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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

811 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-7726
+1 941-366-5731
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We enjoyed the serene atmosphere and the orchids immensely! The variety of colors was phenominal... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Carkoerk1
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Marion, Illinois
Beautyful Garden variety nice plants and orchids. Nice banyan trees. You can spend couple hours to see all day.

Very nice gardens and nice surroundings. Plus there is shop to purchase nice orchids all different... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kelly R
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A sprawling botanical garden.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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811 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-7726
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+1 941-366-5731
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed the serene atmosphere and the orchids immensely! The variety of colors was phenominal! It was totally accessible with a wheelchair which allowed my mother to enjoy the gardens.

Thank Carkoerk1
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice gardens and nice surroundings. Plus there is shop to purchase nice orchids all different species you hardly see.

Thank Kelly R
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit and wish we had more time to really take it all in. They have a kids zone the our little and not so little ones enjoyed. The gardens are very diverse and lush, a very peaceful setting.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to relax and enjoy the orchids by the bay! Interesting and informative. Great place to bring a friend and just enjoy the day in downtown Sarasota.

Thank Mia B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here several times, since the displays change with the season (obviously). Most recently, we went for the holiday lights show, which was unique and lovely. There was a long line, but it was worth it.

Thank MissLaughsALot
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a great fan of gardens but this is a must see visit in Sarasota. What views and flowers. It was great. Will be going again.

Thank ctal2728
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Selby Botanical Gardens just finished as exhibit of Andy Warhol the flowers presentation was wonderful

Thank SPLS1117S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the botanical gardens, with amazing collections of orchids, trees, and a great view of the bay.

Thank Lal0s
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shelby Gardens is like walking into another world. Orchids of all types, koi ponds, bay view. Many things to see and feel and participate in for all ages. A real treat!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wet to the Warhol flower exhibit and toured the grounds. The orchids were beautiful and the Warhol flower exhibit around the grounds were just beautiful. Unfortunately this exhibit will change soon, so i am sure there will be something just as nice to see....More

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warwohlf
July 10, 2018|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry this is delayed. I do not think you would have a problem, nice paths.
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RyderMcCulloch
June 27, 2018|
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Response from uniongirlVenice | Reviewed this property |
The view is great for the 4th, everyone can attend. It’s hot, so dress accordingly and a good bug repellent is probably a good idea. Check the local weather too. Enjoy!
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