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Luthy Botanical Garden

2520 N Prospect Rd, (turn at the corner of Prospect & Gift), Peoria, IL 61603-2129
+1 309-686-3362
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Beautiful Gardens

Spent a morning walking around their gardens in Spring, there weren't many flowers yet blooming... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anna460
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Appleton, Wisconsin
Worth a quick stop if in the area

I grew up in the Peoria area, but haven't lived in the area since the late 1990s. We get back for a... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Michael J
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Ottawa, Canada
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Surround yourself with spectacular displays of spring blooming bulbs or the blazing color of autumn, the Garden offers a tranquil setting to enjoy the beauty of each passing season. Established in 1951, Luthy Botanical Garden encompasses five acres and offers over a dozen theme gardens, a Conservatory, a garden gift shop educational programming, numerous events, a rotating sculpture exhibit and magnificent floral displays.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
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2520 N Prospect Rd, (turn at the corner of Prospect & Gift), Peoria, IL 61603-2129
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+1 309-686-3362
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a morning walking around their gardens in Spring, there weren't many flowers yet blooming, but it was a quiet; peaceful place to take a walk.

Thank Anna460
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I grew up in the Peoria area, but haven't lived in the area since the late 1990s. We get back for a visit to see family most years, but I haven't visited the Luthy Botanical Garden in many years. The gardens are free (donations are...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We have attended art shows and gatherings for parties at the gardens and have always had a great time and really enjoy it's beauty.

Thank Karrie B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A pleasant place for a leisurely stroll through beautiful flower and herb gardens. The small conservatory is full of exotic flowers and trees. It is a tea It is a nice oasis in the center of busy Peoria right next to the Zoo and Glen...More

2  Thank Paula1964_13
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We stopped by on a lovely Sunday afternoon and this was just a charming place to visit. Free parking, free admission (but please do donate a few dollars). The person working there was friendly and answered many questions of ours. The daffodils were blooming and...More

1  Thank notesfork
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I visited with my granddaughter on the Christmas walk. It was beautiful with the gift shop filled with unique decorations and ornaments with live music. You could buy ornaments right off the trees. I've also visited during the fall and spring when the gardens are...More

1  Thank Lori L
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We love coming here to those great indoor plant and flower Botanical Garden is a great place to go and hang out and just check out the beauty of nature.

1  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We went with a group to the Poinsettia show in December. The flowers were beautiful. There is plenty to see no matter what the season. Well worth your time to stop.

1  Thank E M
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here a few times with students and every trip was well worth it. It mat not be the reason to come to peoria, but it's an added reason to enjoy it

1  Thank TRSparenberg
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Easy to travel through the different lovely areas. Many 'hidden gardens' that are tucked around behind large trees and shrubs. Various benches to sit and soak in this beautiful setting.

1  Thank nancylee54
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2 June 2017|
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Response from Andy H | Reviewed this property |
admission is free but they take donations.
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SandaKC
18 March 2016|
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Response from JessSurrey |
No, small pets are not allowed.
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11 February 2016|
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Response from PenguinRob | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have free parking. We walked from the gardens to the zoo, so don't know if the zoo's parking is also free, but would assume so. Enjoy!
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