The Garden Landscape Guide

Olbrich Botanical Gardens

The garden is named after Michael B. Olbrich, who purchased the land next to Lake Monona for the development of a park.  There is a perennial garden, sunken garden, rose garden, rock garden, wildflower garden, conservatory and Thai pavilion and garden.  The Bolz Conservatory is a 50 ft glass pyramid containing a collection of tropical plants, a waterfall and birds.

3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, WI 53704

All year. Daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year.

Garden Free ($1 for conservatory)

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Thai Pavilion and Garden, Olbrich Botanical Gardens Photograph © Karl Gercens
Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Madison Photograph © Karl Gercens
Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Wisconsin Photograph © Karl Gercens