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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

1777 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43203-2040
+1 614-715-8000
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Beautiful Butterflies

My husband and I were visiting The Franklin Park Conservatory for something to do close to home for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jandcvacationers
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Beautiful

Beautiful gardens and flowers. We didn't see the conservatory because of prices, but the gardens... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a premier botanical landmark and attraction featuring exceptional plant collections, indoor and outdoor gardens, seasonal art and nature-based exhibitions, and a dynamic array of events for visitors of all ages.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1777 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43203-2040
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+1 614-715-8000

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I were visiting The Franklin Park Conservatory for something to do close to home for our 39th anniversary. We really enjoyed the butterfly room, and the butterfly release where they release more butterflies twice per day. There wasn't really a large amount...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens and flowers. We didn't see the conservatory because of prices, but the gardens are beautiful.

Thank torin74
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is a daily butterfly release in the Pacific Island Water Garden at 1 pm & 3 pm. Aside from the release of additional butterflies there were already multitudes of butterflies floating around the biome at 12:30 when I first entered. The release was right...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I requested that at the end of a butterfly release show, they choose my girlfriend as a "volunteer" to come up, I would then come out and propose to her. I was told that was too complicated and that I should just buy a $5...More

Thank Nizotro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed this place immensely. We loved the different sections for different country's. The butterfly garden was amazing. Excellent trip for families or couples.

Thank Robin N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a Columbus treasure! Our grandkids love to come and we really enjoy the changing exhibits! If you live in town, just get a membership...saves money and you won't miss and exhibit!

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely worth going! Great environment, wonderful place for pictures, inspiration and relaxation Great amené ties and catering service

Thank sbwb9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to a family friends wedding at "The Barn" wedding was outside Weather was perfect and the grounds were absolutely gorgeous The Barn itself is beautiful and spacious The staff were fantastic and very helpful I would highly recommend this venue

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Conservatory Membership throughout the year. Beautiful exhibitions for every season. However, I'm disappointed to find that they are affiliated with Scotts Miracle Grow, the largest distributor of Monsanto's Cancer-Causing (yes, we know this now) Roundup. I would entreat them to stop their affiliation with...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Franklin Park Conservatory is a great destination for photographers and garden enthusiasts. It has so many wonderful garden, plant, and art collections. Visitors can take a stroll through the Himalayan, rainforest, and desert biomes, as well as the Pacific Island Water Garden, Dorothy Davis...More

Thank rescueagreyhound
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JANET D
27 April 2017|
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Response from Franklin Park C... a | Property representative |
Hi Janet, Yes, the Conservatory has two motorized scooters available free of charge on a first come, first serve basis. To "check out" a scooter, a patron can simply leave his/her ID with the Visitor Center while using the... More
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JSFred
14 March 2017|
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Response from Franklin Park C... a | Property representative |
The Blooms & Butterflies exhibition is open now through September 17, 2017. The Conservatory is open daily from 10am-5pm. Thank you for your question!
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Amber W
1 November 2016|
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Response from IrishLake | Reviewed this property |
The outside gardens will either be snow covered, or brown. But the inside displays are open year-round, and they're very nice and climate controlled.
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