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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

811 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-7726
+1 941-366-5731
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Amazing. Puts me in great mood.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is beautiful. There is so much beauty to see. You can take your... read more

Reviewed yesterday
beachsunfun37
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Howey in the Hills, Florida
Nicely maintained - nice events great view of the harbor.

The gardens sit on the Selby estate - nice to walk around. Great place to do some photography. They... read more

Reviewed yesterday
soxfan00
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Florida
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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

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is beautiful. There is so much beauty to see. You can take your time. They have bathroom facilities throughout the park. The layout is good. I went during their glass exhibit which was beautiful. I try to visit MSBG every time...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The gardens sit on the Selby estate - nice to walk around. Great place to do some photography. They also have special events from time to time, so check the sch. before going. We were lucky enough to see local glass blowers from St. Pete.

Thank soxfan00
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very relaxing botanical garden setting right on the water. We went on a Sunday and there was live music and dancing. It’s a beautiful serene place. They have a wonderful website if you want to find out about their ongoing events

Thank leslie w
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Botanical gardens extraordinaire... especially during their special evening lights between Christmas and New Years. Beautiful gardens, views and incredible lights set ups. Parking is challenging however they run shuttles. It’s a perfect night!!

Thank bearboat
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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of my favorite places in SRQ! It's perfect for: families and kids, school field trips, and nature lovers. They have a wonderful cafe that has something for everyone. Many special events throughout the year, too. We take all of our visiting family and friends...More

Thank SRQBeach
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great way to see plant life from around the world. The place was loaded with plants and props. There's only very small parts where the action breaks and you're surrounded by plants majority of the time. There's a green house to start with and...More

1  Thank Justin W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend a very special day amongst the beauty of nature! Fabulous spots inside to have a small picnic lunch and designed for the whole family to enjoy!

1  Thank lalie619
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place many flowers and places to walk. There were two weddings the day we were there. Plenty of parking and near everything.

Thank edmund95
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This garden has an amazing orchid house. Don't miss the hidden terrarium. You may get to see some wildlife from the bay if you are lucky.

Thank Ed D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very well laid out and cared for garden and arboretum. The grounds are a pleasure to stroll while you relax and enjoy the sights and smells of a host of tropical and sub-tropical plant life. The kids area is incredible. And all this in...More

1  Thank BeachAmigo
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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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