Kanapaha Botanical Gardens - Things to Know Before Visiting
4700 SW 58th Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
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About Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens are Florida's largest public bamboo gardens and the Southeast's largest herb garden as of 2005.
Attractions Near Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
Historic Haile Homestead, also known as Haile Plantation House or Kanapaha, is located in Gainesville, Florida. Thomas Evans and Serena Chesnut Haile built the house in 1856 as part of their original 1,500-acre (6.1 km2) cotton plantation.
As the official natural history museum of Florida, the Florida Museum of Natural History was chartered in 1917 by the Florida Legislature.
The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art occupies 112,800 square feet of space, making it one of the largest university art museums in the South.
On the University of Florida campus, there is a small lake called Lake Alice. Gainesville's lake is a wildlife area and one of the few places in the city where one can see live alligators.
The Santa Fe College Kika Silva Pla Planetarium is a domed theatre with a 34-foot diameter in Gainesville, Florida. It seats 60 people and features two projection systems.
Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Guided tours are available at the zoo if scheduled ahead of time, and visitors may also take self-guided tours.
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Gainesville is the chief metropolitan area for Alachua County. It is known for its diverse culture, local music, and artisans.