Explore the Conservatory Greenhouse

With growing habitats for tropical succulents, begonias, bromeliads, orchids, and a propagation room, the ever changing landscape of the Greenhouse is well worth the visit - especially during the cold winter months!

Hours & Admission
Fridays
10:00am - 1:00pm

Free admission and parking

As the Greenhouse is staffed entirely by Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary volunteers, we encourage guests to call us at 248.645.3149 ahead of your desired visit date to confirm availability. 

Photograph of an orchid in the Conservatory Greenhouse at Cranbrook House & Gardens.

History
1908: Cranbrook's original greenhouse was attached to Cranbrook House.
1910: A new greenhouse designed by Marcus Burrows was built on the current site.
1920: The 1920 greenhouse designed by Burrows was destroyed by a fire.
1950: Thirty years after the fire, the greenhouse was rebuilt.
2008: Ongoing renovations began with funds from the Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary and the Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary Endowment Fund.