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Conservatory of Flowers

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John F. Kennedy Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118
+1 415-831-2090
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The oldest existing building in Golden Gate Park, this Victorian-era greenhouse showcases a wide variety of tropical and seasonal flowers.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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John F. Kennedy Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118
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+1 415-831-2090
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Conservatory of Flowers is located in Golden Gate Park and is one of the places you should visit when you visit the Park. The several rooms of orchids are absolutely gorgeous and the outdoor Dahlia Garden is also beautiful when it is in bloom....More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Those who love flowers and different species of plants would probably enjoy this as there were many on display. However, because of the small space, it was difficult to stay for a while and inspect these plants when there were so many people around. There...More

Thank lanaval
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The oldest public conservatory in the Western Hemisphere, this Victorian glass and wood greenhouse modeled after the Palm House in Kew Gardens in London, was opened in 1879. Frequently repaired over the years, the last major restoration from 1999-2003 has brought the building back to...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favorite part of this trip to Cali....So many beautiful flowers and plants.. and the butterfly garden was fabulous.. Frank was very kind and informational .. Fun to have butterfly's land on you!!

Reviewed 14 September 2017

A wonderful respite in the Golden Gate park, very photogenic. If you have time and love orchids and other plants this is a great place to spent a couple hours to admire their beauty and relax.

Thank zuzanka1
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Inexpensive exhibit of the variety of orchids. Not very crowded, great lilly pond, a bit warm and humid but that's what the plants need. Easy access, no steps, and there are a few benches inside. Very large Dahlia garden just outside to the East.

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Attention Canadians: This Conservatory was built in the mid-1800s from a kit that was ordered from the Lord & Burnham greenhouse company. It was one of their first structures. One of Lord & Burnham's last structures was the glass parts of the National Gallery of...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We took advantage of the Free admission on the 1st Tuesday in June. There was a short wait to get in on the free day, it wasn't longer than 15 minutes. Spent about half an hour wandering thru the two main wings. It is a...More

Thank steven B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This Victorian-era glass greenhouse has more than 2,000 species of plants & flowers. This is a historic building located in Golden Gate Park. I have enjoyed the many exhibitions and special events.

Thank Infodiva415
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you can get to Golden Gate Park after dark, there is a fabulous light show of images projected on the majestic Conservatory of Flowers, inspired by the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the summer of love. The crowd that visits is part of...More

Thank Josh K
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Thomas K
7 July 2017|
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Response from L M | Reviewed this property |
A couple of options you could take. San Francisco has a pretty extensive public transit system. (muni service). You could look up Muni service map and figure it our from you starting point. Or, easier than that is Uber... More
14 April 2016|
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Response from Santde | Reviewed this property |
It's not free. $8 per person for non SFO residents. For hours and admission fees please check at conservatoryofflowers website. Admission fees General public: $8.00 for Adults $6.00 for Youth ages 12-17, Seniors age 65... More