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Boerner Botanical Gardens

9400 Boerner Dr, in Whitnall Park, Hales Corners, WI 53130-2273
+1 414-525-5600
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Beautiful gardens

This was a lovely place to visit. We strolled along the flower lined paths and admired the... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
ChefKFairfax_VA
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Fairfax,VA
Lovely place for a relaxing walk

This place is just a beautiful place to go to get away. Gorgeous gardens and enchanting fountains... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Cliffy28
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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These gardens, located in Whitnall Park, offer an outstanding variety of plants and flowers including significant collections of roses and perennials.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose garden” (16 reviews)
“martial arts” (2 reviews)
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9400 Boerner Dr, in Whitnall Park, Hales Corners, WI 53130-2273
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+1 414-525-5600
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"on thursday nights"
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"strollers and wheelchairs"
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"pleasant stroll"
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"parking situation"
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"outdoor wedding"
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"milwaukee county"
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"mother's day"
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"light festival"
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"food vendors"
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"formal gardens"
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"love gardens"
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"unique items"
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"special exhibit"
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"great place to walk"
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

This was a lovely place to visit. We strolled along the flower lined paths and admired the beautiful peonies in bloom. We will definitely visit again next time we are in the Milwaukee area.

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

This place is just a beautiful place to go to get away. Gorgeous gardens and enchanting fountains. Love the bog walk bridge and waterfall. Absolutely lovely tulip displays in the spring. Easy to get perfect photos at every turn. Great place to let your kids...More

Thank Cliffy28
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

So much to see in Boerner Botanical Gardens these days. Some patches of bare dirt the day we were there, but signs promise new displays soon. So much to see already. Plus, there are lots of new lights everywhere. Can't wait to take a nighttime...More

Thank Thomas K S
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Went there for the "China Lights Lantern Festival". A very nice botanical garden to visit in Hales Corners. Surprise to see such a neat place in a small town. It is part of the Milwaukee County park system. There were a lot of visitors on...More

Thank TibetVisitor
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

I visited the gardens during the Chinese Lights exhibit and loved it. Beautifully manicured gardens and sights to see. Highly recommend it!

Thank BMiller2013
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

We had a beautiful day,though slightly overcast. Enjoyed about 90 minutes of walking the beautiful grounds for about $5 each. Well worth it.

Thank Tracey B
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Went to the gardens for the China Lights Exhibit, was a beautiful event. I had read about the "awful crowds" and how over crowded it was. Maybe I've been to enough events that attract people, this didn't seem that overly crowded. We actually figured out...More

Thank Travel4Fun31
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

My wife and I decided to visit the Boerner Botanical Gardens for the China Lights. We had never been there for the China Lights before. It was nice getting there early to walk around the gardens to see the displays before they were lit up....More

Thank cwillini
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Recently took a stroll through before the most recent displays. Have been here for all seasons and attended a wedding. Nice expanded building on grounds. Have enjoyed the rose gardens in the past. Nice variety of trees (I just stroll through the lawns) and pleasant...More

Thank NeverUnpacked
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

China Lights is really worth seeing, but you need to know some things about it. The path to go through most of it is one way only. You get caught up in a major crowd of people, so it goes very slow. There are a...More

Thank travelbug281
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4 April 2015|
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Response from Linda E | Reviewed this property |
Yes i believe so...or you get multiple free visits with Friends of Boerner membership. It is in a free Milwaukee County Park however. It's Whitnall park. I don't work there so cannot tell you if my information is up to... More
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