Nicholas Conservatory and 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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  • Love this place. Every season they have great family oriented things going on. Recently we went during the holidays to view the Christmas lights and train exhibits. We all had a blast. Looking forward to many more trips in the coming years.
  • 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.
  • We went for the special light exhibition over the summer which was enchanting! First time to the conservatory itself and we really enjoyed it and the gardens very much. A real gem!
  • 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!
  • Beautiful place inside and out. Always some new rotating special exhibit as well! A very relaxing place to come visit in the winter....
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