Welcome to the Finest
TERRARIUMS in the Portland Metro Area.

"If it doesn't have a lid,
who you trying to kid?"

Here at Roosevelt's Terrariums we specialize in science-based, high humidity, low maintenance, self-contained ecosystem terrariums that last for years. In fact, we warranty our plantings.

My son, James (age 16), and I are partners in our little shop.

Our terrariums provide you with the ideal home for rare and beautiful terrarium plants — like miniature blooming plants, exotic tropical vines, forest-floor ferns and lush live mosses.

Find the Perfect Gift Here:
There is something here for everyone, from our tiniest $3 "Thinking of You" terrarium vials to our ideal size $65 "Thank you so much!" desktop terrariums and on up to our $150+ "Happy Birthday/Happy Anniversary/Congratulations" special occasion terrariums gifts.

If you can't come in to pick it out yourself, just order by phone and we will deliver it for just $19 per address, or, purchase a gift card over the phone and we will mail it out for you, free of charge.

Roosevelt’s Terrariums is amazing! If you love plants of all kinds, you’re going to fall in love the second you walk in the door! On top of having a VAST selection of terrariums (of course), they also have carnivorous plants and framed butterflies, so that’s pretty cool too :)
— Caitlin L. in Portland, OR

Plant Your Own Terrarium Classes:
For the budget minded we offer the most popular terrarium classes in the world (It's true. We have more how-to classes with more students per week than anyone else we can find.) You can get more terrarium for your money by taking our 2-hour class and planting your own terrarium under our instruction with our clean and healthy plants and materials.

Our Terrarium Classes are some of the most popular classes in town.

Fantastic experience. Would recommend this class to anyone interested in terrariums.
— Terrarium Class Member, April 24, 2016

Wardian Case Terrariums:
On the high end our specialty is to design and build extraordinary custom Wardian terrarium cases that provide healthy homes for poison dart frogs. We can build these wood and glass cases to fit your interests, your space, your style and your budget. Interior Designer courtesy discounts apply.

We loved the history lesson and the whole process. It was a very fun date with my husband and our friends. We are happy and excited with our terraniums.
— Terrarium Class Members, April 10, 2016
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A City of Glass:
We also represent the most extraordinary terrarium glassware found anywhere in the U.S. in every imaginable shape and size. You've got to come and see it for yourself.

There are over 200,000 different varieties of orchid in the world. (We carry only the most beautiful and easy to grow.)

If you’re an admirer of terrariums, you MOSSt visit this charming shop. There is such an extensive selection here, I’m easily overwhelmed.
— Nadia P. in Portland, OR
 
Our beta fighting fish, aquatic plants & aquatic frog combination bowls are a great way to enjoy the beauty nature.

Our beta fighting fish, aquatic plants & aquatic frog combination bowls are a great way to enjoy the beauty nature.

There can be nothing in the world more beautiful than the Yosemite, the groves of the giant sequoias and redwoods, the Canyon of the Colorado, the Canyon of the Yellowstone, the Three Tetons; and our people should see to it that they are preserved for their children and their children’s children forever, with their majestic beauty all unmarred.
— T. Roosevelt

Why are we called Roosevelt's Terrariums?  First, because he was avidly into natural history as a hobby. And second, because I present historical/motivational presentations of Theodore Roosevelt's "Strenuous Life" talks for business conventions.

“Fantastic experience. Would recommend this class to anyone interested in terrariums.”
— — Terrarium Class Member, April 24, 2016

Our largest terrarium...thus far.

Street Address:
Roosevelt's Terrariums
1510 SE 44th Ave., Apt. 101,
Portland, OR 97215

Summer Shop Hours:

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays
11 am to 3 pm
Thursdays & Saturdays
11 am to 6 pm
(Our terrarium classes now run Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays,
3:30 to 5:30 pm & 6:30 to 8:30 pm and Saturday mornings 8:30 to 10:30 am)
Sundays & Mondays — Closed to Enjoy Church & Family Life

Email: RooseveltsPDX@gmail.com
Phone: (503) 734 - 9996
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Air plants are one of our specialties.

Air plants are one of our specialties.

Have a seat and a cup of coffee while we plant your new terrarium.

My husband and I had a wonderful time there and we’re amazed at all of the different options of terrariums.
— Ileah K. 02/2016

We build these Wardian Terrarium Cases to showcase what extraordinary means.

Great store, the owner was very friendly and knowledgeable, I would definitely recommend this business - the class that I took was awesome!
— Jessica S. 02/2016
“This is a great little store with extremely friendly and knowledgeable owners. Gregg and his son James make you feel at home, and are willing to answer any terrarium related question you might have. Not only do they sell great looking terrariums but they will custom make one to your liking. ”
— — Levi E. in Seattle, WA

Rosie the Roosevelt Elk gazes down upon our shop.