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Denver Botanic Gardens

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
General Admission to Denver Botanic Gardens
from US$12.50*
General Admission to Denver Botanic Gardens
from US$12.50*
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“chihuly exhibit”(271 reviews)
“japanese garden”(227 reviews)
Spanning more than 24 acres, Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street presents a wide range of gardens and collections that illustrate an ever-widening diversity of plants from all corners of the world. Distinctive gardens define and celebrate our...more
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1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206-3014
+1 720-865-3500
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 30, 2004

huge, wonderful tropical house, library, and japanese, chinese, mediterranean gardens, espresso shop in garden, very well kept, one of the best gardens in the USA. wish we lived closer!

10  Thank garymiller
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed October 10, 2014

In October/November, they close the garden early and then reopen 1 1/2 hours later and charge visitors an extra admission fee to see the Chihuly sculptures illuminated at night. We had already been through the garden in the daylight a few days earlier and had...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I'm a local and I can tell you this place is absolutely beautiful. Please take the time to come see this place. I love to go when there is an artist's exhibit trickled into the landscape. Stunning!

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Reviewed yesterday

If you are a Coloradan, this is a must as it displays in a very unique environment most of the flora found here. There were so many plants, flowers, grasses and trees I can now identify while out hiking. The Japanese gardens was my favorite....More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I've been to dozens of botanical gardens around the country and Denver's has to be in the top 2-3. It's a must see for anyone visiting the Denver area.

Thank mark m
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was visiting Denver on a business trip and had a few hours of downtime to visit the Botanic Gardens. I was not disappointed at all. The weather was beautiful and the place was easy to travel to from my hotel. I did not visit...More

Thank V W
Reviewed 5 days ago

My whole family, and all of our friends love the Denver Botanic Gardens. They always have a great program to offer, and the Chihuly exhibit was one of the most amazing things we've ever experienced.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took a friend to see this family favorite event and it did not disappoint. Amazing wonderful evening with a festive atmosphere and creative designs and lights and pumpkins. Enjoyed a snack and a perfect evening.

Thank rquincy82
Reviewed 6 days ago

I wish they would back off the rapacious development. There are times I miss the BG of 20-30 years ago. Still the facility is a true Denver gem.

Thank Edward R
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was visiting Denver, my former hometown, and decided that the Botanic Gardens would be a great place to meet up with an old friend. Little did I know what a treat I was in for. The gardens were wonderful, a stroll through a variety...More

Thank VallejoBets
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read the reviews before going since it was the last week of October we were visiting and Denver had snow the week before. People posted just days before we went stating it was still full of live plants, so we went. But since virtually...More

Thank Mary Jo M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have visited many botanical gardens across the country, from Chicago to Sarasota to St. Louis to Denver and several places in between, and we never cease to be impressed by the diverse exhibits. For example, the Denver Botanic Gardens features North...More

Thank Taylor B
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Judy M
October 29, 2018|
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Response from shannon p | Reviewed this property |
Outdoors is cold.. there are indoor gardens.. Christmas time is pretty.
Gretchen L
September 28, 2018|
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Response from Cherry R | Reviewed this property |
The Christmas lights at night are a separate entry ticket. If it has snowed, the gardens are even more beautiful. The greenhouses are always delightful.
Ed M
August 20, 2018|
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Response from missmartha | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but I don’t think so. I’ve never seen anyone picnicking there. They do not have grassy open spaces, no tables.