The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
study spots
Looking for a location to hold a group meeting? We have some of the University's best study spots.
Arb Parking Tip
Free street parking spaces are sometimes available on Oswego St. near the Arb's Geddes Street entrance.
Click here for a map.
In spring, Matthaei and the Arb burst into life. Over 20,000 daffodils in a line emerge and bloom at the Arb The fragrance of lilacs is on the air. Woody plants show off their flowers and the peonies peak in June.
Check out the bloom calendar.

virtual tours

Below is a collection of 360° virtual tours of some of the gardens and natural areas throughout Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum. These virtual tours require the installation of the Apple Quicktime plugin. If the plugin does not download automatically, you may have to download it from here.

Heathdale 2006

very large - 8MB
Bonsai 2006

large - 800k
Conservatory - Arid House

large - 1200k
Conservatory - Warm Temperate House

large - 1200k

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