Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, Rockford

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  • The temperature outside was in the single digits but it was tropical in the conservatory. Nice collection of plants. Some are very rare. If you can, find a docent and ask for a tour. I think Wally was...  more »
  • Loved it at Christmas and it was well worth the price to get in. They had trains going in the whole gardens and lots of wonderful lights! Check it out!  more »
  • This is truly a star in the highlights of Rockford. It's peaceful, romantic, relaxing, just a beautiful place to be. Come discover all sorts of plants, look through the kalidescope, watch the fish. Ge...  more »
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  • This place is beautiful. The inside fish are very friendly and will let you pet them. The light shows are beautiful. The swans are beautiful outside (Let's hope nobody will steal them again). Depending on the season they will have birds or butterflies inside. The whole family loves it. Be aware if you are not a resident the price to get inside goes up.
  • A gorgeous area alongside the river. Have been here a number of times - and always amazed at how beautiful it is. Recently saw the Bruce Munro light show here - amazing!!!! Beautiful lights at Christmas time too! A perfect place to stroll on summer nights or winter days. The conservatory is always a nice addition - water features inside make it very relaxing. A definite MUST if you're in the area!
  • Nice addition to the rivefront. We visit a few times a year for the various attraction and see the plans blooming at different times. A must see in the summer with the pond and rose garden.
  • Very nice and inexpensive. Reduced rate for Veterans. Better to visit in summer as there is a huge area of roses. Most roses were dead as it is late October.
  • It was so beautiful! It made Christmas Eve very special.

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