Bloedel Conservatory
The conservatory opened in 1969 and was constructed through a donation from lumber magnate Prentice Bloedel. The conservatory with its iconic trigonometric dome sits on the highest point of the city, in Queen Elizabeth Park . Enter a miniature world of waterfalls and bamboo bridges. You can talk to parrots or enjoy the tropical plant collection of nearly 500 species. Colorful fish swim in an indoor pond. The huge conservatory is also home to seasonal garden displays. In January 2013, the Conservatory came under the management of VanDusen Botanical Garden, located a few blocks away off Oak Street at W.37th Avenue.

Located atop Queen Elizabeth Park, the Bloedel Conservatory was incorporated into the mangement structure of VanDusen Botanical Garden in January 2013.
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