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A Guide to the Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Published On: January 11, 2023Categories: Parks, Tourist attractionsTags:

The Miami Beach Botanical Garden is a hidden oasis in the heart of the city. With over 20 acres of gardens, ponds, and walking paths to explore, you’ll easily be able to lose and immerse yourself in nature for a few hours.

In this guide, we will provide you with all the information you need to make the most of your visit…

The History of Miami Beach Botanical Garden

The Miami Beach Botanical Garden was founded in 1954 by a group of passionate volunteers. The vision for the garden was to create a space that would showcase the diverse plant life of South Florida and educate the community about the importance of conservation.

What Can I Do There?

If you’re looking for a place to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature, the Miami Beach Botanical Garden is the perfect spot for you. With its many gardens and attractions, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at this unique botanical garden.

The butterfly garden is one of the most popular attractions at the botanical garden. Here, you can see more than 50 different species of butterflies fluttering around in their natural habitat. If you’re lucky, you might even spot a hummingbird or two.

Another popular attraction is the Japanese Garden – this serene garden features a koi pond, bamboo groves and a traditional Japanese teahouse. The Miami Beach Botanical Garden also has an edible garden, where you can learn about different fruits and vegetables that are grown in Florida.

Where In Miami Is The Miami Beach Botanical Garden?

The Miami Beach Botanical Garden is located at 2000 Convention Center Dr. Miami Beach,
FL 33139.

The Miami Beach Botanical Garden is open every day from sunrise to sunset and admission is free for everyone. Bicycle racks are available and both cycling and skateboarding is permitted.

How Do I Get to Miami Beach Botanical Garden From Freehand Miami?

Hurrah, it won’t take you long.

There are a few options to get you there from Freehand Miami:

  • Walk (approx 24 mins): Walk west on 28th St towards Indian Creek Drive before turning left onto Indian Creek Drive and continuing onto 26th Street. Turn right onto Miami Beach drive and then right onto 25th Street then left onto Collins Avenue and then make your way to 21st Street. Turn right onto Washington Avenue, left and then onto Convention Ctr Drive.
  • Taxi (approx 5 minutes)
  • Bus (approx 10 minutes): From Freehand Miami, you just need to walk for around 1 minute before reaching Indian Creek Drive and 27th Street. There, take the M towards the Civic Center for 9 stops, getting off at 17th Street and Convention Center Drive. Once you’ve got off, it’s just a 5 minute walk to your destination.

Whether you’re interested in learning about different plants and flowers, or you just want to take a stroll and relax in the peaceful surroundings, the Miami Beach Botanical Garden is definitely worth a visit.