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Rotary Botanical Gardens

1455 Palmer Dr, Janesville, WI 53545-5215
+1 608-752-3885
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A place of beauty and serenity

Spent two and a half hours strolling through 20 acres of themed international gardens and specialty... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Carol A
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Waterford, Wisconsin
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I would rank this one of the best

Absolutely beautiful and peaceful with lots of benches and water features. Quiet. So well kept. 20... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Karen H
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1455 Palmer Dr, Janesville, WI 53545-5215
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+1 608-752-3885
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"japanese garden"
in 24 reviews
"holiday light show"
in 16 reviews
"flowers and plants"
in 9 reviews
"light display"
in 8 reviews
"themed areas"
in 4 reviews
"gardens are beautiful"
in 7 reviews
"large pond"
in 3 reviews
"christmas lights"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful place to visit"
in 7 reviews
"small fee"
in 4 reviews
"nice gift shop"
in 4 reviews
"admission fee"
in 3 reviews
"rose garden"
in 5 reviews
"take pictures"
in 5 reviews
"take your time"
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"couple hours"
in 3 reviews
"all ages"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent two and a half hours strolling through 20 acres of themed international gardens and specialty storytelling art work displayed among the flowers. What a delightful amazing mix of colors in each of the themed gardens. There are bridges to cross and ponds with water...More

Thank Carol A
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely beautiful and peaceful with lots of benches and water features. Quiet. So well kept. 20 acres but feels less to walk it. Lots of birds. The frog lawn art and big chairs, etc. make it fun for kids as well. Also a play/imagination area...More

Thank Karen H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There is so much to see. There are different themed gardens that are all gorgeous and well maintained. Everything is labeled in case you want to know what the plants are. You can spend the entire day here just surrounded by beauty.

Thank Terry P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This garden exceeded my expectations. In addition to creative and unique plantings, the setting (on a lagoon or pond) is perfect and they use it to great advantage. I found myself sitting on each and every bench, taking time to enjoy the views. Please please...More

Thank TommyBear
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only live an hour away from Janesville, but these gardens aren't well known outside of the immediate area. They are fantastic, and I'll be sure to return in the late summer once everything is in bloom. There's a reasonable entry fee, considering the quality...More

Thank CCSconsin
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

This place is great. Tons of flowers and plants. Wait until the summer months to visit. Well worth the $5.00 admit fee.

Thank jaycocamper55
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

and visit the beautiful Rotary Botanical Gardens -- you will be in awe of this world of flowers, etc.

Thank greenpark5990
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Beautiful place to visit when you’re in Janesville. If you’re looking for a place to immerse yourself in nature, this is it!

Thank jkthomason
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

First time checking out the Christmas lights at the Rotary Gardens- very very nice- it was a beautiful night to walk through the lights, will return this summer

Thank Barb N
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Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

During the Christmas season, the light display here is simply marvelous. You can see the entire display in about an hour, so this isn't something that will take an entire evening. Definitely a great experience for anyone during the holiday season - looking forward to...More

Thank Jason M
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misrosie
May 23, 2017|
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Response from Ron W | Reviewed this property |
There are many places to sit throughout the gardens as well as some seating inside the building near the Cottage Garden Gallery gift shop. Most paths are level and easy to navigate. Admission is $7.00 unless you are a member... More
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Joan D
October 2, 2016|
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Response from threegirlsmomWI | Reviewed this property |
No. Unless it is a service animal.
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743emily
March 1, 2015|
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Response from Waterbabyme63 | Property representative |
Yes, we are open year-round. Thank you for asking.
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