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Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
+1 716-827-1584
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An old greenhouse with no pazaz

The botanical gardens is past its prime. Decades ago it may have been nice, but it is just a... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Robert S
Beautiful inside and out

What a beautiful garden. It's located in a neighborhood that isn't the greatest, so to stop in this... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Lisa S
Elma, New York
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An oasis of breathtaking beauty, these gardens - filled with flowers, plants, herbs and cacti from around the world - are housed inside an 1890s Victorian glass-domed greenhouse. The site, designed by New York Central Park creator Frederick Law Olmstead, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
+1 716-827-1584
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

The botanical gardens is past its prime. Decades ago it may have been nice, but it is just a greenhouse that needs a makeover now. A trip to the walmart plan section is just as inspiring as this self-tour you can do in Lackawana.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

What a beautiful garden. It's located in a neighborhood that isn't the greatest, so to stop in this place is a nice surprise. It's a great place to take pictures. My nieces loved it as well.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

It's a great visit in the weekend. Less visitors than I thought. the central round ceiling is very cool from the view inside. People working here are very friendly here. I like the desert plants part the best. They looked cool and cute. I had...More

Thank Ophelia Z
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The greenhouse is very attractive on the outside, but it was a hike to get to a door where handicap persons can get in, so I missed out on the interior. The park around the greenhouse is well kept and, in fact, there is a...More

Thank 357dtaylor
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My husband had never been, despite living here most of his life. We went for a special exhibit, Illumagination, where the exhibit rooms were lighted at night and music accompanied some of the areas. I have taken visitors to see the gardens over the years...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We went on an extremely overcast late April day. The outside gardens were not yet in bloom. Regardless, we were very pleasantly surprised by the indoors botanical gardens. :Lots of lovely plants and flowers to see. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Such a variety of flowers and plants and many wonderful places to take great photos and just soak in the sights, and be mindful of what beauty this planet gives us.

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Went to see all the flowers of spring! We weren't disappointed! We especially enjoyed the Chinese room. There were Koi in the ponds which we enjoyed. Lots to see and enjoy. The only reason I didn't rate a 5 was we expected the main entrance...More

Thank ppijacki
Reviewed 20 March 2017

this is a great place to see many varieties of flowers. there is always something new to enjoy. The winter light show is always good.

Thank Jim1951
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We spent about an hour !! Beautiful Plants & Flowers !! Hopefully will get back again in the summer to see the outdoor gardens

Thank Truffles54
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Response from buffalogary | Reviewed this property |
On park Rd in front of garden and near road parking all black top.