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Quad City Botanical Center

2525 4th Ave., Rock Island, IL 61201
+1 309-794-0991
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Great Experience!

Great place for Special Events. There is catering available if you need to book a private room... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Denise B
Rock Island, Illinois
Great Venue

My cousin got married here. The scenery was beautiful. The ceremony was outside and the reception... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Hillsdale, Illinois
via mobile
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2525 4th Ave., Rock Island, IL 61201
+1 309-794-0991
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Great place for Special Events. There is catering available if you need to book a private room. The children love the special garden made just for them. A true Gem in Rock Island, IL.

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

My cousin got married here. The scenery was beautiful. The ceremony was outside and the reception was inside. We took family photos in the botantical garden inside and out. Great place to visit and a great venue for a wedding. It was very romantic.

Thank vanessasP800QP
Reviewed 11 August 2017

What a beautiful, well maintained garden. The Tropical Sun Garden (enclosed) has a number of tropical plants in a controlled atmosphere - not overwhelming and nice variety of plants. The outdoor gardens were beautiful this time of year (August), nice paths to walk to the...More

1  Thank Karen E
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The Quad City Botanical Center is worth a visit if you are near Rock Island, Illinois. (It's on the way to the Rock Island Arsenal, for example.) Lots of pretty flowers and interesting plants. Staff is happy to see visitors. Small but interesting gift shop...More

1  Thank KetteringTraveler
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Our daughter got married outside by the butterfly garden in the fall. The reception was in the tent. It was a beautiful setting. The staff were great to work with and willing to offer suggestions and answer numerous questions. I think it is one of...More

1  Thank kkday1
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I think of all the places we visited during our short trip to the Quad Cities this is where my son had the most fun. He had a blast in the children's garden playing in the sandbox and the water features. He especially enjoyed the...More

1  Thank railfan84
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We had a very enjoyable time at the Botanical Center in the Quad Cities. The gentleman working the desk was just great....we did not get his name. We were there Sat AM on June 3rd. Kudos to him, he was very polite and friendly and...More

1  Thank footballfollies2003
Reviewed 28 May 2017

My first time visiting the gardens. Love this place will go back again and again. Great parking and friendly staff.

1  Thank Sylvia R
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

It's a nice garden and shows a variety of tropical and local plants and flowers. The garden is well maintained. For families with kids there is a new attraction and a nice miniature train landscape. But for me, I was done in less than an...More

1  Thank Marcel d
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This isnt the worlds biggest botanical center; but for the QC area I think its rather good. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable and can give you highlights of what's in bloom when you visit. We just visited but unfortunately it was a bit...More

1  Thank Tsubasa99
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