Great Gables Guide – Events In Coral Gables, Florida
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Coral Gables, FL 33156 United States 305-667-1651 http://www.fairchildgarden.org
Fairchild gets its name from one of the most famous plant explorers in history, David Fairchild (1869-1954). Dr. Fairchild was known for traveling the world in search of useful plants, but he was also an educator and a renowned scientist. They save tropical plant diversity by exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants; fundamental to this task is inspiring a greater knowledge and love for plants and gardening so that all can enjoy the beauty and bounty of the tropical world. The world-famous garden is open from 9:30am to 4:30pm daily.
Fairchild Members: Free
Seniors (65 and over): $18
Children 6-17: $12
Children 5 and under: Free