The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
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.
study spots
Looking for a location to hold a group meeting? We have some of the University's best study spots.

contact us

Telephone: (734) 647-7600
Fax: (734) 998-6205

Matthaei Botanical Gardens
1800 N. Dixboro Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Nichols Arboretum
1610 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Please use the form below for questions about making a gift, educational opportunities, weddings and rentals, research and resources, natural areas, media requests, or to submit feedback or suggestions. For all horticultural and botanical questions such as plant diseases or plant identification, appropriate climate zones, native and invasive species, etc., please visit the Michigan State University Extension site.

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