Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory

300 River Place Drive, Suite 2800
Detroit, MI 48207

313-852-4064

The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory was opened in 1904 and was designed by Albert Kahn, modeled after Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. The Conservatory is divided into 5 distinct sections: The Palm House, Tropical House, Showroom, Cactus House and the Fernery. Mrs. Anna Scripps Whitcomb bequeathed her 600-plant orchid collection to the City of Detroit and the Conservatory. In 1955 the Conservatory was dedicated to her. The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory is open Wednesday through Sunday 10am to 5 pm.

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