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Allen Centennial Gardens, Madison

#5 of 17 in Parks in Madison
Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The Allen Centennial Garden is a free public garden on the grounds of the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The grounds feature the Agricultural Dean's House, the home of the first four deans of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

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  • Wow. This is not someplace that you’d just happen upon unless maybe you’re wandering through the UW campus, and even then it would be easy to miss. But it’s worth finding. Not as big as Olbrich but...  more »
  • Located near the Lakeshore dorms and the Steenbock Library at the corner of Babcock and Observatory Drive is the always lovely Allen Centennial Garden. The garden architects have packed a lot into a.....  more »
  • It is a beautiful garden! Clearly a lot of thought, care and creativity has gone into it. It is a wonderful place to relax and be with nature. One of my favorite WISC spots.
  • I attended a work wellness event at the Allen Centennial Gardens. What a fantastic resource on the UW-Madison campus that is free to everyone who wants to learn more about this garden and plants in general. I have been to this cute garden a hand full of times in the past, but have never taken a formal tour of it. I'm so glad that I took a tour!

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