Muttart Conservatory

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Canada - Alberta - Edmonton

Institution Code: MUTCO

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Muttart Conservatory
City of Edmonton
9626 - 96A Street
Alberta T6C 4L8 Canada

Telephone: (780) 442-5311
Fax: (780) 496-8747
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Denise Prefontaine, Director
    Curator's Name: James McIvor, Horticulture Team Leader
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Donna Hamel, Horticulturist

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1976
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Latitude: 53.53536
    Longitude: -113.47901
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Over 700 spp. From diverse range of climatic conditions. Show Pyramid plus tropical pyramid (orchids, Passiflora, Hibiscus, Strelitzia, palms and fig trees; temperate pyramid and arid pyramid with plants that originate in North America, the Mediterranean

Conservation Programmes

  • Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes