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Norfolk Botanical Garden

6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518-5337
+1 757-441-5830
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose garden” (81 reviews)
“butterfly house” (67 reviews)
“tram ride” (46 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518-5337
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+1 757-441-5830
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"rose garden"
in 81 reviews
"butterfly house"
in 67 reviews
"tram ride"
in 46 reviews
"christmas lights"
in 42 reviews
"children's garden"
in 31 reviews
"holiday lights"
in 27 reviews
"full bloom"
in 23 reviews
"free tram"
in 16 reviews
"japanese garden"
in 21 reviews
"year round"
in 21 reviews
"light display"
in 9 reviews
"kids area"
in 13 reviews
"different areas"
in 15 reviews
"boat tour"
in 29 reviews
"special events"
in 10 reviews
"visitor center"
in 9 reviews
"few hours"
in 20 reviews
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Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

I tried to enter a new place 2 days ago but it wasn't accept by trip advisor - so here goes this way! They decorate with lights for the holidays. Right now you can walk the trail but later is by car. You have to...More

1  Thank Ron C
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Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Norfolk Botanic Garden is located right next door to Norfolk International Airport. I went there as soon as I arrived. It is a large themed garden. There are about 52 different gardens. They include a rose garden, an azalea garden, a native plant garden, and...More

1  Thank Annette M
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Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

I'm biased, I live across the street, we have a membership, and basically go all the time. The boat tour for $5 is unbeatable - it lasts appox. 1hr and my two year old loves it. They have a huge splash pad for kids in...More

2  Thank AmandaRuCanovi
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Reviewed October 20, 2016

Norfolk like most Hampton Roads cities suffers from a lack of public greenspace. The Botanical Gardens is the shining exception in Norfolk. The Gardens have been lovingly cared for since they were built during the Depression. They are a delight to the eyes and balm...More

1  Thank LafayetteRiverORF
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

You think of gardens as a spring and summer place to visit. Not true of Norfolk Botanical. It has year round fun!! The holiday lights bring in a huge crowd and it gives back to the military families too!! They host special events and highlight...More

1  Thank Jackie P
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

This is a very nice botanical garden. The grounds are beautiful and the admission price includes a tram tour. During the summer months there is a pontoon boat ride on the lake, but there is a cost for this. A new cafe has recently opened,...More

Thank dot22432
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

No matter when you visit, the Garden always delivers something interesting to see. It's a peaceful oasis and a great place to simply walk, or to take notes on what plants you might want to add to your garden at home. I'm planning to get...More

1  Thank VAPrgal
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Reviewed October 12, 2016

lovely every time of the year. lots of specimens which may be new to the viewer. Fields of generous numbers of many flowers.

Thank rustyroohoo
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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

My now wife and I had our wedding October 2 2016. There were alot of things that did not go as planned. My wife was really upset... ? I understand already the venue is outside and they can not stop the rain.. but they should...More

1  Thank travreid1985
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Management response:Responded October 12, 2016

As we mentioned in our response to your wife’s previous review, we are so sorry to hear that your wedding did not live up to your expectations. Although we did experience a few showers that day, they passed through just in time to allow you...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

They need to have a better plan for weddings if it rains. When you pay $7000 for a wedding you should be accommodated well when it rains. I am sure it rains in Norfolk alot and they have hundreds and hundreds of weddings every year.....More

1  Thank nikki h
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Management response:Responded October 5, 2016

We are so sorry to hear that your wedding last Sunday did not live up to your expectations. Although we did experience a few showers that day, they passed through just in time to allow you to exchange vows at your chosen outdoor garden location...More

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fowlerresidence
April 16, 2018|
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Response from Pat L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Marigolds & Honey is the only eatery at the gardens. Occasionally on the weekends there are also food trucks. I've eaten at M&H and do like their food. It is simple, but flavorful. Flat bread, sandwiches, pizza... More
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hcarson115
July 23, 2017|
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Response from hll333 | Reviewed this property |
I saw strollers on the tram, so I will say yes
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Danielle B
June 7, 2017|
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Response from nessor | Reviewed this property |
Always something blooming!
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