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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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a gem in Lincoln Park

Free access, next to the free Lincoln Park Zoo and a great place to warm up if the air is nippy outside. Enjoy an escape into the topical rainforest for a while.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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chicago
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Free access, next to the free Lincoln Park Zoo and a great place to warm up if the air is nippy outside. Enjoy an escape into the topical rainforest for a while.

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Thank livetoeatwell
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of my favorite spots in the city. You do not need to spend hours there in order to feel renewed. Just take a quick stroll through the Conservatory and all of your troubles seem to melt away.

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Plano, Texas
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Definitely worth a visit to see the beautiful plants, flowers in this historic Coservatory. It's not very large, so easy to walk around while not taking up a lot of time. Benches throughout to people watch or just enjoy the scenery. Free to the public.

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Thank MJE2013_13
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautifully done. lots of variety of plants. orchids are the best Garfield Park is competition now that it has been renovated

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Right next to the Lincoln Park Zoo is this beautiful historic conservatory. It's a great place to come if you are caught in Lincoln Park in the rain or during winter. The palm house is great. Oh yeah, and it's FREE! It most cost a fortune to keep up, but they do a fabulous job. If you are in the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it. It's alive in the middle of winter with beautiful plants, exotic flowers, gorgeous fern room "a dinosaur would be comfortable in". The show room is really lovely. It's free unless there's an event happening. You want to check your dates if you're not looking to pay.

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Chicago, Illinois
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Botanical Beauty at its best this is a real treat for all the senses. The sights and scents will entice you to explore more of the thousands of beautiful flowers and plants.

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Lafayette, Indiana
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was taking the kids to Lincoln Park Zoo on a cold January day and stopped in here in a whim. It looked warm and I figured we could walk around a few minutes to get warmed up. We ended up spending about 45 minutes going through the whole place. Tons of odd plants that I had never seen before.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful environment. Special environmental art display of rhythmic acoustics nice when crowded, but should have been slower in tempo for quieter environment. Staff interaction was best part of this experience.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Remarkable collection of plants, trees, etc. make a visit to the Conservatory well worth the effort. Located right next to the Zoo. Parking available on the street nearby.

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Staying in Lincoln Park

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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.