The Biology Department Greenhouses serve the faculty and students at the Boston Harbor campus by providing the ideal environment to learn about plants. Numerous collections of plants native to tropical, desert, and temperate climates are present for research and for demonstration of the diversity of the plant kingdom. The greenhouses are located on the fourth floor of the Science Building at the University of Massachusetts Boston harbor campus.


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    Monday 9 a.m. 4 p.m.
    Tuesday 9 a.m. 4 p.m.
    Wednesday 9 a.m. 4 p.m.
    Thursday 9 a.m. 4 p.m.
    Friday 9 a.m. 4 p.m.

    Call 617.287.6580 for special arrangements or tours.

Meet the Greenhouse Manager

Meet Jim Allen

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Miguel Fana

Class of 2013

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