Grugapark und Botanischer Garten der Stadt Essen

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Germany - Deutschland - Essen

Institution Code: ESSEN

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Grugapark und Botanischer Garten der Stadt Essen
Virchowstraße 167a
D-45147 Germany - Deutschland

Telephone: +49 (0)201/88 83001
Fax: +49 (0)201/88 83007
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Eckhard Spengler, Manager
    Curator's Name: Thomas Hanster, Park Management
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1927
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 70 Hectares
    Latitude: 51.4396
    Longitude: 6.9795
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Rhododendron, conifers, roses, bromeliads, orchids, decorative house plants

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes