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Rotary Botanical Gardens

1455 Palmer Dr, Janesville, WI 53545-5215
+1 608-752-3885
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Wonderful Gardens!

We needed to fill some time and wow, did these gardens ever do that and more. Every direction you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fred M
Muscatine, Iowa
Maybe too soon...

We were surprised the condition of the Rotary gardens after reading the reviews on trip advisor... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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1455 Palmer Dr, Janesville, WI 53545-5215
+1 608-752-3885
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed to fill some time and wow, did these gardens ever do that and more. Every direction you look provides a wonderful view and it's not even the peak time for blooms yet. Don't pass this place up if you are anywhere nearby. Stunning!

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised the condition of the Rotary gardens after reading the reviews on trip advisor. How are recommendation would be to spend the money that would be used for admission on gas and drive to Olbrich Gardens in Madison, which has no admission charge....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful inspirational place in Janesville, wi. A series of gardens....so delightful. Peaceful. Don't miss this spot. Loved it so much....I became a member. Great gift shop featuring locally talented artists too !

Thank Gerri D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Long our "to do" list, we finally made the forty-five mile journey to visit the Rotary Botanical Gardens and enjoyed an extremely pleasant experience among the various gardens that were in bloom, mostly spring bulb-type flowers, plus unanticipated outdoor art displays and the coi fish...More

Thank W. Stanley K
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We joined Rotary Gardens as a member this winter at a garden show in Madison. visited today as a new member and was shocked to get such extra special treatment more a very small fee --- and discounts on plants. Great staff and very convenient.

Thank fooodie66
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We went during the light festival. It was a fun escape for the evening. Spend 60 to 90 minutes leisure pace. There is a miniature train display inside if you get cold. Probably not worth seeing twice but certainly check it out. I have been...More

Thank andy j
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is a beautiful place to go and visit for the day. Many different species of flowers and plants. there are different themed areas some of which can also be used for weddings. Also a great place for all sorts of different pictures. A must...More

Thank leartruck
Reviewed 9 April 2017

My parents have lived in Janesville for years, so we've witnessed the fantastic development of the Rotary Botanical Gardens. I frequently try to go when I'm in town, as there's often something new growing, on display, or changing with the seasons. This is a well...More

Thank Kristin K
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The Rotary gardens are just wonderful to see and enjoy. Every year the theme changes so you never know what to expect. Also there Holiday light show is well worth visiting in December again the theme changes each year.

Thank DJ1995
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Always a peaceful place to visit. Nice place to dedicate a tree, bench, or brick for a loved one. Also has a nice gift shop.

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what is admission price Suitable for elderly persons? Easy to walk, places to sit and rest? Any form of transportation?
23 May 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
Joan D
Are dogs permited
2 October 2016|
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Response from threegirlsmomWI | Reviewed this property |
No. Unless it is a service animal.
can you visit in March?
1 March 2015|
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Response from Waterbabyme63 | Property representative |
Yes, we are open year-round. Thank you for asking.