The jardin des plantes de Lille is a municipal botanical garden located on the rue du Jardin des plantes, Lille, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. It is open daily without charge.
Today's garden was established in 1948 as a successor to various city botanical gardens dating from 1596. It is one of three botanical gardens in Lille, the others being the Jardin botanique de la Faculté de Pharmacie at the Université de Lille 2, and the jardin botanique Nicolas Boulay at the université catholique de Lille.
The garden is designed as a pleasure park, with botanical plots containing more than 1,500 plants grouped by families; an orangery containing Mediterranean plants such as mimosa, oleander, and eucalyptus; and a tropical greenhouse which rises to a height of eight meters and houses some 12,000 plants including…
Phone +33 3 28 36 13 50
Address 306 Rue du Jardin des Plantes, 59000 Lille, France
Coordinates 50°36'54.626" N 3°4'5.704" E