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The conservatory is so beautiful and a nice escape from the cold weather in the winter. Seeing all the beautiful flowers brightens your day. Each time I go, I discover new plants and trees. Definitely a must see & do!
A jewel on Belle Isle! My favorite place to visit each and every time I am in Detroit. It's a mini vacation on a snowy grey day. My favorites are the orchids but the succulent room is amazing as well. Young and old alike will...More
This place looked pretty gross from the outside, but pleasantly surprised me when I entered. There are many rooms—each one better than the last. Plants nicely labeled and taken good care of. They plan on pouring millions into this place. It will be even more...More
Visited on a chilly Saturday with my husband & father in law. The glass dome is beautiful and very distinctive of this type of attraction in Europe.
Amazing that it’s free to visit, although donations are welcomed. There were a number of visitors but it...More
This visit was one of the highlights of my trip to Detroit. The conservatory is a lovely, dome shaped building that houses an amazing collection of tropical plants an succulents. The tropical plants include exotics such as banana trees, a papaya tree, and orchids. Of...More
Located on pretty Belle Isle, this charming conservatory's glass and steel structure, reminded me of many I've seen in Europe. With five distinct sections, Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory showcases a wide range of plants from around the world and best of all it's free. The...More
We stopped in at 4:40pm, and expected to be shooed away since they were closing at 5:00pm...
But! To our surprise we were greeted with kindness and smiles.
We just wanted a quick stroll with out of town guests and it was really lovely and...More