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900 Inselruhe Ave, Detroit, MI 48207
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting this place although I have lived in the Detroit metropolitan area for many years. What a pleasant surprise! Both the exterior gardens as well as the plants inside the Conservatory are amazingly well maintained. We loved the tropical section: trees are incredible!...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MorellaUV
Reviewed August 6, 2019

This conservatory is a small space with many lovely flowers and plants. My favorite time to visit is winter when a step inside is a break from the cold. I have however visited in spring and summer and enjoyed all of the visits. The conservatory...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sisterida
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

We went with a large family group that included seniors and young children. We enjoyed the exhibits and the kids loved the scavenger hunt and the stamped souvenirs. What brilliant staff! Instead of buying things we didn’t need, each child could choose a stamp and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank TakeFiveTravel
Reviewed July 1, 2019

Very nice collection of tropical, cactus, fern, and other types of plants. Free to get into and right next to the aquarium. It will be humid in there but many very pretty plants to see.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank wolverine331
Reviewed June 30, 2019

This conservatory on Belle Isle is really pretty! We stopped by today as we were exploring the island, and (with the exception of the heat) I really enjoyed our visit! Not surprisingly, the conservatory is HOT in the summer. Today was a hot day, and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Alexis B
Reviewed June 10, 2019

We made a quick visit to this lovely conservatory last year on a very hot day. It really is well thought out and wandering through the many sections is a delight. Plants from all over the world are grown here. It is a bit cramped...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tymetraveler222
Reviewed February 13, 2019

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!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank samanthabL5582SQ
Reviewed February 12, 2019

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank karlahr
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kellymQ868JN
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a free/donation based facility. It's right next door to the aquarium so its easy to do both in onectrio. Very beautiful grounds and a variety of interesting plants.

Date of experience: November 2018
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April 16, 2017|
Response from VeronicaLeeSusalla | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of parking right in front of the building.
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Response from MichiganMatters | Reviewed this property |
There's not an entrance fee.