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Vander Veer Botanical Park

215 West Central Park Avenue, Davenport, IA 52803
+1 563-326-7812
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Lovely visit in the winter

Lush and beautiful plants filled the conservatory. Although it is not a large building, It offers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Davenport, Iowa
Christmas time

They have decorated for Christmas, was very pretty . Was nothing over the top but was worth... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
East Moline, Illinois
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“rose garden” (19 reviews)
“duck pond” (8 reviews)
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215 West Central Park Avenue, Davenport, IA 52803
+1 563-326-7812
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lush and beautiful plants filled the conservatory. Although it is not a large building, It offers a variety of plants, lots of photographic opportunities. Most plants are labeled and many have added information about the plant. We were there to see the winter display of...More

Thank 72Cricket
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

They have decorated for Christmas, was very pretty . Was nothing over the top but was worth checking out.

Thank jaredsgirl
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This park is equally stunning in the fall with the leaves changing color, as in the summer with everything in full bloom. A local yoga studio offers yoga in the park during the summer and there are often families walking, playing, and feeding the ducks...More

1  Thank Beth B
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is a small city, so don't expect anything massive. For a small park, it is excellent, with a beautiful fountain, small greenhouse with two or three rooms, small lake and good landscaping. Was free, with opportunities for donations.

Thank kvaakp
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Beautifully displayed plants. The kids like the water feature the best. Relaxing atmosphere. Lots to admire. Handicapped but no obstructions.Ambke parking close to building

Thank Cyndishmejeo7
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This was an oasis on a gloomy and rainy day! Free admission, but there is a place for donations. The rose gardens were still beautiful in early October! Lots of variety of plants to see. Did not explore the outdoor park with the duck pond,...More

Thank Brianna F
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This park and conservatory is an interesting place year round and provides some interesting botanical exhibits. Regardless of the season, there is almost always a flowering plant. The place is great for weddings and receptions, and the staff is easy to work with!

Thank t0nylist0n
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The botanical garden is small with a nice variety of plants and trees. The entire park is quite wonderful. There's a duck pond with many ducks, fountains, a playground and acres to just walk and enjoy.

1  Thank U6459WAwilliamc
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We were too late, but may be able to try again next year. They have many old standard, floribunda and grandiflora roses that are very hard to find. Should be quite a show in June.

1  Thank decatur_dug
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Free admission but takes goodwill donation. Definitely contribute because these gardens The indoor display area is small but very well done, most plants are in pots so they can easily be changed with the seasons. They have several large green houses where they grow their...More

2  Thank Karen E
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27 March 2015|
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Response from pact51 | Reviewed this property |
Conservatory is open Tue-Sun from 10 am-4 pm (closed on Mon.) $1 admission