​Hobbit House 

Look how far we've come!

The Wendy Petzel Butterfly Structure

​Children's Garden Phase 1

​​Years of planning and replanning, the Children's Garden opened Phase 1 on May 14, 2014. 

The Children's Garden Phase 1 includes our own Mississippi River.  

The Children's Garden will be open to the public during general Quad City
Botanical Center Hours May 6- October 1, 2016.  

General admission applies to visit the Children's Garden!  

Future Projects


The Hobbit House structure is finally complete!


2525 4th Avenue Rock Island, IL 61201

Telephone: 309.794.0991

Our Butterfly Structure is undergoing renovations in it's new location in the gardens.

Look out for this pollinator habitat to be filled with butterflies in the near future!