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Druid Hill Park Conservatory

Gwynn Falls Parkway & Swan Drive, Baltimore, MD 21217
+1 410 396 0180
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Ranked #38 of 133 Attractions in Baltimore
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Baltimore, Maryland
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177 reviews 177 reviews
83 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

This is nice botanical garden. The plants are very well taken care of and they represent plants from all over the world. The path is easy to follow and there is a guide to the plants being seen by cell phone. It is a gem in the desert.The staff are baltimoreans and can give a great history of the location... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The conservatory was built in 1888 and is still one of the most beautiful structures in Baltimore City. This is a must see when you are visiting the Zoo as well because they are located in the same park.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Park just celebrated 150 years and this conservatory is really a treasure. It is small, but nicely redone. It contains beautiful exotic plants. It was the perfect background setting for the Baltimore Bluegrass Festival, that we attended in April.

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bellefonte, pa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I agree with the other reviewers, this is a beautiful offering in Druid Hill Park. The structure itself is impressive and the plants gorgeous. It is rather small as are the outside plantings. Will not take an hour to take it all in but worthy of your support to help it grow

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Baltimore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Proofreaders at Trip Advisor: This is the same as the Howard Peter Rawlings Conservatory...Please consolidate #38 and #58

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Glen Burnie
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83 reviews 83 reviews
35 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

What a great surprise we stumbled on when we were on our way to the zoo! Entry is free (they do have a donation box) and you will enjoy a nice stroll through the gardens. They have an excellent selection of exotic plants.

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

The conservatory itself is gorgeous. It is not as large as other conservatories but it's historic nature adds tons of charm and picturesque moments. There is a small garden outdoors as well. During the winter holidays it is transformed to a poinsettia palace. There are special events nearly every weekend so check their calendar. There is no fee but is... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This is a wonderful place in the heart of Baltimore that transports you to many different places. The dessert house was very fascinating as I was there when the agave plant was flowering. The pond in the middle was very exciting for the kids I was with, and they had fish and turtles to feed. The fact that it was... More 

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Bethesda, MD
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Though not in the top ten of greenhouse attractions I have seen, it was fun to see the figures from Sherwood Forest interspersed through the different displays. Few unusual plant varieties, but parking right in front without a fee is great. Also great is no admission fee, though we happily contributed the suggested $5pp donation.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

The Conservatory is home to beautiful and exotic plants in a setting which reminds us of the grandeur of buildings constructed in the 1880's. This is the 125th year for the Conservatory making it the 2nd oldest glass conservatory in the country. The staff is knowledgable, helpful, and anxious to answer questions. There is a "cell phone tour" which visitors... More 

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