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Centennial Botanical Conservatory

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1601 Dease Street West | West Off Balmoral Avenue, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7C 5H4, Canada
+1 807-622-7036
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Indoor Botannical garden open year-round

Garden is small and will only take a half hour of your time to look through unless you are a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ruth P
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Grand Bank, Canada
Small and only partially open

It said they had animals, they don't. Most of the cacti are in pots and there were few flowers. All... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Gaynor h
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grandmahenry
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1601 Dease Street West | West Off Balmoral Avenue, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7C 5H4, Canada
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+1 807-622-7036
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"tropical plants"
in 8 reviews
"donation box"
in 4 reviews
"cold winter day"
in 3 reviews
"donations are accepted"
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"dead of winter"
in 2 reviews
"mini vacation"
in 2 reviews
"read a book"
in 3 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"cactus"
in 17 reviews
"lemon"
in 6 reviews
"limes"
in 3 reviews
"oxygen"
in 2 reviews
"benches"
in 6 reviews
"blooming"
in 3 reviews
"meditate"
in 2 reviews
"intoxicating"
in 2 reviews
"luscious"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Garden is small and will only take a half hour of your time to look through unless you are a botanist or an entusiast. Very beautiful cactus collection, but no access to the room permitted. The outside of the building had a nice display of...More

Thank Ruth P
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

It said they had animals, they don't. Most of the cacti are in pots and there were few flowers. All in all a bit of a let-down.It is however, free.

Thank Gaynor h
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Such a beautiful place to relax with a good book or a friend and a cup of tea! Plants blooming all year round.

1  Thank Julie_AnnW577
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

A beautiful refuge on a cold windy winter day. My friend and I met at the Conservatory for a walk through the building on a cold windy winter day. We enjoyed the variety of plants, some we recognized, others we didn't. When we arrived there...More

1  Thank Cynthia C
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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place at any time but especially in winter. Great for everyone... from toddlers to elderly.

1  Thank tamarix2016
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by there with my children and wandered thru. Admission is free and a silver collection box at the door. Many different varieties of trees and plants. I enjoyed seeing the citrus trees with the large limes growing and the birds of paradise flowers. It...More

1  Thank cns1201
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Tropical paradise in the middle of winter! Featuring lovely displays of cactus, rare and tropical plants it is often used as a setting for wedding pictures. Make sure you bring your camera when you visit!

1  Thank Randy C
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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Step into this historic conservatory built in 1967 when Canada celebrated its first 100 year anniversary and see the many wonderful plants. I enjoy this place because it has a sense of community and when i travel places like this always attract me first. These...More

1  Thank Paul M
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Especially in winter when it is cold outside, be sure to stop in for a quick visit. Lots to see at all times of the year, including many plants from around the world.

1  Thank johnguthrie
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

A beautiful way to spend an hour walking through tropicals, greenery and vibrant colours! It's all free! (There is a donation box if you wish to donate to the care)

1  Thank Louise T
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Donation at the door!!!
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