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Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory

1100 S Calhoun St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3007
+1 260-427-6440
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Botanical Conservatory worth the time

The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory in Ft. Wayne, IN is a very nice place to spend a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tipton, Indiana
Great stroll through the gardens

A nice place to spend an hour or so downtown. Staff was very friendly and the gardens were great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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1100 S Calhoun St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3007
+1 260-427-6440
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory in Ft. Wayne, IN is a very nice place to spend a morning or afternoon and see many different species of plants in different environments. The under roof part of the conservatory is generally divided into three main sections - a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to spend an hour or so downtown. Staff was very friendly and the gardens were great. Definitely visit the cafe - the food is excellent and the staff are wonderful as well!

Thank TheTravelFishes
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is a beautiful place, with a variety of plants that are fun and interesting to see, it would be better if more of the plants were labeled. Many left us wondering what they were. There are areas for kids that are educational and fun,...More

Thank srmvalleygirl
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Was visiting in town and decided to visit the Botanical Gardens and take a trip down memory lane. My husband and I were married there almost 33 years ago in the second room. Much of it looks the same, but much has changed. The addition...More

Thank U1999QHlindaw
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I spent over an hour wandering through the conservatory and one could spend more time. Much of it is in greenhouses, but there is also a large outdoor area that is very pretty. There are a huge number of of blooming flowers. Many of the...More

Thank NewOrleansSwimmer
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Went to FFBC for Jazz Night at the end of the Three Rivers Festival. Just $5 entry fee. Good Jazz Music by John Renz and Friends and the Todd Harrold Band. Good food by Shigs 'N Pit, and drinks by Friends of the FFBC. Great...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The botanical conservatory is bigger and better than I expected. I've seen their talking tree on TV. Kids' activities are available, too.

Thank ClioChicago_Illinois
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Lovely place in downtown Fort Wayne. Beautiful gardens, nicely kept. Nice place for backdrop of family photos.

Thank Debbi F
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We took our grandchildren in for a quicky photo shoot. Multiple areas with in to take portraits. Make sure to visit the talking/moving tree. The kids loved it. And the "worm Hole"

Thank daqattaq
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We were attending the National Rubix Cube at the convention center down town. We visited the botanical gardens which are directly across the street. We enjoyed the visit. They have three main gardens, featured dahlias, rainforest and dessert. You can easily spend an hour or...More

Thank Elsa R
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Gail S
26 July 2017|
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Response from Kathy L | Reviewed this property |
I would call the Botanical. When the butterfly exhibit is there, all are in a tent. The butterflies do land on you. Anytime we have visited there has never been a line to enter the butterfly tent.