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Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory

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Address: 8109 Jefferson Avenue, Belle Isle, Detroit, MI 48207
Phone Number: 313 852 4065
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Conservatory as good as always.

Very well appointed conservatory with numerous plants and flowers. easy to navigate through and relatively comfortable given the need for temperature control for the exotic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Shelby Twp. MI
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I'll keep this one short and sweet My wife and I chose and paid for this conservatory for use as a wedding venue The staff we dealt with were unprofessional Another bride showed up and tried to enter our space to take pictures an hour and 30 minutes before our reservation was up

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Shelby Twp. MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Very well appointed conservatory with numerous plants and flowers. easy to navigate through and relatively comfortable given the need for temperature control for the exotic plants.

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Dearborn, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I have visited the conservatory since I was a small child. I am now in my seventies. It brought back a lot of memories. I would have like to have seen more plant info on the labels. Thank goodness, the conservatory was saved when funding was very short.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The conservatory at Belle Isle was a complete surprise and just lovely....would make a beautiful wedding locale.

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Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A cool fact about this place is that it is the oldest, continually operating conservatory in the United States and while it may look dated, it was a very pleasant walk through the north and south wing which features five distinct sections; The Palm House, Tropical House, Showroom, Cactus House and the Fernery. Cacti and desert plants as well as... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I have been stopping into the Conservatory for several years. It has been a wonderful oasis in the harshness of Detroit for so long. But now that Detroit is starting to rise from the ashes and Belle Isle has had a makeover maybe this place will get more notice and donations. It would be nice to see the formal gardens... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

It is so nice to see all of the families returning to Belle Island and taking in the sites - such as the conservatory. The lilies were beautiful when we visited. It was also a nice day and the daffodils that surrounded the site were beautiful. And like all attractions on Belle Island - once you are on the island... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

One of the many things to do on Belle Isle in downtown Detroit. Huge Glass greenhouse with an Aquarium next door. Nice collection of plants from around the world and different climate areas. Free admission

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is my favorite part (or building) on the island. It is a place you can go to no matter the weather, and have your spirits lifted. The folks who work there are usually always friendly, but you have the occasional cranky lady at the reception desk. I have many beautiful photos of the flowers, and I appreciate being able... More 

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Grand Rapids MIchigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

there is such a wide variety of plants here. Labeled very well and all kept up. We loved it and we're here with 2 teen aged boys

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Address: 8109 Jefferson Avenue, Belle Isle, Detroit, MI 48207
Phone Number: 313 852 4065
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit

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