmas decorations were still up and I thoroughly enjoyed every one of them. I hope to go again in the summer and see the outside.

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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 1 January 2016

I had a free Sunday and thought my daughter & her guy friend might like something out of their normal range. They found a quiet place to talk while admiring the plants and flowers, and my friend and I got some exercise and garden ideas for next year. It's a great rainy day destination when mother nature changes your outdoor... More 

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Reviewed 1 January 2016

I went there to take pictures and was not disappointed. Part of the area is under construction but overall I was impressed with the rooms that were open. A great place for kids of all ages as there is a play area for them and a place to eat if you bring your own food. A great place to be... More 

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