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Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory

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Address: 1100 S Calhoun St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3007
Phone Number: (260) 427-6440
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Nice outing

Had a nice time taking visitors through the observatory. There is a place for kids to play and learn. Kind of wish that some parts were a little more immersive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Adrienne H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a nice time taking visitors through the observatory. There is a place for kids to play and learn. Kind of wish that some parts were a little more immersive.

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Thank Adrienne H
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I were surprised at how big this area is and how they are able to fit so much in to a little space. They have different climates set-up that you can walk through as well as interactive displays for kids. The displays were a bit too old for my almost 3 year old and were probably more... More 

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Thank 326Traveller
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visit this 2-3 each year. There are seasonal changes and programs that make the experience new each time. Great for kids and grand kids. Don't miss this one if your a Fort Wayne visitor.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Botanical Conservatory on a Saturday afternoon during the Three Rivers Festival. At the time they had a Butterfly Exhibit on loan. This place has three different sections for floral and plant displays, a tropical area and an arid area. The staff at the front desk are very pleasant and informative. The cost was only $5.00 each for... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love the fact that you can have live butterflies around you. The different areas are great and you can take a lot of pictures but the fact that it can be used as an event site is great.

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Thank Melvia C
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A walk through each climate presents opportunities to learn about that temperate. From desert to tropics, this is a gem in Fort Wayne's entertainment list.

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Thank Irvin A
Charleston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Botanical garden located in heart of the city. Addresses multiple garden types. Easy access . Has attractions for young at heart plus young in years. Has section to buy local plants at reasonable prices. Gift shop small but has a variety at reasonable prices. Nice sandwich and coffee shoppe.with a variety of foods. Coffee selection limited

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Thank Shelia & Ray S
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Right now they have the butterfly garden. A limited amount of people are allowed in the enclosed surroundings to see the butterflies up close,It has a rain forest and a desert area. It has a great gift shop.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The botanical conservatory was a nice stop. Nothing spectacular. Nothing really spectacular from a flowering perspective inside the garden, which was disappointing, but the butterflies were a nice surprise. It's a small conservatory, so you can do the whole thing in an hour. The walk through the outside waterway, with the broken glass ribbon in the water was a pretty... More 

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Thank MsMelis66
Harlan, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Where do I begin,this place is wonderful no matter what time of year you go.They have great activities during holiday's and it's also a nice quiet way to spend the day when nothing is going on.They have beautiful exhibit's and flower's in different area's of the conservatory.Really neat area with goldfish,good place to read book's with the kid's and have... More 

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