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Rotary Botanical Gardens

1455 Palmer Dr, Janesville, WI 53545-5215
+1 608-752-3885
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The Christmas lights were amazing. The paths lot by luminaries. The whole display was impressive... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2016
Sandy B
via mobile
2016 Holiday Light Show

The 2016 version of the Holiday light show @ Rotary Botanical Gardens is bigger and better than... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
Ron W
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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1455 Palmer Dr, Janesville, WI 53545-5215
+1 608-752-3885
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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The Christmas lights were amazing. The paths lot by luminaries. The whole display was impressive. Stage and volunteers very nice and helpful. The kids saw Santa too!

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The 2016 version of the Holiday light show @ Rotary Botanical Gardens is bigger and better than ever before. The trail has been expanded to take in more of the gardens and give views of the lights like never before. Parking was at a premium...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The garden is amazing anytime of the year, but the holiday light show is one of the most amazing light shows I have ever seen. Over 1 million lights bring the garden back to life in December.

Thank AJLIllinois
Reviewed 11 December 2016

A well designed area with many gardens and an exceptional outdoor Christmas light show with indoor background music/

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I live in the area, so I've been to Rotary Gardens many times. I was married there 20+ years ago when it was in the early stages of development. This review is of my most recent visit, in August 2016. This is a large, well-maintained,...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I visit the gardens at least once a year. Never disappointed! Beautiful plants, art, and scenery. My boyfriend and I went this time for one of our Sunday dates. A bonus about this is that there are TONS of Pokémon stops for those who enjoy...More

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Love the plants and scenery here. Cannot wait until the Christmas light show. It is in December and it is fantastic! Summer is peak time to visit.

Thank David Q
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a spectacular garden with a variety of smaller gardens within such as a sunken garden, formal garden and a Japanese garden to name three. There is something for everyone to enjoy. Also there is a pond that you can walk completely around with...More

Thank Lavay S
Reviewed 5 October 2016

the gardens are beautiful and varied. there is a beautiful rose garden, Japanese garden, and several themed gardens. They gardens are kept up by volunteers that make it very unique. It will have a very popular Christmas lighted display with a train display inside. our...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We visited the Rotary Botanical Gardens using the reciprocity of our Chicago Botanic Garden membership cards. The setting was beautiful. We'll go back to experience other seasons.

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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
Joan D
2 October 2016|
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Response from threegirlsmomWI | Reviewed this property |
No. Unless it is a service animal.
2 March 2015|
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Response from Waterbabyme63 | Property representative |
Yes, we are open year-round. Thank you for asking.