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Olbrich Botanical Gardens

3330 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5808
+1 608-246-4550
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One of Madison's most popular attractions, this oasis of green includes a sunken garden, perennial garden, rose garden, rock garden, herb garden, wildflower garden and a tropical conservatory.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3330 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5808
+1 608-246-4550
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Obrich Botanical Gardens is an awesome place to visit. It offers beauty, relaxation, and peace. It's a place to walk and connect with others in a unique way. It sweeps you away from everyday life into another world of roses, fountains, birds, butterfly's and a...More

Thank gwendiscovery
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hello, I am NOT a flower person or someone who loves gardens. However, this place was just beautiful. We went around Madison and visited the sites, but I think everyone should come here. First, the outside is FREE!!!

Thank ReginaldExonym
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wisconsin in winter is a tough customer, but we still enjoyed this inexpensive botanical treasure. We only had an hour to explore, and it simply wasn’t enough. The Thai sala is a pretty, unique addition, and the rest of the garden still retains its charm...More

Thank BandT98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have often gone to the gardens with my friends, just to walk around and well and relax. I have not taken part in a lot of the activities offered at the garden but it remains a beautiful place to wander and relax alone or...More

Thank ChristyOk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether covered in snow or bathed in sunshine, Olbrich is a place for all seasons. Enjoy the tropical beauty of the conservatory, art throughout the facility, special events for families, young people and adults, classes and programs--plus an outstanding botanical collection showcased in well-designed and...More

Thank gawarfield
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We have an annual pass to Olbrich Botanical Gardens and we visit it every season of the year. It is constantly changes as trees, shrubs and flowers bloom and fade and change with the seasons. They also have special events which are always worthwhile a...More

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 10 November 2017

What a peaceful, beautiful, interesting space. Excellently curated gardens with a nice balance of wildness. We visit weekly and love it. Great walking paths, plus lots of tucked-away seating for relaxing, reading, or contemplating nature.

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful facility to have a wedding at. The flower gardens are extremely beautiful and staff are on their toes to meet your needs. It’s very clean, well kept, and I felt safe. It’s also easy to get to if you’re from out...More

Thank 45sherrys
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

So enjoyed these wonderful gardens...and so amazing that it is kept up by volunteers. Would highly reco.mend visiting....so very special!

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I have visited Olbrich several times and it never disappoints. I love walking through the gardens or even bringing a book, and just reading there. Located in a beautiful area along the lake with a great local neighborhood with food nearby!

Thank Lexi V
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Christine G
19 June 2017|
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Response from OlbrichGardens | Property representative |
Olbrich Botanical Gardens is located on the Capital City bike path, offering easy access to and from the gardens for bikers. However, bikes are not allowed inside the gardens or conservatory. There is plenty of bike parking... More
10 June 2016|
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Response from threegirlsmomWI | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge they do not have wheelchairs to rent. But it is wheelchair friendly throughout most of the garden. I have seen many people in the Gardens in wheelchairs. The do have a tram that many ride in throughout the... More