Matthaei Botanical Gardens
Our 350 acres include four nature trails, mature woodlands, wetlands, ponds and a tall grass prairie. We have specialty gardens that feature a native Michigan woodland wildflower garden, a shade garden and a perennial and rose garden. The Herb Knot Garden features medicinal, fragrant, everlasting and culinary herbs. The conservatory contains tropical, warm temperature and desert plant species. We also have an Ethnobotanical Trail, a gateway garden of new world plants and a reconstructed wetland. Be sure to visit the Gardens Gift Shop that houses a variety of nature themed fine art items such as jewelry, blown glass and other items. Hours are open daily 10:00am-4:30pm.