CNS greenhouses support faculty and student research, house historical and rare New England plants, and offer the public an opportunity to admire unusual plants in a beautiful conservatory setting.
CNS Research and Education Greenhouse
The Research and Education Greenhouse consists of a Silver-rated LEED facility, built in 2011, and includes 12 separate rooms in two wings that serves as both greenhouse and laboratory. The facility also includes a renovated greenhouse with four rooms of upgraded teaching and research facilities.
The six Morrill Greenhouses are primarily devoted to teaching and house a collection of over 680 genera comprising more than 225 families. This facility is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, and visitors are always welcome.
The Durfee Conservatory is the university’s oldest greenhouse facility, opened in 1867. It is open to visitors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.