Matthaei Botanical Gardens

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Matthaei Botanical Gardens

1800 N Dixboro Rd · Ann Arbor, MI

How to find us

Matthaei Botanical Gardens is located north and east of central campus near the U-M East Ann Arbor Health Center and Domino’s Farms. We will meet in front of the Lobby and Garden Store between 1:50-2:00 pm.

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Join us for an afternoon at Matthaei Botanical Gardens. There will be a lot in bloom at this time of the year. If you have not visited the botanical gardens, you are missing out. It's beautiful all year round and free to visit. Parking is $1.70 an hour. Maps and visitor guide available at the botanical gardens website:

From the Botanical Garden website:

"Our Mission:
Promoting environmental enjoyment, stewardship and sustainability through education, research and interaction with the natural world.

Our Vision:
We will be the center for rich and diverse nature-based experiences for the University of Michigan and its surrounding communities. We will provide exceptionally beautiful gardens and natural areas for enjoyment. We will train a new generation of environmental leaders in sustainability, conservation and ecological restoration and engage research that deepens our understanding of plants, ecology, and the role of nature in our lives."