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1201 N. Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85008 | East Phoenix | 480-941-1225
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For more than 70 years, the Desert Botanical Garden has been teaching and inspiring visitors from the local community and around the world, providing research, exhibits and more designed to help us understand, protect and preserve the desert’s natural beauty.

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