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Brookgreen Gardens

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Closed Now: 09:30 - 17:00
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Immaculate grounds

My husband & I recently took our mothers to visit Brookgreen Gardens. It was everyone’s 1st time... read more

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Kelli O
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beautiful even during off season

Brookgreen is not yet in full bloom, but there are still interesting flowers and trees. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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This National Historic Site contains the country's largest and most extensive sculpture collection of American Figurative Sculpture, much of it places in beautiful gardens. Also a site for Lowcountry History and our Lowcountry Zoo, featuring animals...more
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1931 Brookgreen Dr, U.S. Hwy 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5072
+1 843-235-6000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband & I recently took our mothers to visit Brookgreen Gardens. It was everyone’s 1st time except my mother. She had visited once many years ago & did not enjoy it. This time she loved it! We were so impressed by how perfect everything...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kelli O
Reviewed yesterday

Brookgreen is not yet in full bloom, but there are still interesting flowers and trees. The sculpture is well-placed among the gardens and features a number of women sculptors. The Bird in Art exhibit has some amazing wood, metal, and paint sculptures by Grainger McCoy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

this was my Hubby first visit and thu his eyes I enjoyed the gardens all over again! the Reflecting ponds and sculpture gardens are simply amazing. we took Millie"s zoo tour. she was fun- amusing -informative. Every guide should be trained by Millie! I was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank beauty1492
Reviewed 2 days ago

From the moment you enter the gates you will enjoy beautifully manicured grounds, vibrant flowers, trees coming into bloom. Very pleasing. You are then drawn into the gardens, through the Welcome Center. Stroll at your own pace through beautiful Oak Alee with hundreds of year...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sonrisesonset
Reviewed 2 days ago

The gardens are magnificent and the docent tour was fantastic. There is a lowland zoo with examples of local animals. Make sure you take your American Zoological society membership card OR even better your Military ID for discounts. The admission ticket is good for 5...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank David P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Road our bikes from Huntington Beach SP, just across from Brookgreen. Figurative sculpture in a beautifully maintained garden.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank J. Roy C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was not expecting it to be as large or nice. Vast expanses of fountains, trees, lawns and walking areas. Bonus zoo at the end too! If you've got a few hours on a beautiful day, this is a great way to spend an afternoon outdoors.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Amy M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place spoke to all of my senses! It has a historical context, dating back to the Colonial period. It has picturesqe views, art (statues as well as exhibits), and a decent collection of animals from alligators to horses, along with playgrounds and a butterfly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dewayne P
Reviewed 4 days ago

First of all, when you go, your tickets will be good for 7 DAYS! Had we known, we wouldn't have waited until the last full day of our time in Myrtle Beach to visit the Gardens. There is so much to see and take in,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Didn't know much about this place but was on vacation with another retired couple and this caught our eye. The history of the area and the sculptures in the gardens are fabulous. Took the garden tour. Went back and took the of the plantation area,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Judy P
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Lorie B
24 February 2019|
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Response from bobeknight | Reviewed this property |
There are wheelchairs available free of charge. It's a great place to spend a day.
12 December 2018|
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Response from jeannette y | Reviewed this property |
Never been at Christmas time only Spring, summer and fall when it's totally awesome!
Sharon S
30 April 2018|
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Response from MichelePappagallo | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on the area of the park you are walking. Some areas have quite a bit of shade, but others are more open. There are plenty of great areas to choose from whether you want shade or not.