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Discounted $13 entry fee

Play tourist with a great discount for a top South Florida attraction. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami is offering $12 Days in August 2022, which is actually $13 with fee.

That’s a great deal and half off the regular price for adults. Regular prices are $24.95 for adults, $15.95 for students, $17.95 for seniors, $11.95 for ages 6 -17, free for 5 and younger.

While you’re there, you can the LEGO exhibit, which features 25 sculptures formed with more than 700,000 LEGO pieces. 

The LEGO exhibit uses toy blocks to explore the connection between people and nature. The very Instagrammable sculptures are located throughout the 83-acre tropical paradise. 

Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden opened in 1938 and was voted the Best Botanical Garden in American by USA Today. It is hope to thousands of rare tropical and subtropical plants in a variety of habitats. It includes a children’s garden, butterfly garden, water gardens, cycads, succulents, orchids, ferns, tropical fruit trees, rare palms, a rainforest and exhibits that showcase the natural habitats of South Florida. 

Once you are there, you can sign up for a guided tour (schedules vary), do a self-tour with a map or ride the tram throughout the park.

Photo/Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Other Fairchild Garden discounts 

AAA Discount: AAA members get $2 off regular adult admission.

Eco-Discount: Visitors who walk, ride a bike or take public transportation to Fairchild get $5 off the admission price for adults and $2 off the admission price for children.  

Military Discount: Active military personnel and veterans get free admission year-round. Fairchild also participates in the Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission to families of active military personnel from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

First Responders Discount: Active first responders (police and fire-rescue personnel) receive 50 percent off regular admission year-round. 

Culture Shock Miami: Fairchild participates in Culture Shock Miami, which offers discounted tickets for participating students age 13-22.

To purchase tickets, click here. Members always get free admission. Wish to become a member? Click here

Fairchild is at 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, 305-667-1651

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Discounted $13 entry fee
When
Daily (August 2, 2022 - August 31, 2022)
Cost
Discounted
What
Discounted $13 entry fee
Where
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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