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Rotary Botanical Gardens

1455 Palmer Dr, Janesville, WI 53545-5215
+1 608-752-3885
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Beautiful

This is a favorite walking destination for me. A membership gets you and a friend in any time... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Kathy G
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Janesville, Wisconsin
Beautiful

What a wonderful time we had. Recommend taking the free shuttle to and from cars as it is way too... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
WonderWanderer21
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1455 Palmer Dr, Janesville, WI 53545-5215
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+1 608-752-3885
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"japanese garden"
in 24 reviews
"holiday light show"
in 16 reviews
"light display"
in 8 reviews
"themed areas"
in 4 reviews
"flowers and plants"
in 8 reviews
"gardens are beautiful"
in 7 reviews
"adirondack chairs"
in 3 reviews
"large pond"
in 3 reviews
"christmas lights"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful place to visit"
in 7 reviews
"small fee"
in 4 reviews
"nice gift shop"
in 4 reviews
"admission fee"
in 3 reviews
"rose garden"
in 5 reviews
"take pictures"
in 5 reviews
"take your time"
in 3 reviews
"once a year"
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a favorite walking destination for me. A membership gets you and a friend in any time during the growing season. They put on a wonderful Christmas light display (extra charge) but it is pretty crowded close to Christmas. Recommend this as one of...More

Thank Kathy G
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful time we had. Recommend taking the free shuttle to and from cars as it is way too congested with parking. The shuttle was fast and very convenient. Purchase your tickets on line if you want to breeze through the lines. They had...More

Thank WonderWanderer21
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Very beautiful and worth the trip. We went to a wedding in one of the many gardens. Great place for a wedding.

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

We went to the second night of their Holiday Light Festival and were blown away by the number of lights, the displays! What an uplifting experience. Have never seen anything like it. Worth the 40 mile drive and haven't stopped telling people about it. GREAT...More

Thank Herbert M
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

This years version of the light show is bigger and better than ever and still only a $5.00 fee to enter. A very large crowd was on hand for the 1st evening with the weather in the low 50's. The parking lot was full and...More

Thank Ron W
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We enjoyed our afternoon looking at all the displays of flowers and seeing some that we hadn't seen before The gardens take a lot of work and it shows that the volunteers take pride in the gardens We will go back again because i would...More

Thank Donald G
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

A stroll through the gardens helps put your mind at ease and your soul rejuvenated. What they do there every year is incredible

Thank Shane D
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Disclosure-we are members and generally volunteer when we are at the gardens. We decided to walk through the exhibits on a sunny day. Hats off to Mark and the regular staff and volunteers. Plants are well marked and the grounds well maintained. We walked alongside...More

Thank TM B
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Passing through Wisconsin on a trip to Michigan. This was a lovely stop. So many different gardens, i.e., Japanese, shade, hummingbird, etc. These gardens are a must see for the Christmas holidays (they were putting up Christmas lights).

Thank K_J-Traveling
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to the Rotary Botanical Gardens and I am wondering why it took us so long to get there. Even in October, with so many plants on their last legs, the gardens were gorgeous. There is a wide variety of types...More

Thank Travel1952
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misrosie
24 May 2017|
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Response from Ron W | Reviewed this property |
There are many places to sit throughout the gardens as well as some seating inside the building near the Cottage Garden Gallery gift shop. Most paths are level and easy to navigate. Admission is $7.00 unless you are a member... More
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Joan D
2 October 2016|
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Response from threegirlsmomWI | Reviewed this property |
No. Unless it is a service animal.
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743emily
2 March 2015|
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Response from Waterbabyme63 | Property representative |
Yes, we are open year-round. Thank you for asking.
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