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UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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We really enjoyed this afternoon. We enjoyed walking around the greenhouses next the the Botanical... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2015
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Wonderful array of many types of plants and flowers.

Easy access, though you'll need a car. Beautiful old homesite that was transformed into a proper... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2015
Summerville, SC
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9090 Craver Rd, McMillan Greenhouse, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
+1 704-687-2364
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Reviewed December 17, 2015

The Displays are amazing. A Great Value, Location and, "Campus", Atmosphere. Thus, the Educational benefits throughout.

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Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

I was lucky enough to visit during a plant sale - and while I was flying and couldn't buy anything, lots of people were there working so I was able to ask a lot of questions. One particular man was super excited to share information...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed this afternoon. We enjoyed walking around the greenhouses next the the Botanical Gardens. We walked across the street and though the garden entrance and it was like we had walked into a magical oasis. In the middle of the campus, everything is...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2015

Easy access, though you'll need a car. Beautiful old homesite that was transformed into a proper public garden by the original owner. Great array of seasonal and hardy plants, plus an open area that you can walk a simple trail into the woods and see...More

Thank alocalSummervilleSC
Reviewed September 22, 2015

So many beautiful flowers, greenhouse and lots of places within the Gardens for wonderful pictures. Beautiful landscaping. Find Parking could be a little hectic depending on time of your visit.

Thank Queen718
Reviewed September 10, 2015

We enjoyed walking around this quiet little garden. The plants were well labeled and the walking path was good for a leisurly walk.

Thank jdobson007
Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is a beautiful place to walk around. Only downfall is they do not sell any food. They have snakes and wine, but no food. The garden is beautiful, there are tons of butterflies and humming birds.

Thank PuzzleandPiece
Reviewed August 27, 2015

The Bonsai group have met at the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens before. There were demonstrations of "how to plant a tree and how to cultivate or train a tree after wire training". I would recommend seeing the botanical garden as there is a variety of...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Awesome summer day, visiting relatives, searching for cheap outdoor activity. This garden provided that and more. Tucked away on the UNC campus as part of their botany department, this is a gorgeous well maintained Asian influenced treasure of terraced gardens, ponds, gazebos, native plantings all...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2015

Wonderful place. Great plants inside the greenhouse and in the park. Super place to take pictures of your family - interesting gardens, arches, benches, decor and gazebos.

Thank Karen G
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