Where in the Garden are you?

How well do you know the Chicago Botanic Garden? Find out with our mystery photo challenge! Guess these objects and where to find them with our close-up snapshots.

Click on the picture to reveal the answer to each clue below.

Mystery Photo Challenge

Clue: Right past here, you’ll find six unique rooms filled with flowers, herbs, and more. A nostalgic sense of romance and beauty washes all around. Within, you’ll find a sleepy stone beast, an aged cistern, and beautiful bricks too.

Mystery Photo Challenge

Clue: This shadow reveals a link between your world and paradise—symbolically, of course. Cross it and discover a thought-provoking journey.

Mystery Photo Challenge

Clue: Here you’ll find a great view of the entire Garden and a bridge to plant conservation science.

Mystery Photo Challenge

Clue: This object is one part of a pair. It’s made of steel but its partner is made of granite. It’s also a place where visitors can take a load off.

Mystery Photo Challenge

Clue: This object towers over the land and casts a long shadow, but it is rarely silent.

Mystery Photo Challenge

Clue: If you’re standing in a garden fit for royalty, peek through these terra-cotta tiles to find this place. It’s lined with parallel rows of pruned trees.

Mystery Photo Challenge

Clue: This object is always timely—if the sun is shining.


Find these spots and more on your next visit to the Garden.

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Author: 
Leena Saleh and Robin Carlson
Title: 
Marketing and Editorial Content Writer and Photographer
Published: 
March 5, 2021
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