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Mildred Mathias Botanical Gardens

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Amid UCLA grounds you will find this heaven of peace in Los Angeles, surrounded by trees and... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Turtles, koi fish and flowers, oh my!

Pink powderpuffs tickled my fancy as I entered the garden today. Workers seemed to be preparing an... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Jeanne M
Long Island, NY
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777 Tiverton Ave, Near Hilgard Ave and Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Amid UCLA grounds you will find this heaven of peace in Los Angeles, surrounded by trees and plants. Walking around these you will discover a stream and a few benched to relax

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Pink powderpuffs tickled my fancy as I entered the garden today. Workers seemed to be preparing an area with a polished globestone that they covered with a tarp before leaving—I’m curious to see the completed display. Pictures will do better than my words to deliver...More

1  Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 22 November 2017

The Mildred Mathias Botanical Gardens is located right on UCLA Campus with no fanfare entrance. I ran into it from walking from my hotel in Westwood Village to a conference on Campus. All three entrances have small signs but once you get in there it...More

1  Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This is a nice botanical garden set off from the city, so that once you are in it, you are no longer aware you are in an urban area. It is a good place to relax. It is named after a professor of botany at...More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

To kill some waiting time in between appointments at UCLA I visited the botanic garden. The trails bring you into an oasis of nature. At certain spots you are amidst so many "green" that cover all the buildings around you. Where possible they have little...More

1  Thank Arno0571
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I visit the Mildred Mathias Botanical Gardens during my lunch hour a lot. It's an oasis in the midst of the city. Once you walk inside, you will feel like you are in a mini wooded area. I love the choices of trails that will...More

1  Thank Ginger T
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We were attending a wedding in Los Angeles and were staying at the W Hotel. Our room was not ready so we walked over to the lovely and peaceful botanic garden on the UCLA campus. I enjoyed seeing the large bamboo plants and especially the...More

Thank Daniel O
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I have talked to many LA natives who had no idea that this verdant sanctuary is across from the W Hotel on Hilgard at LeConte (near the heart of Westwood). The varieties of plants and flowers are amazing -- and there are even cozy benches...More

1  Thank Bonnie R
Reviewed 20 July 2016

If you're in need of a recharge this place is great for that. We walked here after visiting the Hammer Museum. Grabbed a patch of grass for a rest, watched the turtles and fish in the ponds, and strolled through the paths. It's a small...More

Thank ms67ca
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I was surprised that such a quiet spot existed lol It was so pretty although I was disappointed at the lack of butterflies :( It still was a nice retreat.

Thank Sara J
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