The Centennial Botanical Conservatory is a fascinating place to visit. It was originally opened in 1967 by the Fort William Parks Board as a Centennial project intended as a legacy to the citizens of Thunder Bay.
The central and largest room in the Conservatory is the tropical house - a humid arboretum where exotic flowers, trees, shrubs and other plants from around the world are featured in a year-round tropical setting.
Hours: Seven days a week, 1 to 4 pm. Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day, Good Friday.
Group Admission Rates: Schools & Non-Profit Organizations free
Weddings Ceremonies/Photos: 1/2-hour session $59.54; 1-hour session $119.08, incl. HST. Reservations required: call Booking at 625-2941.
Location: Dease Street loop, west off Balmoral Avenue.
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In addition to maintaining the plants and displays at the Conservatory, staff also grow and plant flowers and hanging floral displays throughout the City's park system. The Sunken Gardens at Hillcrest Park is one of most popular floral displays in the City.