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Volunteer Park Conservatory

1402 E Galer St, Seattle, WA 98112-2843
+1 206-322-4112
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Winter is a great time for a visit

The Conservatory located in Volunteer Park is a small but great place to visit. I love going on... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alec D
Seattle, Washington
A winter visit to the conservatory is an amazing reprieve!

So happy to have had an opportunity to visit this beautiful place on a January visit to Seattle... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Georgetown, Maine
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Five houses on the conservatory represent five distinct environments, from jungle to desert. Theres also a Cactus House, a Fern House and a Bromeliad House.
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1402 E Galer St, Seattle, WA 98112-2843
Broadway / Capitol Hill
+1 206-322-4112
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Conservatory located in Volunteer Park is a small but great place to visit. I love going on days that are cold or rainy during the winter. You step out of the weather and into a plant wonderland. If you're taking a walk in Volunteer...More

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So happy to have had an opportunity to visit this beautiful place on a January visit to Seattle from sub-zero temps in Maine. The orchids and cactus were stunning, and the climate a delightful change. A small conservatory, that is well laid out, and the...More

Thank HK04548
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The Conservatory displays, in a heat controlled environment, displays a number of exotic plants. I particularly appreciate the orchids. There are many other plants, ferns and bulbs.

Thank jlmsBellevue
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We were shocked when we found the Seattle Conservatory because of the beauty of the architecture and the flowers within. You won't find crowds there because it is off the beaten path.

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The glass house is really well looked after and has some very beautiful plants. There's a small entry fee and a little gift shop, but the plants and different areas are well worth seeing. The cactus house is quite extraordinary (even though I find cacti...More

Thank Jeannie2207
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We visited with friends and toured the conservatory. Lovely flower and exotic plant selections inside and a beautiful dahlia garden outside. Beautiful location for photography.

Thank DawnBH
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is a nice walk through for garden lovers of all kinds. I highly recommend it! Good for all ages.

Thank judyhiggins2017
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We drove through the park and stopped at the Conservatory. It's a very nice urban park full of people enjoying the sunny days plus men walking there dogs.

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My hobby is flower photography, and this is one of my go to places. There are so many varieties that bloom at different times you are sure to find something worth photographing

1  Thank Ed S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very well kept and near the Asian Art Museum. Museum now going through a face lift, but the park is great for other activities. The conservatory is heavenly. Wonderful scents, and exotic plants. Well curated. Good for a day out.

1  Thank Gayle C
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9 January 2015|
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Response from SeattleFather | Reviewed this property |
There's a great cafe cafe near the park called "The Volunteer Park Cafe". Cheap, friendly and delish.