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Rockefeller Park Greenhouse

750 E. 88th St., Cleveland, OH
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Ranked #35 of 73 Attractions in Cleveland
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We visited with two adults and two children (4,3). While there are a lot of plants from all over the world it really wasn't that interesting. We strolled around the area around the greenhouse and while it's always nice to be outside the grounds didn't seem to be well maintained. We drove 30 minutes to get here and it took... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
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145 reviews 145 reviews
51 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were in from out of town and read the reviews for this greenhouse so decided to visit it. It's a nice little greenhouse, don't get me wrong, but it is not worth a trip out of the way. I can see where locals would enjoy a visit especially in the winter months, but visitors don't bother unless you're desperate... More 

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Cleveland, OH
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is a great little place. Free! My kids like exploring and learned the life lesson of do not touch cacti. Very nice in late winter for a warm respite. Orchids are gorgeous, and in Spring the tulips are very pretty too.

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This is a hidden gem for Cleveland! Tucked away near University Circle, this will amaze. Kids of all ages, adults, and all abilities will enjoy this. Perfect place for family pictures as well! No fees to enter, and no fees to take photos! Great quiet sport to study, reflect, or get away!

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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

As most Clevelander's know, the area in January is not kind nor conducive to out entertainment. However, one can easily get to close to the feeling with a trip to the Cleveland Greenhouse. On the coldest winter day the greenhouse offers 5 large rooms of "outdoor" greenery at temperatures fit for a summer's outing! Enjoy the surroundings, the temperatures and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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202 reviews 202 reviews
83 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

It is open year round from 10 am to 4 pm. It is free to visit. There are amazing orchid and tropical displays as well as seasonal flower displays which change. Great place to clear your mind and enjoy nature.

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20 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The garden is free as is parking so I would definitely suggest taking an afternoon to visit this little gem in Cleveland. If you are in the University Circle area or showing out of town visitors the city take half an hour or so to explore the gardens. The grounds and indoor greenhouse are showing their age but there are... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a relatively small but very pleasant greenhouse set in the Rockefeller gardens. The greenhouse is well maintained, but the surrounding gardens could use some TLC. Volunteers were working on some of the beds while we visited; we expect the City cannot afford much in the way of maintenance. The Garden for the Blind is a lovely concept but... More 

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Hudson, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The greenhouse has become my preferred first stop when I host out of town friends. It is just a short drive from the Museums at University Circle, admission is free, and the seasonal displays of flowers just make a person feel good!

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a great, free place to catch your breath and slow down. No matter the season, the greenhouse is a wonderful place visit. I have taken my church youth group here as part of our annual Cleveland Adventure Day and the kids always comment about how cool the place is.

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