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The Children's Garden

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Good, Creative Place

Our family has visited this garden twice. It is a great place of imagination for children. I would... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Amy S
So lovely

I brought my toddler (2) here and she adored it. So many themed areas for them to play... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Amy E
Sarasota, Florida, United States
via mobile
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this garden today with my 4 year old child. I figured it would be an hour of entertainment. We ended up staying for 4 hours many child was so as to leave. She absolutely LOVED this magical place. We will back again and...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Our family has visited this garden twice. It is a great place of imagination for children. I would think this is best for children ages 2-5. There are places to run, jump, climb and swing. Cool art works line the place. Bring a picnic as...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I brought my toddler (2) here and she adored it. So many themed areas for them to play imaginatively. We also loved story time with one of the owners. She even had special listening powder (glitter) to help them pay attention. The only gripe I...More

Thank Amy E
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Visited a few years ago and knew that if I could only take my grandchildren to one place, the Children's Garden in Sarasota would be IT!! They have a great time and there is another amazing thing to explore around every beautiful corner.

Thank Tina L
Reviewed 7 June 2018

If we beat to a differant drummer this is the place to take your kids, no bright light, no roller coasters, no snow cones, just your imagenation, this is the place for real kids to hang out

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We found The Children's Garden while visiting our grandchildren 2 years ago and continue as often as we are in St. Petersburg, driving the 45min to get there. This is our 7year old's FAVORITE PLACE. Our 3year old loves it also. It is reminiscent of...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

When we first arrived we weren't sure what to expect. The location seems strange for a child's garden (on a street with like warehouses and stuff) but there is ample parking including a designated lot but street parking is permitted as well. The staff is...More

1  Thank Luv2TravelNEGirl
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The way we look at it, this is a junkyard. An expensive one at that! A park or playground should not have rusted metal. Period! However, the little ones actually like this place. I heard it was fun from others but when we first went...More

4  Thank JordanS8
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Took our 3 yr old granddaughter as an alternative to the Jungle Gardens. She enjoyed it starting with the dress up house. Pirates ship , Hobbitville and the 7 dwarfs house were her highlights. Reasonably priced and fun with pleasant staff.

2  Thank 2010worldtraveller33
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I just discovered this charming and creative garden when looking to entertain my 5 year old granddaughter. She loved it and raced around from place to place but her favorite spot was the tree house. I loved the room with all kinds of costumes where...More

1  Thank Sandra E
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Ashley J
24 June 2017|
Response from SRQmom38 | Reviewed this property |
There are no food options, only a cute gift shop. She may sell water. You can bring in all your own food.
11 March 2017|
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Response from SRQmom38 | Reviewed this property |
Perfect spot for larger groups of kids and appropriate from toddlers up. Bring food, water and bug spray.