Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, Detroit

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  • You just can't go wrong visiting this place. Always good to get back on Belle Isle and the visit would not be complete bw/out visiting the conservatory.  more »
  • My friend and I stopped in after visiting the Aquarium (located next door), and were glad we did. The inside is just beautiful and full of various flowers and plants. I could have easily spent a coupl...  more »
  • Wide variety of plants in large glass observatories on Belle Isle in the Detroit River. Hidden treasure in an urban setting.  more »
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  • I cannot recommend this place highly enough. The amount of effort that goes into maintaining the plants, pond, and conservatory is incredible. If you need to escape the cold and snow and be transported to an exotic paradise for a bit, this will do the trick!
  • One of the best spots on Belle Isle for both architecture fans and plant lovers. I especially love it here during the winter when the humidity and earthy smells of the the tropical room take me to another place. Banana trees, flowering citrus, exotic orchids, and soothing sounds of the fountain keep me on the bench, relaxing in the heat. In the main rotunda are towering 40ft+ palms. The show-room is a great place for a special photoshoot: For Christmas it is filled with poinsettias, at Easter there are lilies, in the fall it is full of Chrysanthemums. In the warmer months visit the fish pond which is especially fun for kids. Also stroll the outdoor gardens that continue to improve every year with new additions to the perennial beds.
  • The conservatory is absolutely beautiful there‚Äôs a wide range of exotic plants from around the world there is even a lemon and Banana tree right here in Michigan amazing 5 Stars!!!
  • Really neat building and exhibits. Worth a visit for sure!
  • Open to the public and a quality experience. Be sure to donate and support them. I recommend this place and will gladly visit again.
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