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Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory

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Address: 1100 South Calhoun Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone Number: (260) 427-6440
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Jewel in the city

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Sheila S
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 Sheila S
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank ginnybre
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Harlan, Indiana
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is fairly small, but well worth your time. They always have a theme going on for the kids. When I went there it was an ocean theme and quite cute.

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Thank Cindy C
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I visit Fort Wayne's Botanic Gardens at least once annually. Kids, grown-ups and seniors all enjoy this attraction. There is a period of time each summer when you can observe or photograph butterflies there. They have interesting plants with alternative medicine uses and a nice desert plant area. All plants are well identified and master gardeners are usually around to... More 

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Elkhart, Indiana
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

When I first heard botanical garden, I was thinking of something much larger. This is quite small, but very nice for the size. When I was there, they had a butterfly exhibit, which was great. They have a desert room and a tropical room as far as the gardens go.

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Thank bookwormlh
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Each time I have been there it has been worth the time. Fun displays for kids, too. A desert display made me feel at home.

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Thank rick b
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6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I shared our very special day with family and friends here on May 28th, 2016. Through every step the staff had been nothing but friendly and helpful. Not to mention the beautiful exhibits we enjoyed seeing. Thank you for allowing us to have our wedding day here.

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Thank rclarice89
Allegan, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Very nice and free parking in lot kiddy corner og facility. So save your parking ticket they validate. I found out after getting change for meter parking. Great place to get photos!

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