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Garfield Park Conservatory

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Large and Beautiful Botanical Garden

The garden hosts some of the oldest palm trees and cacti from across the US. The garden is very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
One of the largest greenhouse conservatories in the United States

Garfield Park Conservatory is one of the largest greenhouse conservatories in the United States... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60624-1996
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The garden hosts some of the oldest palm trees and cacti from across the US. The garden is very clean and well maintained. The place is free, so there is that as well. Only thing is that it should have a small cafe or something...More

Thank KevinAndrew356
Reviewed 6 days ago

Garfield Park Conservatory is one of the largest greenhouse conservatories in the United States. Located at 300 North Central Park Avenue, in Garfield Park, on Chicago's West Side, it is often referred to as "landscape art under glass" because it occupies approximately 4.5 acres inside...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is definitely worth the walk to Garfield Park Conservatory - such a tranquil place within the city. The planting is lush and tropical. Definitely a calming environment.

Thank H L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful mostly indoor park with an array of plant life. Beautiful, peaceful, interesting and mesmerizing. A great morning or afternoon walk, appreciating the beauty of the different plants and getting ideas for designing your own garden.

Thank Travelbuff82
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful plants, so many typies, a lot are labeled. Few different rooms like the fern room and orchid room. Staff are friendly and like to talk about the plants. If your headed to the zoo, take the short jaunt to the conservatory!!!

Thank Amanda t
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a nice collection of plants across 5 different rooms. It is a very far away from the other main attractions in central town, so unless you are really into conservatories it might not be worth the destination.

1  Thank 8SAB8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is no charge to visit this very large, beautiful, peaceful place (donations welcome). Both indoors and outdoors are arranged in themes to display plants from around the world. The building is comprised of eight large glass rooms. The largest is the Palm House with...More

Thank lobstaluva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is massive and it's free! Serene and educational. Boring for kids, I think, though they did have one room completely designed for kids with an excellent slide. Beautiful and well worth the time.

Thank taraship
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was very peaceful. Children will have a great time. It would be a great place just to soak up nature. Has beautiful flowers, trees and plants.

Thank mariamG6842XF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive conservatory (very good but not world-class) that has several glass houses. Huge palms, lovely fern house (my fave), great succulent room. Don’t forget to check out the outdoor areas in the back, great place for a picnic

Thank Thomas M
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Abigail S
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The Christmas flowers will be there now. 90 minutees to 2 hrs is what I would book.