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Garfield Park Conservatory

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Historic Conservatory

I was raised just outside Chicago in a suburb and I always still love coming into the city to enjoy... read more

Reviewed today
Chicago, Illinois
Impressive conservatory that elevates this neighborhood

Impressive conservatory (very good but not world-class) that has several glass houses. Huge palms... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Thomas M
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60624-1996
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Reviewed today

I was raised just outside Chicago in a suburb and I always still love coming into the city to enjoy the atmosphere and energy of city life. It never gets old. I hadn't been back to the conservatory for some years as the town is...More

Thank meezer3
Reviewed 5 days 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a large and very well run Conservatory - with seasonal displays along with very old and mature tropical trees and flora. They also have a priceless Chihuly glass sculpture display in the Koi pond - well worth a side trip to visit -...More

Thank Beemer01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a city tour for a half day. One of the stops was the Garfield Conservatory. It was fantastic. Our tour only gave us 20 minutes. I was we had at least a couple of hours

Thank Global765617
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Garfield Park always pleases. The green houses and gardens look different each time I go back. I've been there three times this summer. Different plants are in bloom each time and the outdoor plants get more and more lush as the summer goes on and...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited the Garfield Park Conservatory a few times as a family. It is a great spot to take kids after being stuck inside during the winter. It is warm and beautiful! The only thing that makes this a four star is the neighborhood...More

Thank travelingisfun2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An easy el ride from the loop, this conservatory is stunning as is the surrounding park. Watch for the special exhibitions to make it even more enjoyable

Thank IRCClady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice conservatory for its size and it is a nice oasis in the middle of a crazy city. We give it a 4 only because it does not compare to much larger 5 star conservatories but it is worth a visit...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly volunteers welcome you on arrival & offer answers to any questions you have as you walk round. The sausage tree as you go in is very interesting & unusual and the fern & orchid houses house some absolutely beautiful specimens. The grounds outside are...More

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This place has a huge collection of plants in their indoor and outdoor gardens. There are 7 indoor rooms and several outside gardens. The palm house is the biggest room and has plenty of palm trees and tropical plants. The fern room has a big...More

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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.