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McGovern Centennial Gardens

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Very nice garden with some seating if you want to eat lunch or sit for a few minutes. Kids love... read more

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lm2018mda
Very beautiful, though noisy.

This is certainly a centerpiece of the Herman Park assembly. Very nicely arranged with an... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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1500 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004-7127
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Reviewed yesterday

Very nice garden with some seating if you want to eat lunch or sit for a few minutes. Kids love going up the little ramp to the top of the garden.

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Reviewed yesterday

This is certainly a centerpiece of the Herman Park assembly. Very nicely arranged with an interesting architectural touch. There is a pyramid mountain with a spiraling pathway and a water cascade emerging from the top. A rather big rose garden and a wide selection of...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's still here and I still hate it. Every time I go past, I mourn for the truly unique and exquisite Houston Garden Center (HGC) that used to be in the same spot (and one of my favorite places in the entire city). HGC was...More

Thank SEAMONKEYINK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a beautiful fall day to walk the gardens. There are several different types of gardens. This is a jewel of a place! Just across the street from the museum of natural history museum.

Thank jeant534
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Museum of Natural History and afterwards found these gardens across the road whilst waiting for relatives to collect us. What a tranquil green haven in the city! It is compact with a relatively small number of areas, but it was lovely and what'smore...More

Thank AnnaS20873
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beutiful place to walk around on a nice day. gardens are very well cared for, although sparse items of interest.

Thank trvlalot312
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I visited the Museum of Natural History and stumbled across this fantastic oasis in the city! The gardens are free and open to the public and feature several types of gardens (arid, rose, etc). There are many little paths through the gardens and a giant...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful area in the Museum District of Houston. The gardens are varied and stunning. Take your camera.

Thank FamilytravellerTX
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We went to a "Celebration of Life" in the Cherie Flores Pavilion for a friend who had recently passed away. The Pavilion is located in the McGovern Centennial Gardens. It is a beautiful venue as it looks over the gardens via a large glass window....More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We went with family as part of a walking tour in the area. Very nice place, a hidden gem in our city.

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