Iowa State University

Reiman Gardens

Iowa State University, Ames
  • Dayna P.
    "Stop by the butterfly wing!"(2 Tips)
    Chelsea H.
    "The most beautiful gardens in iowa!"(2 Tips)
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  • Jesse S.
    If you live in Ames, and want a well maintained, ever changing place to relax outside, get a membership!
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    The wheelchair available for disabled visitors
  • Chelsea H.
    Chelsea HoyëJuly 27, 2013
    The butterfly garden is amazing!
  • Chelsea H.
    Chelsea HoyëJuly 27, 2013
    The most beautiful gardens in iowa!
  • Juice Magazine
    Juice MagazineSeptember 19, 2012
    Reiman Gardens is one of the largest public gardens in Iowa, and features indoor and outdoor gardens, a 2,500 square-foot butterfly wing, five greenhouses and more. Read more
  • Lauren S.
    Not worth time or money
  • David R.
    David RApril 15, 2012
    Check out the awesome Lego sculptures made out of 500,000+ bricks!
  • David R.
    David RDecember 31, 2011
    Butterflies & moths live for about 2 Weeks. In a study we conducted, we found the average to be 16.5 days & longest living individual was 221 days old!
  • David R.
    David RDecember 31, 2011
    Our current permit has over 1008 species. We get about 350 chrysalides & cocoons each week. And abt 40 are released into the wing each day.
  • David R.
    David RDecember 31, 2011
    We have up to 800 butterflies/moths in flight at once representing 70-80 species
  • Dayna P.
    Dayna PitcherOctober 6, 2011
    Stop by the butterfly wing! With permits for over 1,000 species, you're sure to see different ones each time!
  • LC
    LCJuly 16, 2011
    Congratulations Craig and Melisse!
  • Evan[Bu]
    Evan[Bu]July 15, 2011
    Score points with your lady friend and take her here. Because it is a known fact, women love the palm trees!
  • Evan[Bu]
    Evan[Bu]July 15, 2011
    Butterfly lovers rejoice!
  • Ed M.
    Ed MoranJanuary 4, 2011
    The perfect place for a wedding or other private event! Give Lee Chapman a call at (515)294-8994!
  • David R.
    David RDecember 30, 2010
    Admission is FREE for all ISU students that show their ISU Card
  • Ed M.
    Ed MoranDecember 28, 2010
    Be sure to check out the gift shop while you're here! Free admission if you just want to shop!
  • David R.
    David RDecember 4, 2010
    Come into the warm butterfly house!
  • Ed M.
    Ed MoranApril 14, 2010
    Be sure to come out and see the largest concrete gnome in the world!
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