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Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center

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Address: 100 Bancroft St, Omaha, NE 68108-1752
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A great place to visit. We visited recently for the Lego display and also back in December for the Holiday display. Both were excellent. Looking forward to spring when the whole... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place to visit. We visited recently for the Lego display and also back in December for the Holiday display. Both were excellent. Looking forward to spring when the whole garden is open.

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midwest
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really don't have anything much to add except to reiterate that this place is probably worth a visit any time of the year. We will probably, now having visited in the "off" season, make a return trip to Omaha just to see the gardens in full bloom in peak season(s) - loved it!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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144 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visiting the Lauritzen Gardens is always a special treat! The addition of the botanical gardens makes the trip to the Gardens a wonderful, year round experience. It is amazing to see all of the plants growing. Seeing the poinsettia tree and train exhibit in December is a special tradition.

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Southwest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for the botanical gardens and were immediately stunned by the LEGO displays. There are places for the kids to take a break and build their own. LOTS of hand sanitizer available. Bananas growing in February. BEAUTIFUL selection in gift shop. Paved paths, elevators, nicely designed.

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Thank Mir2001
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very impressive. The indoor botanical garden is huge. Easy to get to if you are downtown or near the zoo.

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Thank EatOmaha
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7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool place to spend some peaceful time and some scenic and aromatic surroundings. So close to the Omaha zoo can make a nice weekend.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden is so diverse. There is always sometime going on in the entrance center. The trails are lovely and the large scale model railroad is great for kids. There are also the large engine to explore.

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Blair, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a class held for 3 year olds and it was very good. It started with a "R" project involving cutting, coloring and pasting. We listened to a story, sang, then went on a walk to see the Lego exhibit. Due to the snow, we were not able to walk outside. But, the class instructors were engaging and fun... More 

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Thank lwardell2017
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The poinsettias were beautiful...all varieties. Learned the gardens takes in 5,000 small plants...grows them and then displays all these plants at Christmas...making up the beautiful tree and other decorative highlights. Enjoyed going thru the conservatory and seeing Christmas/festive decorations there also. Trips to the gardens are always different, interesting, memorable, and I leave looking forward to my next visit!

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love all the extras that Lauitzen Gardens has in addition to the beautiful variety of plants, flowers and trees. The summer concerts, the quilt show, the orchid show, the Lego exhibits and those of other artists. Lauitzen Gardens does great job of activities for all ages and interests. So pleased to have this fabulous facility in Omaha.

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