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Lincoln Park Conservatory

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Address: 2391 N Stockton Dr, At Stockton Dr., Chicago, IL 60614
Phone Number: 312 742 7736
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Description: A Chicago institution for more than a century, the Conservatory's Main...
A Chicago institution for more than a century, the Conservatory's Main Garden blooms with more than 40,000 annuals.
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The layout is amazing and flowers are just gorgeous. We walked around here and warmed up after visiting the zoo. It's nice to spot flowers and plants which we have here in the uk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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227 reviews 227 reviews
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The layout is amazing and flowers are just gorgeous. We walked around here and warmed up after visiting the zoo. It's nice to spot flowers and plants which we have here in the uk and also great to gather some inspiration. It's not huge, but it's free!

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Upper Arlington
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Great place to stop and see beautiful flowers and plants. Lush and so healthy. Staff so helpful and knowledgable. A warm place to enjoy after walking the zoo on a cold day. Double check hours during this time of year.

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My wife and I took our usual trek up to eat at the Original Pancake House at Clark and Armitage...afterwards to walk to the Lincoln Park Conservatory and then the Zoo. We were just there for the Spring Flower Show and it was great as always. This has been a place we visit at least 2 or 3 times a... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

but be prepared to bundle up in the winter... the pond, the museums, the zoo and finishing in the conservatory. It is free and if you are lucky you can find some enthusiastic volunteers who will tell you anything and everything you need to know what you can find inside :)

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Calumet, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Me and my family walked through the greenhouse complex while visiting the zoo. I am not a major plant lover, but I have to admit that this place was incredible. The variety of plants is mind boggling and every plant, flower, fern, tree has a I.D. tag so you can see what it is. There were far less strollers and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Chicago is still recovering from winter with very little greenery or flowers. The conservatory with its lush foliage was such a welcome contrast. Even more of a surprise was the the Spring flowers display bursting with colour and scent. A very pleasant place to take a break and relax away from the city.

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Dayton, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I guess I don't appreciate flora, but I expected there to be more flowers and fewer ferns, etc. Still, once you're at the park/zoo, the conservatory is worth the visit - I just wouldn't make a trip out there just to see it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Escape the busyness of the city by entering the peaceful Lincoln Park Conservatory. Be prepared to remove your coat (and fogged glasses) and immerse yourself in lush greenery from around the world. The Conservatory is a sensory delight! Colorful flowers are fragrant and vibrant. Walk slowly and be sure to look up frequently to see towering trees with surprising seed... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Free and very pleasant to visit -especially in winter as most rooms are heated for tropical plants- they make a lot of efforts to provide "special shows" with blooming flowers when you expect them least. Often visited by groups of elderly people or primary schoolers, just to remind us that there is no age to enjoy and discover nature. Don't... More 

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

You do not have to enter the South american jngle or the Asian equatorial forest when the same plants and trees are in plenty in this arboreal ambience.Banana,betel leaf,palm,papaya,ferns of multiple variety are on proude display.The orchids are mysterious as they display their vivid colours and contours!

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Staying in Lincoln Park

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.