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Centennial Botanical Conservatory Doors Open Thunder Bay

Centennial Botanical Conservatory

Built by the Fort William Parks Board in honour of Canada’s centennial, construction of this 18-tonne structure began in 1965. In November 1967, this oasis opened as one of only 10 conservatories in the country. The 1,096-square-metre (11,800-square-foot) viewing area features cascading waterfalls, pools and winding pathways among an extensive display of exotic flowers, plants and fruit-bearing trees.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Full wheelchair access
  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Washrooms

Contact info

1601 Dease Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Telephone: 807-622-7036


Year built: 1967
Architect: Lord & Burnham Company Ltd.
Building type: Attraction
Landscape: Garden

Dates/hours open

Saturday September 8, 2018
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Centennial Botanical Conservatory 1601 Dease Street