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Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
+1 716-827-1584
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A jewel of the city

Beautiful and relaxing garden visit. Can set your own pace and stroll indoor or in the outer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Don D
No outdoor exhibits

Though a little bigger than it seems from the outside, it is essentially a greenhouse with tropical... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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An oasis of breathtaking beauty, these gardens - filled with flowers, plants, herbs and cacti from around the world - are housed inside an 1890s Victorian glass-domed greenhouse. The site, designed by New York Central Park creator Frederick Law Olmstead, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
+1 716-827-1584
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and relaxing garden visit. Can set your own pace and stroll indoor or in the outer gardens. Staff very friendly. Well done displays.

Thank Don D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though a little bigger than it seems from the outside, it is essentially a greenhouse with tropical plants. The building is modeled after Kew GardensCrystal palace in London. Disappointed that trhere were no "grounds" to explore. We are definitely spoiled with the Chicago botanic gardens...More

Thank Artemus_Gordon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely garden! Very well kept! Amazing collection of flowers! Best time to visit- spring when everything is in bloom! The outside garden was magnificent! Felt like in a fairy tale! Highly highly recommend! Also they have a very cute gift shop there with flower shaped...More

Thank Natalie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The botanical gardens is past its prime. Decades ago it may have been nice, but it is just a greenhouse that needs a makeover now. A trip to the walmart plan section is just as inspiring as this self-tour you can do in Lackawana.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful garden. It's located in a neighborhood that isn't the greatest, so to stop in this place is a nice surprise. It's a great place to take pictures. My nieces loved it as well.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a great visit in the weekend. Less visitors than I thought. the central round ceiling is very cool from the view inside. People working here are very friendly here. I like the desert plants part the best. They looked cool and cute. I had...More

Thank Ophelia Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The greenhouse is very attractive on the outside, but it was a hike to get to a door where handicap persons can get in, so I missed out on the interior. The park around the greenhouse is well kept and, in fact, there is a...More

Thank 357dtaylor
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My husband had never been, despite living here most of his life. We went for a special exhibit, Illumagination, where the exhibit rooms were lighted at night and music accompanied some of the areas. I have taken visitors to see the gardens over the years...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We went on an extremely overcast late April day. The outside gardens were not yet in bloom. Regardless, we were very pleasantly surprised by the indoors botanical gardens. :Lots of lovely plants and flowers to see. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Such a variety of flowers and plants and many wonderful places to take great photos and just soak in the sights, and be mindful of what beauty this planet gives us.

1  Thank kkcarson
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What is the parking situation like for the Botanical Gardens?
14 May 2016|
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Response from buffalogary | Reviewed this property |
On park Rd in front of garden and near road parking all black top.