If you’re a fan of flora & fauna, you’ll enjoy the beautiful gardens at Shelby & the walk through the Banyan trees to the Bay. They have regular special exhibits & also offer classes .
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Loved the gardens and the view. It was my first time to visit and I was impressed. The orchids and bromeliads were amazing. The orchid show just started and they are beautiful and varied. The theme of earth, air, wind, and fire is well done....More
Roaming the gardens is a delightful way to spend a few hours on the shores of Sarasota Bay. In addition to the beautiful orchid show, there are various types of gardens including: rainforest, desert, mangroves, and native Florida. This is a nature lover's paradise! Cost...More
Marie Selby experience starts as early as you enter. We were informed about things to do and see by Marianne who was amazing. Her enthusiasm and smile made us want to start our exploration even faster. We were lucky and picked our visit date when...More
Excellent place to visit. We absolutely enjoyed this place. The flora and set out is so good and the old house is well worth a visit.
I'm an annual member of the Selby Botanical Gardens. It is a lovely place with ample space and green areas to walk around, observe and relax. Theres a Koi Fish pond with running water that is very soothing, good place to sit for a few...More
Art inside the manor house OK, lots of neat Florida and other assorted flora, some kid stuff (playground), good half day visit. Don't go if you don't like plants, or don't care about them.
Gorgeous gardens. Beautiful orchids. Fantastic views of the bay. The pants are selected with care. The paths are easy to walk. The smell of the flowering plants is delicious. Highly recommended.