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Volunteer Park Conservatory

1402 E Galer St, Seattle, WA 98112-2843
+1 206-322-4112
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Small But Lovely

This conservatory is situated in the northern section of Volunteer Park and abuts the Lake View... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jehenson81
via mobile
Small but beautiful

It’s not a large conservatory but the facilities are gorgeous and well worth the $4 entry fee. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chelsea A
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Monroe, Louisiana
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“water tower” (50 reviews)
“tropical plants” (11 reviews)
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1402 E Galer St, Seattle, WA 98112-2843
Broadway / Capitol Hill
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+1 206-322-4112
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This conservatory is situated in the northern section of Volunteer Park and abuts the Lake View Cemetery. They have little ticket kiosks inside to get your sticker from. My camera didn’t like the humidity inside so I was unable to take any photos inside after...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s not a large conservatory but the facilities are gorgeous and well worth the $4 entry fee. We really had a lovely experience. I loves the Cactus room!

Thank Chelsea A
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

The park is a pleasant place to slow down the pace of the busy city. Lots to see and do, or just relax. We were pleased that we ventured there.

Thank LeonNoel7
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely park. Quite a historical place to visit. Enjoy the view from the Water Tower. Hopefully the sun is out when you're here.

Thank Edgar O
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Glorious gardens in Seattle in the Capitol Hill area near Volunteer Park. The Northwest is famous for the weather supporting these fabulous gardens.

Thank Kelleygirl2
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

There are lots of orchids, succulents and cactus here. It feels like visiting a spa for plants. The architecture of the building is unique. It feels like it belongs in a older century. A great value for the price of entry.

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

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
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

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
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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
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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
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Lrigsby
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.
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