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Garfield Park Conservatory

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Address: 300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60624-1996
Phone Number:
+1 312-746-5100
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Wed 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

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Beautiful place to pop in!

We went to the Garfield Park Conservancy on a drizzly day and it was perfect. It's indoors, it's huge, and it has a huge collection of exotic plants. The plants are thriving and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the Garfield Park Conservancy on a drizzly day and it was perfect. It's indoors, it's huge, and it has a huge collection of exotic plants. The plants are thriving and Maintenance is good, which you cannot always take for granted on older structures. I enjoyed strolling around taking artistic pictures of the flowers and greenery. Sitting in... More 

Thank Hello76
Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Conservatory is one of the largest and most stunning conservatories in the nation. Often referred to as “landscape art under glass,” the conservatory occupies approximately two acres inside, where thousands of plant species are on display throughout eight rooms in this magnificent facility. Travel through the conservatory and experience the lush flora and tropical temperatures taking you away from the... More 

Thank Shelly L
Vernon, Connecticut
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I recently went to the Conservatory with our 96year old dad when the Chicago skies were gloomy and had a wonderful visit. We never had been to the outside extension and were pleasantly surprised by the layout and beauty. We could see that later in the season, it will be a wonderful place to linger especially the... More 

Thank whitrok
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Garfield Park Conservatory is easily one of my favorite Chicago destinations. An awe-inspiring sanctuary during the harsh Chicago winters, and a fragrant day trip during the warmer months.

Thank Kristi O
Bay Village, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well maintained conservatory. Had several species of plants that I had not seen before. Liked how they had different areas that concentrated on a type of foliage. One room was ferns (vascular plants) and one room of palms. Several other rooms of beautiful flowers. Peaceful.

Thank clanan586
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120 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the conservatories in Chicago. During our long usually dreary winters it is so uplifting and refreshing to take a leisurely stroll thru the tropical flora and dream of warmer climes!

Thank set2go52
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39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You want to see the botanic garden? Visit Garfield Park Conservatory. People working there will be happy to explain everything - they can talk for hours about each and every plant there.

Thank Andrzej S
Evanston, Illinois
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to take your kids when the yucky winter weather has you down. There are lovely green things and lots of wonderful humidity. It feels like a weekend trip to the Carribean. Parking is great and there is an el station right there. It is as lovely as the Bronx Botanic Garden in NYC.

Thank michjor
London, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The conservatory in itself is quite impressive; the free flower show I attended made it an even more attractive venue. This has a good variety of plants and flowers

Thank meshef
Phoenix, Arizona
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167 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Want a break from sirens and the hustle and bustle of the city, this is a good get away. Also a good place to chill.

Thank rparmig

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