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Brookgreen Gardens, Myrtle Beach

Brookgreen Gardens - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Brookgreen Gardens
1931 Brookgreen Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576Map
Highway 17
+1 843 235 6000
Neighborhood: Murrells Inlet
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We know what you’re thinking—fine art in a town known equally for pick n’ eat seafood and an annual “Bike Week”? It’s a rarity, but a good one. Created in the 1930s on the site of four former rice plantations, Brookgreen Gardens is now one of Myrtle Beach’s top attractions and also home to some of the finest examples of American figurative sculpture in the world. More than 900 examples of sculpture by more than 300 artists are owned by the Gardens, which is open year-round to the public. Start with a stroll through the manicured gardens, then explore the Low Country History fields and the Wildlife Preserve. If you have time, take a boat or carriage tour through the tidal creek area to learn what life was like for plantation owners and early area settlers. A quick FYI admission is not free—expect to pay $12 for adults, with $7 extra for special tours

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By pat | Posted 02/04/12
  I am still in awe of the magnificent old oak trees @ Brookgreen Gardens. I visited more than 10 years ago, and I can Still picture them and imagine their majesty through the years. Places like Brookgreen are such a valuable treasure to our national history. I hope the gardens continue for future generations. PatAlida...   Read More
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Brookgreen Gardens General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries, Tours
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, discover, amex, visa
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