Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Search again Edit this page
United States of America - Iowa - Dubuque

Institution Code: DMP

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

OVERVIEW: We are the only arboretum and botanical garden in the U.S. maintained entirely by volunteers. [More than 350 dedicated individuals maintain the trees, plants, and shrubs.] All are labeled throughout the 56-acre property.

HOURS: The grounds are open daily (7 am to dusk).

ADMISSION: There is NO admission charge. [Donations are always welcome and are tax-deductible. We are a 501(c)3.]

ABOUT:
. Music in the Gardens | Free Summer Concerts
. Arboretum | Conifers, Shrubs, Ornamental Trees, GPS Tree Mapping
. Gardens | Annuals + Perennials, Cacti, Childrens, Garden of Eat'n, English, Herb, Hosta, Hydrangea, Japanese, Prairie, Rose, Wildflower, More
. Art | Sculptures throughout the grounds
. Facility Rental | Weddings + Private Events

ACCESSIBILITY: Wheelchair.

TOURS: Please call (563.556.2100) to arrange group tours. Golf carts are available.

Main Address:
Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
3800 Arboretum Drive
Dubuque
Iowa 52001 United States of America

Telephone: (563) 556-2100
Fax:
URL: https://dubuquearboretum.net/
Primary Email: director@dubuquearboretum.net

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Jenna Hirtz, Director
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1980
  • Physical Data
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 21 Hectares
  • Total Area: 23 Hectares
    Latitude: 42.5305440
    Longitude: -90.7206010
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
  • Local Address: 3800 Arboretum Drive
  • Locality: City: Dubuque
  • Locality: State: Iowa

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 23
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 75000
    Number of Volunteers: 350

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:ARBORETUM: Conifers, Shrubs, Ornamental Trees, GPS Tree Mapping

    GARDENS: Annuals + Perennials, Cacti, Childrens, Garden of Eat'n, English, Herb, Hosta, Hydrangea, Japanese, Prairie, Rose, Wildflower, More

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes