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Rotary Botanical Gardens

1455 Palmer Dr, Janesville, WI 53545-5215
+1 608-752-3885
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Amazing

What a great light show. Set up perfectly and run by many volunteers backed by staff. They are... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
Gary A
via mobile
Go at Christmas!

This is a must for any age!. The light show at Christmas is an absolute must!. It's absolutely... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
holeinone44
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Madison, WI
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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"
in 3 reviews
"couple hours"
in 3 reviews
"all ages"
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Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

What a great light show. Set up perfectly and run by many volunteers backed by staff. They are all very helpful and add to the cheer. The light show was fantastic! You should not miss it!

Thank Gary A
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Reviewed December 23, 2017

This is a must for any age!. The light show at Christmas is an absolute must!. It's absolutely beautiful!.

Thank holeinone44
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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Went to this place and absolutely loved it. Lights are all over and extremely beautiful. So many lights it is hard to focus. Every year they add on more lights. It is mind boggling how it changes. The younger kids loved it. They do an...More

Thank kristinak27
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

This is a favorite walking destination for me. A membership gets you and a friend in any time during the growing season. They put on a wonderful Christmas light display (extra charge) but it is pretty crowded close to Christmas. Recommend this as one of...More

Thank Kathy G
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Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful time we had. Recommend taking the free shuttle to and from cars as it is way too congested with parking. The shuttle was fast and very convenient. Purchase your tickets on line if you want to breeze through the lines. They had...More

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Reviewed December 1, 2017

Very beautiful and worth the trip. We went to a wedding in one of the many gardens. Great place for a wedding.

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Reviewed November 30, 2017

We went to the second night of their Holiday Light Festival and were blown away by the number of lights, the displays! What an uplifting experience. Have never seen anything like it. Worth the 40 mile drive and haven't stopped telling people about it. GREAT...More

Thank Herbert M
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Reviewed November 25, 2017

This years version of the light show is bigger and better than ever and still only a $5.00 fee to enter. A very large crowd was on hand for the 1st evening with the weather in the low 50's. The parking lot was full and...More

Thank Ron W
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

We enjoyed our afternoon looking at all the displays of flowers and seeing some that we hadn't seen before The gardens take a lot of work and it shows that the volunteers take pride in the gardens We will go back again because i would...More

Thank Donald G
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

A stroll through the gardens helps put your mind at ease and your soul rejuvenated. What they do there every year is incredible

Thank Shane D
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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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