Brookgreen named one of the top public gardens in the US

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet has been named one of the top 10 public gardens in the United States by travel website

The list, which is based on reviews and opinions to the site, lists Brookgreen Gardens sixth, just behind the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, Arizona.

Brookgreen Gardens was opened in 1931, features the country's first sculpture park, and is now a National Historic Landmark.

"Designed in the shape of a butterfly, themed gardens feature four seasons' worth of horticultural surprises, including perennials, roses, and a stunning array of shrubs and trees," states the TripAdvisor description.

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