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The Gardens of the World

2001 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362-2902
+1 805-557-1135
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Relaxing walk

Great walk this time of year. We saw baby bunnies on the lawn and butterflies in the rose garden... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Suzanne S
Thousand Oaks, California
via mobile
Mother's Day Picnic

The Gardens of the World has nice picnic tables with shades for lunch/brunch, friendly docents... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheri D
Newbury Park
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2001 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362-2902
+1 805-557-1135
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great walk this time of year. We saw baby bunnies on the lawn and butterflies in the rose garden. My kids (8 and 11) love it. And if your child has been in 4th grade recently, they'll love all the paintings of the missions. Great...More

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gardens of the World has nice picnic tables with shades for lunch/brunch, friendly docents, clean bathrooms, and of course beautiful gardens. Best of all, it's free. Great for a relaxing afternoon.

Thank Sheri D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like wealthy people. I've read that there is an odd class warfare taking place in America today. However, every time I visit The Getty or The Gardens of the World, I am reminded, of how lucky we average folk are to be guests of...More

Thank StacyHamlet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Gardens of the World are privately owned and funded botanical gardens on Thousand Oaks Blvd. No dogs allowed(check out the botanical gardens at Hendrix and Dover for dog friendly walks). The GOTW are meticulously maintained and have a wonderful lay out, great for all...More

Thank Merrick B
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Went with a friend last week while visiting civic arts plaza. Cute little place w some gardens, fountains and California missions room. Pretty small but worth coming to see if you haven't seen it. Fee of charge and parking lot in back. Docents were chatting...More

Thank southerncaligirl72
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Gather your thoughts as you walk the Gardens..... take a book or a picnic lunch and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Breath in deep and take in the fragrance of the roses in bloom....

Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Scenic,peaceful wonderfully maintained and interesting gardens .Historic as well as beautiful.Signs giving information as what you are looking at Ample parking and restroom facilities

1  Thank Martint B
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I was doing a photo shoot of a friend. The location is very well maintained and has many different backgrounds for photos. The backgrounds include a Japanese Garden, a French Garden & Water Feature, a Mission Courtyard, an English Perennial & Rose Garden, an Italian...More

Thank wants2travel2
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a beautiful place for a stroll or picnic lunch:) Each season different plants are in bloom. We loved it!

Thank altenergy
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We visited in Winter, so my review will be slightly biased as nothing was in bloom. A visit in Spring would be a great sight. The gardens are well maintained, though very small. At a strolling pace, it took around 30mins to see everything. There...More

Thank Daniel S
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Wendy S
Is there an entrance fee? I see nothing listed.
4 October 2015|
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Response from sherrys245 | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee. The facility is funded by a foundation. There is a donation box, if you would like to contribute, but there is no pressure to make a contribution. In addition, there is no charge for parking... More