Meyer-Deats Conservatory

Looking down the path into the conservatory


Dedicated in 1980, the Meyer-Deats Conservatory in the Snyder Building is especially popular during the winter months, when visitors crave a “tropical” break. The small conservatory features permanent bromeliad, orchid and cactus collections, as well as ferns and other tropical and subtropical plants.


  • After you gain entry past the Arboretum gatehouse, follow the drive to the RIGHT
  • Turn right at the first stop sign
  • Park in one of the Visitor's Center Parking Lot bays
  • As you exit the parking lot, the Snyder Building is the building to your LEFT (just east of the larger Visitor Center). You will see a flagpole in front of the building


  • From the parking lot, enter the Snyder Building into the Snyder Lobby
  • Turn LEFT and head down the hallway past the literature racks
  • CONTINUE STRAIGHT past the Snyder Auditorium
  • On your LEFT will be a window-lined hallway that leads to the Conservatory

Snyder Building First Floor Map

Colored map of the first floor of the Snyder Building