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Garfield Park Conservatory

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Friendly volunteers welcome you on arrival & offer answers to any questions you have as you walk... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sarah E
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Beautiful Gardens

This place has a huge collection of plants in their indoor and outdoor gardens. There are 7... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Betty C
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300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60624-1996
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Reviewed yesterday 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 1 week ago

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

Thank Betty C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came as adjoining the zoo. When we went the temperature was in the high eighties to start. To say it was humid and hot in the conservatory is an understatement. The plants though are gorgeous and well worth a look. Would have stayed longer if...More

1  Thank IAN O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Garfield Park Conservatory is a real gem in Chicago. It's a gorgeous oasis in the city and a wonderful way to escape the cold winters/springs. I especially love the fern room, desert house, and the seasonal flower shows. There are some peaceful little nooks where...More

Thank Ryan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised to find the conservatory in the middle of the city. There is no admission to the conservatory. (They ask for a $5/person donation.) The conservatory, inside and out is beautiful. Lots of different types of plants including a cactus room. Worth...More

Thank Green24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely orchids and ferns on display at Garfield Park. A warm spot to visit if its a cold day in Chicago.

Thank soilsister_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I pass this place all the time. I knew there were plants in there, but WOW. So well curated. Thank you for the memorable experience and incredible photos I still look at when I want to feel inspired by beauty.

Thank Roxane-Michael
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a jewel in the heart of the city!! Peaceful, manageable, not crowded, affordable..... A perfect outing!!!

Thank MJ L
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The Conservatory is a great place to spend a few hours, especially if you’re on a budget! It’s absolutely free and has plenty of benches and secluded nooks for sitting, chatting, reading, or just enjoying the gorgeous greenery. All of the plants are labeled, and...More

2  Thank Anna D
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Went to Garfield Park and had a wonderful time! When you walk up, you see it’s big - but it is WAY bigger than it seems. I cannot believe how much there is to see. Make sure you go to the ponds outside!

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