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Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory

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Bird Watching, Arboretums, Gardens, School Trip, Educational, Green
524 S Layton Blvd, Milwaukee, WI
URL: Mitchell Park Horticultural...  Phone: 414-257-5611

Activity Overview

Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory is a plant conservatory that is located at Mitchell park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The conservatory consists of three beautiful domes, these glass domes are in a beehive-shape. Each of three domes describe a different climate and related plant life. There is a floral show dome, Tropical dome and Desert dome. A central lobby connects the three domes. The domes look really stunning in the night when they are lighted. Milwaukee county residents can enjoy a free admission to the conservatory on Mondays.

Things to Do

  • Experience and learn about diversity of plant life in a naturalistic setting inside the beautiful glass domes, the Tropical dome displays 1,200 species of tropical plants, and some tropical birds. Experience a tropical climate and see plants including banana, cocoa, coffee, guava, avocado, black pepper and other spices, ebony, neem, vanilla, and grapefruit.
  • Visit the desert dome and experience unique arid climate and plant life, desert dome displays plant species from Africa, South America to North America. See extra ordinary Cacti and succulent plants, shrubs and plants that can survive drought and intense temperatures.
  • The floral show dome displays stunning floral exhibits that are a treat to watch, different floral show exhibits are on display each year. The floral show dome is a photographer's heaven.
  • Families can have picnic in the central lobby. Visit the gift shop for gifts and plants.

Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory Insider Tips

  • The conservatory is stroller and wheelchair accessible.
  • Concerts are held in the domes in the Summer.

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