Matthaei Botanical Gardens

1800 N. Dixboro Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105


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The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens is 300 acres, and includes outdoor display gardens, the Gaffield Children's Garden, a 10,000+ square-foot conservatory,  natural areas with walking trails, and several research-quality habitats.

The gardens are named after former Michigan regent Frederick C. Matthaei, Sr. and his wife Mildred, who donated 200 acres of land to the University. 

Special features include an Herb Knot Garden, a meditation labyrinth, a demonstration prairie, woodland wildflower, bonsai and rock Gardens, and the Matteson farmstead and historic barns.