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Tuesday-Saturday 10 am to 5 pm

Thursday 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Sunday 12 Noon to 4 pm

Closed Mondays, Christmas Day and New Year's Day  


Holiday Hours:

Thanksgiving: 4pm - 8pm; Black Friday: 10 am-8 pm 

Admission Rates 

$5 Adults
$3 Children (ages 3-17)
Free ~ Children age 2 & under
Members free 

Group Admission
$4 per person (groups of 20 adults & over)

Youth Education Tours
Click here for more information

Garden facilities are accessible to visitors with disabilities.  

Garden Etiquette
* Please stay on the paths at all times. Walkways may be wet ~ please use caution.
* No smoking is permitted in the facility.

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Photography at the Botanical Gardens

The Conservatory gardens offer lovely year-round settings for photography ~ we encourage you to take photos for personal (non-commercial) use.

To ensure a memorable experience for all our visitors, please follow these guidelines*:

• All photographers and subjects pay regular admission rates 
• Please remain on the paths and always keep the pathways accessible to other visitors
• Keep all equipment and subjects out of flower/plant beds and water features
• Maintain possession of all personal items and photography equipment, we do not have storage available
• Avoid disturbing the plants, flowers and Conservatory furniture and props 
• For their safety, supervise children at all times
• Come already dressed for your photos as we do not have changing facilities
• All photographic subjects must be properly attired as we are a family-friendly, public facility
• Feel free to take photos for artistic or plant compositions or simply to remember your visit!

* Failure to follow the guidelines may result in our request for you and/or your party to leave the facility.

* Posed photography sessions or group photos (including those with a professional photographer) must be authorized and scheduled in advance with the Conservatory at 260-427-6440. (Sessions may include wedding, bridal, engagement, school, senior class, prom, and individual or family portraits.

*Commercial photography sessions must be authorized and scheduled in advance at 260-427-6440. A rate of $200 per hour will apply to all whole or partial hours.

*Media should schedule photo sessions with the Marketing Department at 260-427-6028.

(The credit line “Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory” should be acknowledged in all types of promotions.)

If you have a question, please contact us at 260-427-6440. Thank you for considering the Conservatory for your photography!


Upcoming Events

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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, Christmas Day, New Year's Day

Holiday Hours:

Thanksgiving: 4pm - 8pm; Black Friday: 10 am-8 pm 
Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve: 10 am -5 pm 


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