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Texas Discovery Gardens

3601 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Dallas, TX 75210-2405
+1 214-428-7476
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Summer Camp

This is the best camp that my son attended this summer. The staff are knowledgeable, engaging and... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2016
Dallas, Texas
via mobile
It's like a little oasis!

I like the butterfly room and the gardens. The gardens are beautiful, I have been to a few weddings... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Dallas, Texas, United States
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Texas Discovery Gardens is a 7.5-acre organic urban oasis filled with natural wonders for all ages. An indoor tropical butterfly house, the Rosine Smith Sammons Butterfly House and Insectarium, features hundreds of free-flying butterflies from around the world. Learn all about Snake of Texas in the Natural Learning Center. Garden areas include a wildlife pond, Shakespeare Garden, Native Butterfly Habitat, and the scenic Grand Allee du Meadows. Picnics are welcome outside. Open daily, 10 am to 5 pm.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
3601 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Dallas, TX 75210-2405
+1 214-428-7476
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This is the best camp that my son attended this summer. The staff are knowledgeable, engaging and helpful. There was a campers program on the last day as well as an awards ceremony. My son was excited to go every day!

Thank jberry2261969
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I like the butterfly room and the gardens. The gardens are beautiful, I have been to a few weddings on the gardens and they looked fabulous! This place is good for events,kids, and dates.

Thank StarStorm237
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting. So peaceful and quiet. Watch the 20 species of butterflies flutter around. There are guides to walk you through. Humid but that is expected! A well kept building. Snake house in the back through gardens.

1  Thank JOJO7164
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Not interested in going to see the exhibits. Texas Discovery Gardens doesn't seem to be of the same caliber of other Dallas museums.

Thank asqrdh
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

It's good but need more collection of butterflies and reptiles. Garden is pretty good for picnic and makes for some memorable pictures

Thank atit p
Reviewed 13 July 2016

An enclosed butterfly garden makes TDG worth a visit, but there is so much more to see! Wonderful outdoor gardens full of Native Texas plants and butterfly friendly plants are educational as well as beautiful. A small art exhibit of local artists and a super...More

Thank Phytopia
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This attraction has multiple offerings at one location. Not only is the butterfly-house filled with many species of large butterflies, but it it multiple levels to allow one to see the butterflies close-up as they coast by. The snake exhibit is less than spectacular, though,...More

Thank travisreems
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I stopped here with toddlers......my daughter really liked the butterflies and we even went back later in the day. My 2 yr old son was not as into it. But it was very neat to see all the butterflies in one place and it was...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Visited with wifey in May 2016. We absolutely loved the Butterfly Arboretum! There were so many different types of butterflies. And also there are helpful staff to answer any questions you have. Be sure to look in the case to see live butterflies coming to...More

Thank Corey L
Reviewed 27 April 2016

As a member of the Texas Discovery Gardens and Sammons Butterfly House, I can truthfully tell you that you won't be disappointed with the wonderful environment here! The rainforest inside and the butterflies and insects are fabulous. Butterflies from all over the world co-exist in...More

1  Thank Dick W
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Trash T
hours of operation on sunday
18 February 2017|
Response from grngrdnr | Property representative |
Good morning, we are open from 10 am to 5 pm daily. Thanks!
Peg O
What about handicap parking?
13 April 2016|
Response from grngrdnr | Property representative |
Hi Peg, Apologies if I answer twice; it doesn't look like my first response went through. Yes, we have plenty of handicap accessible spots for you in our parking lot, just to the right at Gate 6. Our butterfly house and... More