Allen Centennial Gardens, Madison

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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 wi...  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 s...  more »
  • This fine garden (actually a composite of half-a-dozen different garden types: Japanese, English, rock, woodland, etc.) wraps around the beautiful 10,000 square foot Queen Anne style house that was th...  more »
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  • 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!
  • The nearest garden by my dorm (Turner hall, Kronshage drive) I love this place. I am usually going there when I have time. there have special events frequency that might make your day.
  • My husband and I were married at Allen Centennial in the English Gardens on 6/15/2019. It was such a fairytale! We had to pay to rent the arch and also paid a rental company to bring chairs and sound equipment, so those are not included in the rental price. But the ceremony was such a dream come true and our 200 guests loved it, so it was worth every penny!
  • Beautiful place with an old historic looking house on the property. Beautiful koi in the pond with water and rock features all throughout the property. That may cost money to enter and view/ rent possibly?
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