University of Washington Biology Greenhouse

Enjoy an easy stroll through this 20,000 square foot space filled with plants from around the world.

The UW Biology Greenhouse houses >6,000 plant specimens from around the world. It includes four climate-controlled rooms to house plant collections — warm tropics, cool tropics, arid and “tree of life” — and five climate-controlled rooms for education and research purposes. There is also classroom space for courses in plant biology.

The greenhouse offers free docent led tours for groups of 8+. Tours are typically scheduled on M-T-W-F afternoons and they require 4 weeks advance notice for staffing purposes and can be booked online

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 0.25 mi
  • 200 ft
  • Land Manager: University of Washington
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195
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