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Palm Beach County residents get summer discount at Mounts Botanical Garden

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Discount alert: Palm Beach County residents receive reduced admission of $5 per person, on the second Saturday of the month, June-September; children 17 and under get in for FREE. Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach. 

Visitors must show proof of residency for reduced-fee entry. The $5 admission will go directly to support children’s programming at Mounts Botanical Garden. Admission for non-residents is $15 for nonmember adults; $12 for seniors 65+, college students, and military with ID; $7 for ages 6-17.

Visitors to this 20-acre tropical oasis will not only see an acclaimed collection of 25 display gardens containing more than 7,000 species of tropical and sub-tropical plants, including Florida native plants, but also an eclectic array of exotic and tropical fruit trees, ornamentals, herbs, palms, roses, cactus, succulents, bromeliads and more.

A permanent exhibit at Mounts reveals the mystery of the Rapa Nui moai, as three imposing 20-foot-tall statues stand sentry at the Garden as replicas of the iconic monolithic figures located on Rapa Nui, Easter Island, in Chile. The tribute is meant to inspire curiosity and to serve as a link to ancient history, art and culture.

Open Tuesday-Sunday at 9 a.m. Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach; 561-233-1757. See mounts.org for more information and details about upcoming and ongoing events and programs.

There is no charge for onsite parking.

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Mary Lou Cruz

About Mary Lou Cruz

I worked at the South Florida Sun Sentinel for 21 years, as an Advertising Special Sections Writer; Editorial Systems Editor in Technology; and Editorial Assistant in the Newsroom. Before my newspaper career, I worked in the airline and travel industry and I have lived in Brazil, Puerto Rico and vacationed in more than 25 countries. Originally, I'm from Maryland. I moved to Florida in 1984 and raised my daughter in Miami. Email: events@SouthFloridaOnTheCheap.com.

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