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Lincoln Park Conservatory

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Lincoln Park
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Address: 2391 N Stockton Dr, At Stockton Dr., Chicago, IL 60614-3419
Phone Number: 312 742 7736
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Close to Zoo

You don't expect to find a conservatory near a zoo but it is well worth your time to stop in. The gardens on the outside are very pretty

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A small conservatory and some nice exhibits but not worth a special trip out from the city for this alone.

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Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You don't expect to find a conservatory near a zoo but it is well worth your time to stop in. The gardens on the outside are very pretty

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wandered about taking in all the sights........a rare chance to see so much non-native flora.........especially the tropical........and obviously there is a LOT of work put in with the exhibits. first place I ever saw the origin of chocolate, or a heliconia growing like it would in the wild. the giant pots/plantings in the park itself make the visit worthwhile alone!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to "escape" the hustle/bustle of the city. A variety of fresh flowers and "climates" will invigorate your senses. The grounds between the conservatory and the zoo entrance on Webster is also great for an outdoor stroll.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a place where we were not going to stop but when we were finished with the zoo we decided to stop in and walk around. So glad we did it was great so beautiful could not hardly stand it. There were so many plants and flowers that it was hard to absorb all the beauty. Best thing of... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our brief visit was part of a Chicago City Greeter tour to visit Lincoln Park. She was extremely knowledgeable since she also volunteers there. It's a beautiful indoor garden.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is beautiful place very close to Lincoln park zoo. So highly recommended to visit both at the same time. Love just going there and browsing around. All this is free..it is hard to believe it ;-)

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An elegant, relaxing place to spend the afternoon. If the weather is good, a picnic lunch in the park area is mandatory!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love both the lincoln park conservatory and the garfield park conservatories - both are reachable by public transportation and are free. Raining or freezing in Chicago? Head to one of the conservatories to get out of the weather. The green line goes to the garfield park conservatory and you can catch the 151 bus from downtown to the lincoln... More 

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East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in Pittsburgh and I do love the conservatory here but this place most certainly tops it above and beyond. sorry PGH but CHI is home for me too!

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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.
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