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McKee Botanical Garden

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Need a beach break? Try the Garden!

An interesting and beautiful Botanical Garden. Easy to walk pathways take you through the different... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lila B
Vero Beach, Florida
The garden is lovely; the cafe is fabulous

We went here today (my birthday) in part to walk through the garden, but also to eat brunch at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“lego exhibit”(39 reviews)
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350 US Highway 1, Vero Beach, FL 32962-2906
+1 772-794-0601
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Reviewed 3 days ago

An interesting and beautiful Botanical Garden. Easy to walk pathways take you through the different areas of the Garden. Frequently there are special exhibits installed, one year there were dinosaurs, I've also seen artist sculptures of large bugs and jungle animals. They are working on...More

Thank Lila B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here today (my birthday) in part to walk through the garden, but also to eat brunch at the cafe. The menu is one of the healthiest that I know about; and the food is delicious.

Thank PittsburghCarolyn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very historical & beautiful place. It was a very interesting place to explore! My visit was in the fall of 2017 (around November, 2017)

Thank R9449MDfernandof
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A breath of fresh air .Very well kept grounds. Different exhibits. Great place to visit when in town

Thank ArleneCastro831
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Enjoyable, lots of thing for adults or children. The Holiday light are very well done. Their children's programs are recommend

Thank MDaniels-207
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful visit. The gardens are beautiful and so peaceful. Nice place to spend the day. There's a lot of walking to do but it is handicap accessible.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A do not miss experience when you are in Vero Beach. A beautifully landscaped garden with impressive accents on the Jungle plants. A variety of ponds with blooming lilies, and they are building a children's garden which will be very impressive and I'm sure the...More

Thank TravelingDanMaine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a beautiful visit to this lovely place. Hubby needed a scooter, which was readily available and a nice newer model. The paths were all easily navigable by scooter and we had fun getting lost. There was plenty of shade on this hot day....More

Thank PennWanderer
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We've been coming here for decades. It keeps getting better! This visit they had an exhibit of steel "animals from Africa" that were tucked into one place and another: a giraffe, lions, rhinos, etc. Fun. Imaginative. We always love the water lilies, flowering shrubs, orchids,...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 12 September 2018

The botanical gardens are stunning! A fabulous variety of tropical plants and gorgeous ponds. When we visited they had a temporary exhibit with life-sized bronze sculptures of African animals accenting the various exhibits. I have one gripe about this place though - it was typical...More

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Caroline W
12 June 2018|
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Response from Greyhoundpa | Reviewed this property |
sorry no dogs
11 May 2017|
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Response from McKeeGarden | Property representative |
Yes, we have a limited amount of scooters available year-round with the exception of our Annual events. You need to call ahead to reserve one at 772-794-0601. There is no fee. Thank you.
11 April 2017|
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Response from McKeeGarden | Property representative |
We have a Garden Café that is open from 11 am - 3 pm. They are currently closed for the summer.