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Reiman Gardens, Ames

4.7
#1 of 11 in Things to do in Ames
Situated on a 17-acre site in beautiful Ames, Iowa, Reiman Gardens offers a year-round destination featuring distinct gardens, always changing, adapting, and evolving with the seasons. Explore a large variety of plants, aromatic herbs and beautiful roses, a towering palm tree, native prairie species, and so much more. Get tips and inspirations for your own garden, enjoy unique art and architecture, and relax in an indoor tropical oasis. In addition to yearly themes, special events, and an ever changing display of natural beauty, the Gardens also offers a tropical indoor Conservatory with seasonal displays, a 2,500 square foot Butterfly Wing with 800 exotic butterflies in flight, and a full-service Gift Shop featuring unique items.
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  • Home of the world's largest concrete gnome. Wonderful gardens and great walking paths. The theme throughout the park was family games - there was a connect-4 type game, a giant die, monopoly type, etc...  more »
  • Reiman Gardens offers a wide variety of garden types from herbs and vegetables to roses to desert to shade to a lily pond and even to a children's garden. My favorite is the enclosed butterfly garden ...  more »
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  • Spent a calm & peaceful afternoon roaming around exhibits. They have such a charming gift shop! It was well worth a stop
  • Nice garden for several hours. Seems not so small when you are inside. However, 9 dollars entrace fee is too much.

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