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Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory

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Address: 1100 S Calhoun St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3007
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+1 260-427-6440
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Great Family Spot to Visit!

I love the seasonal changes that they have. It's never the same. We visit several times a year. Great place to take pictures and explore the best Fort Wayne has to offer.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the seasonal changes that they have. It's never the same. We visit several times a year. Great place to take pictures and explore the best Fort Wayne has to offer.

1 Thank DallasCowboys22
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always go here all the time. The membership is well worth it & the butterfly exhibit is always a favorite & when weather permitting the outside garden is beautiful & sometimes the kids get a little scavenger hunt too.

1 Thank Nikki C
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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114 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My kids, now 11 and 21, always and still enjoy a visit to the Botanical. The exhibits are fun and educational. The theme gardens are changed every three to four months. We were actually married when it was a hippie dippy theme with a Vw van, LOVE block symbol, and big colorful mushrooms. Recently visited when the theme garden was... More 

Thank Kathy L
Fort Wayne, United States
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

An ever changing display of plants, flowers, and trees. This is a good place to learn about all that grows, or just browse and enjoy the beauty of mother nature while staying inside in a controlled environment. If you are into photography, there is a lot of subject matter here.

Thank Michael C
Portage, Indiana
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Interactive exhibits for the children. The theme garden was Mary Poppins and there were fun activities for the kids. Beautiful falls, plants. A return trip is in the stars.

Thank Mary T
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, located in downtown Fort Wayne, is a real gem. Displays are changed frequently, so the gardens always have something in bloom. Don't miss out on the spring gardens--it smells absolutely divine!

Thank ELinsky2015
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great place for all ages. Couples, families, you name it. A ton of activities to keep kids engaged, wonderful programs, events, and displays year round!

Thank Jennifer B
Holland, IN
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41 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

During our wait to go to the Embassy Theatre, we killed some time in this quaint botanical garden. Very interesting array of plants from tropical to being in the desert. There were places to just and enjoy the plants, and even listen to the indoor waterfall

Thank TravelEdHolland_IN
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a wonderful spot--three separate areas with different climates and collections of plants, plus activities, space that can be rented for special events, and more! it's a part of the park department, and is assisted by a large group of volunteers, It would be hard to overstate what a gem this place is! Every spring there is a butterfly... More 

Thank Carol R
Hersey, Michigan
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We were here for the Christmas display and in addition to that, it was very educational. There were two reindeer outside for the children to see and Santa was there. Each of the 12 days of Christmas was exhibited on a Christmas tree and related decor

Thank Cheryl D

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