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United States Botanic Garden

100 Maryland Ave. at First St. SW, At the east end of the Mall, Washington DC, DC 20001
+1 202-225-8333
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Steeped in history, rich with tradition, the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is a living plant museum that informs visitors about the importance, and often irreplaceable value, of plants to the well-being of humans and to earth's fragile ecosystems. U.S. Botanic Garden campus includes the Conservatory, the National Garden, and Bartholdi Park.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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100 Maryland Ave. at First St. SW, At the east end of the Mall, Washington DC, DC 20001
National Mall
+1 202-225-8333
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My friend was so excited to visit during the Seasons Greeting exhibit. The buildings, monuments constructed of plant material were interesting. The remaining exhibition consisted of plants/foliage from around the globe. If you are a botanist this would be a great place to visit. Unfortunately...More

Thank mlbdrb
Reviewed yesterday

This conservatory is a living plant museum. It promotes the understanding of how plants play a role in the wellbeing of us as humans as well as the earth’s ecosystems. Each time you visit you will be treated to something different. We especially enjoyed the...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a godsend to find after enduring brutal winter chill the day we visited the Garden - warm, comfortable, full of amazing plants and flowers. I wish we'd as a people spring for a larger space - there's a lot they could do with...More

Thank erikkieser
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a beautiful informative Botanic Garden Conservatory with a friendly knowledgeable helpful staff. The displays are seasonal & affective.

Thank dcrnj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building is beautiful and the indoor pond was decorated prettily. There are plant representations from many different states in the country. There are play areas for children. But would probably not go back in fall.

Thank NonnaK
Reviewed 1 week ago

The U.S. Botanical Garden is one D.C. attraction that we've missed in the past. As the outside temperature was in the high 20's during our recent visit, it seemed like a toasty place to hang out for a while. The exhibits was extremely well maintained...More

Thank JeffandPriscilla
Reviewed 1 week ago

During the holidays the decorations in the garden were really well done. Miniature DC buildings built from all natural materials, and a train exhibit made this a fun place to bring the whole family. Also a great place to come inside and get warm if...More

Thank wendy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to spend some time and get a change of view from all the concrete, museums and monuments. Well worth the visit

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was unusually cold when we were in DC. The line up was long, but moved quite quickly. If you like gardens, this is a must not miss.

Thank Linus V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there this week and it was sub zero outside but inside it was a warm oasis. Loved it and spend about 90 minutes walking around and talking to my kids about all the different plants!

Thank Avyinc
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Kim M
27 November 2017|
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Response from devinmd | Property representative |
Hi Kim, there is no admission fee nor do the tours have a fee. There are many tours — Conservatory overview tours are offered multiple times a day on most days and specialized tours on specific topics (like medicinal plants... More
Becky P
1 September 2017|
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Response from NancyPolanco | Reviewed this property |
Hi Becky not sure if pets are allowed, I don't remember seeing any..
26 May 2017|
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Response from Rodman100 | Reviewed this property |
No lockers are available