Museums That Are Also Gardens

My favorite kind 🌷
  1. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Boston, MA
  2. Jardín Etnobotánica de Oaxaca
    Oaxaca City, Oaxaca, MX
  3. Ganna Walska Lotusland
    Santa Barbara, CA
  4. Jardin Majorelle
    Marrakech, Morocco
  5. Giardini di Boboli
    Florence, Italy
  6. Hampton Court
    London. Home to Henry VIII & Anne Boleyn. Has an incredible labyrinth.
  7. Fondation Claude Monet
    Giverny, France. Home to Claude Monet
  8. Versailles
    Le duh.
  9. Monticello
    Charlottesville, VA. Home to Thomas Jefferson
  10. Chanticleer House & Garden
    Wayne, PA
  11. Great Dixter House
    Northiam, East Sussex, England. Built by the architect Edwin Lutyens, who was the Maya Lin of WW1.
  12. Jardin Escultorida de Edward James a Las Pozas
    Xilitla, San Luis Potisí, MX. Garden of surrealist poet Edward James
  13. Hirshorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
    Washington DC
  14. Villa Vizcaya
    Miami, FL. Estate of James Deering.
  15. The Art Institute of Chicago
    Chicago, IL. Surrounded by beautiful gardens including my favorite, the Lurie Garden. Plus Millennium Park & Grant Park adjacent. Ughhh Chicago, you're so great 🙌🏻
  16. Kirstenbosch
    Cape Town, South Africa. The only botanical garden I'm including on this list because it blows all other botanical gardens out of the water.
  17. The Huntington
    San Marino, CA
  18. La Louve
    Bonnieux, France. Home of designer Nicole de Vésian.
  19. Villa Borghese
    Rome, Italy
  20. Museum of Jurassic Technology
    Culver City, CA. The strangest place with a sweet little rooftop garden.
  21. Please share more I missed, especially in Asia, Australia, South America...
  22. The Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum
    Tuscon. Arizona, is actually a zoo with fabulous gardens of local native plants. And a few natural history displays, as I recall.
    Suggested by   @andersun
  23. The Getty Museum
    There are many buildings filled with all sorts of (usually boring) art, but the real draw is the architecture, the grounds, and the views.
    Suggested by   @Nicholas
  24. Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ
    The grounds are gorgeous in every season. This is a photo of my kids deciding that Marilyn's undies were at least 1,000x larger than theirs.
    Suggested by   @tweedledee
  25. Musée Rodin
    Suggested by   @amieshmamie
  26. Philbrook Museum of Art
    In Tulsa, OK.
    Suggested by   @faithyfizer
  27. Schönbrunn Palace
    Vienna, Austria
    Suggested by   @tatertotfreak
  28. Virginia B. Fairbanks Art and Nature Park
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    Suggested by   @JAFred97
  29. The Cloisters
    They have an awesome garden filled with plants that were popular in medieval times.
    Suggested by   @its_becks
  30. Alcazar de Sevilla
    One of my favorite places in Spain!! ☺️💕
    Suggested by   @rachellewis
  31. Lynden Sculpture Garden Milwaukee, WI
    Suggested by   @hearher7981