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Lincoln Park Conservatory

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Address: 2391 N Stockton Dr, At Stockton Dr., Chicago, IL 60614-3419
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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Great Place to Get Lost In

There are many different variety of tropical plants in the Lincoln Park Conservatory. I have been there before, but did not realize how much plant variety there is. Nature is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Eugene K
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Rockford, Illinois
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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are many different variety of tropical plants in the Lincoln Park Conservatory. I have been there before, but did not realize how much plant variety there is. Nature is beautiful and I lost track of time learning more about the plant species inside. Go there and enjoy it, it costs nothing to visit while in Chicago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a gem in the middle of Lincoln Park and totally free. The specimens they have here are wonderful from Palms to ferns. A wonderful oasis.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lincoln Park Conservatory is definitely the best of its type in Chicago. Its free and offers more variety than the other famous Garfield Park Conservatory. Also features seasonal themes with lots of Koi fish.

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Thank Ted H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is simply beautiful. It is larger than it appears. We met one of the gentleman that works there and I could tell he was really passionate about everything that went into this attraction. The plants are stunning. I had no idea there were so many different types of fern! I love the orchid area. It was interesting seeing... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Would I make a special trip to here? NO. But it's a great little side show if you are going to the Lincoln Park Zoo, then I will spend 10 minutes wondering in it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first stop while walking Lincoln park, and it was beautiful. The variety of plants from different regions of the world. The glass house is nicely maintained and countless varieties of flowers and trees to view.

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Ridgeland, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a "plant person", you want to go see this. It has many beautiful plants, some that you have seen and some that you have not seen.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So easy to take for granted, the Lincoln Park Conservatory is a Victorian glass house, built in late nineteenth century. Winter or summer, peace reigns here. Follow the path through the four rooms of exotic plants from around the world. Think of how long some of the plants have been right here in these rooms. There are even rare in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quiet, peaceful getaway in the city. Take a book! Sit on one of the benches and breath in the wonderful aromas. Especially delightful during holidays.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right by Lincoln Park Zoo, both stops are free. A wide variety of plants ,and each of the greenhouses is different and well maintained. Would be an especially good rainy day activity, and on a hot day some parts will be particularly hot. The entrance has a particularly great view of the city too; great photo opp.

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Staying in Lincoln Park

Neighborhood Profile
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.