Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden


10901 Old Cutler Rd
Miami, FL 33156

Phone: 305-667-1651

Map / Directions Map / Directions

Hours:
Daily 9am-4:30pm

Type:
Gardens

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    Clear waters reflect the unique design of the building.

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10BEST Says

Best Attractions & Activities: Lush and meticulously maintained, this garden showcases a wide range of tropical plants. Within its 83 acres, palms and cycads flourish, and a 16,000-square-foot conservatory shelters rare specimens. The Fairchild also offers a butterfly garden, an arboretum and a rainforest, and it also houses a world-renowned research facility. Leisurely strolls through the grounds are sure to provoke plenty of "oohs and aahs," and you may gain inspiration for your own little patch of paradise back home. There are also often art installations by world-renowned artists like Dale Chihuly, plus moonlight tours and movie nights. A small museum, gift shop and cafe take care of practical needs. Free tram tours run on the hour.

Sightseeing: Lush and meticulously maintained, this garden showcases a wide range of tropical plants. Within its 83 acres, palms and cycads flourish, and a 16,000-square-foot conservatory shelters rare specimens. The Fairchild also offers an arboretum and rainforest, and it houses a world-renowned research facility. Leisurely strolls through the grounds are sure to provoke plenty of "oohs and aahs," and you may gain inspiration for your own little patch of paradise back home. A small museum, gift shop and cafe take care of practical needs. Free tram tours run on the hour.


Insider Tips

Local Expert Says:

Best Attractions & Activities: "The Fairchild hosts free admission days in the summer, which are worth looking. They also host daily butterfly releases in their Wings of the Tropics exhibit, which kids will especially love."

Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Our largest botanical garden offers a nice, serene change of pace from the usual Miami tourist experience.

10Best List photo 10BEST says

Best Attractions & Activities: Lush and meticulously maintained, this garden showcases a wide range of tropical plants. Within its 83 acres, palms and cycads flourish, and a 16,000-square-foot conservatory shelters rare specimens. The Fairchild also offers a butterfly garden, an arboretum and a rainforest, and it also houses a world-renowned research facility. Leisurely strolls through the grounds are sure to provoke plenty of "oohs and aahs," and you may gain inspiration for your own little patch of paradise back home. There are also often art installations by world-renowned artists like Dale Chihuly, plus moonlight tours and movie nights. A small museum, gift shop and cafe take care of practical needs. Free tram tours run on the hour.

Sightseeing: Lush and meticulously maintained, this garden showcases a wide range of tropical plants. Within its 83 acres, palms and cycads flourish, and a 16,000-square-foot conservatory shelters rare specimens. The Fairchild also offers an arboretum and rainforest, and it houses a world-renowned research facility. Leisurely strolls through the grounds are sure to provoke plenty of "oohs and aahs," and you may gain inspiration for your own little patch of paradise back home. A small museum, gift shop and cafe take care of practical needs. Free tram tours run on the hour.

10Best List photo Insider Tips

Local Expert Anjali Mansukhani Says:

Best Attractions & Activities: "The Fairchild hosts free admission days in the summer, which are worth looking. They also host daily butterfly releases in their Wings of the Tropics exhibit, which kids will especially love."

Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Our largest botanical garden offers a nice, serene change of pace from the usual Miami tourist experience.

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