We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All reviews children's garden tropical plants hiking trails green house plant sales climate zones winter blues peony garden bonsai collection full bloom gift shop per hour wonderful place to visit main building year round free admission special events
We only got to experience the interior atriums, but we definitely plan on returning to do the exterior trails. Well worth the few extra minutes across town to enjoy. Staff is super friendly and grounds were well taken care of. Thank you for a great...More
Matthaei is a retreat from the city. The conservatory is a great place to shake off the winter blues and travel to the tropics. In the spring, songbirds sing in the nearby forest which can be explored by nature trails. The pond is a great...More
3 temperature zone greenhouse, outdoor gardens, bonsai specialty area, nature paths, and a operating childrens garden. All kinds of classes and lectures if you are interested but 'walking around' is free. Easy to find. Parking is $ 1.70/hr on meters. Bring your own picnic (or...More
This is an absolutely wonderful botanic garden. We went through the main greenhouse area to access the outside gardens on a beautiful day. We proceeded to the children’s garden, where our small child didn’t want to leave after 1.5 hours. We saw a bit more...More
My wife and I enjoyed an afternoon here at the beautiful Matthaei Botanical gardens . So much to see . Very relaxing and amazing . The staff are wonderful, as are the grounds . Very well kept. Definitely worth a trip . Will most certainly...More
We saw lots of flowering herbs & perenials. Some even grow where we live in Houston. I loved the succulents & cacti in the conservatory. Even found a few I had never seen before. Fun way to spend a couple hours. Enjoy, we did!