Sunday, July 05, 2015
FGC: What is a Weed?

FGC: What is a Weed?

July 25, 11 am- 1 pm 

Gift Shop

Gift Shop

Visit the Gift Shop for seasonal items galore!



July 18, 7-10 pm.  Conservatory admission applies. 

Family Fun Day

Family Fun Day

July 14, 10 am-3 pm.  Regular Conservatory admission applies.

The Pollinators' Garden

The Pollinators' Garden

April 11-July 5.  

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Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory

logo 150Always in Season: Surround yourself with nature at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory ~ an oasis in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne Indiana. Visit the Showcase Garden with its lush seasonal displays, wander through the Tropical Garden where orchids and palms thrive in the shadows of a cascading waterfall, or retreat to the quiet beauty of the Desert Garden.

"The Pollinators' Garden"

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"The Pollinators' Garden"
13th Annual Live Butterfly Exhibit

April 11-July 5, 2015

What is pollination? Why is it so important? We are all familiar with butterflies and honeybees, but did you know that other animals pollinate flowers?  Read more...

Upcoming Events & Notices

Check out all of the events including: Family Garden Close-Up, Botanical Brown BagBotanically inspired classes and much more. 

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Calling all school teachers.  Are you planning two field trips in one day?  Feeling overwhelmed?  Click here to make it easier by checking out our new 2forU program

DSCN3836Painted Lady Caterpillar Hatching Kits Available!

Watch the miracle of Metamorphosis by hatching your own Painted Lady butterfly!
The Botanical Conservatory will sell “Painted Lady” Caterpillar Hatching Kits in the Conservatory gift shop through the end of our butterfly exhibit on 07/05/2015. The kits are $5.00 each and include a Painted Lady Butterfly Caterpillar, habitat box, food for the caterpillar, and care instructions. After your butterfly hatches, you may release it outdoors as long as temperatures are above 55 degrees F. We receive Painted Lady butterfly larvae on a regular basis ~ however, please call 260-427-6440 to verify that the butterfly kits are currently in stock!

2016 Artist Open Call

The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory will hold an open call for artists’ submissions for the 2016 exhibit year. The Conservatory will accept digital samples of work during the open call July 7-12, 2015. Artists chosen to produce a 2-month display at the gardens will be announced on the Conservatory’s web site on August 6.

Conservatory Open Call Submission Form for 2016

City Safari Day Camp

The City Safari Day Camp is FULL for this summer! Check out the City Safari link for additional information.

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Become a member of the Botanical Conservatory and discover all we have to offer! Check out the Join or Renew link for all the information!


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Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
1100 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 427-6440


Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Sunday Noon - 4pm
Closed: Mondays, New Years Day, Christmas Day


Adults $5
Children (ages 3-17) $3
Age 2 and under Free