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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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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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Beautiful escape from winter weather :)

So beautiful and WARM on this cold winter day! It was really interesting looking at all the different plants and the atmosphere was so relaxing. Definitely recommend stopping here... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So beautiful and WARM on this cold winter day! It was really interesting looking at all the different plants and the atmosphere was so relaxing. Definitely recommend stopping here if you're nearby, combining it with a trip to the Nature Museum, Zoo, and History Museum made a perfect day trip to Lincoln Park for me.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Lincoln Park Conservatory is a great little nature attraction in Chicago. Like so many things I've visited in Chicago, it hits a lot of key points - it's accessible via public transport and it's close to other attractions such as the zoo. The orchid displays were particularly outstanding, allowing a lot of great photos. The fern exhibit was also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Exploring this site before or after the zoo is a great idea. The flowers and plants are always in bloom. There are plenty of restaurants and coffee shops within walking distance and it's close to the bus stops as well.

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dallas, tx
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's peaceful and beautiful and full of flowers, trees and plants that are exotic and rare. It is a great rainy day activity and brings a sense of calm.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So enjoyed walking through the conservatory. Lovely plants, good variety. Well maintained. Free. A nice oasis in a busy sightseeing day!

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Thornton le Moor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not something for a major trip but if you are walking along the lakeside at Lincoln park certainly call in. Plenty of interesting plants and a particularly nice orchid collection. Overall it's only and hours worth unless you are an artist, there were several probably spending the day there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I dodged into the conservatory to thaw from the cold, and stumbled upon a little gem! The conservatory isn't very large, but it does host a large number of different plants! The fern room was our favorite: the staff hid little dinosaur statues around the ferns and it was fun trying to find them all! We found... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Built on reclaimed land after the Chicago fire, this is a beautiful building with amazing plant collection, particularly the Sausage plant with its huge sausage shaped fruit. Staffed with friendly knowledgeable volunteers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in November, so it was too cold to walk the paths outside, but the conservatory was wonderful. I cannot believe it's free! They were just beginning to set up their Christmas display and it looks like it is going to be very cute, but it wasn't finished yet when we were there. The orchid room and the ferns... More 

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Bartlett, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great conservatory with many varieties of plants. Absolutely beautiful! Loved the setting in the park and the outside gardens.

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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.