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Garfield Park Conservatory

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Address: 300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60624-1996
Phone Number: 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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A wonderful floral experience

Garfield Park Conservatory is a world class botanical garden, with very well presented exhibitions and a great range of flora. Absolutely worth a visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Henry F
River Forest, Illoinois
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River Forest, Illoinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Garfield Park Conservatory is a world class botanical garden, with very well presented exhibitions and a great range of flora. Absolutely worth a visit.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a must visit for locals and tourists alike. A true haven and escape in an oft "concrete" world, this conservatory has a Palm room, a desert, an aroid room, a place for kids to play and the famed Fern room.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not that many flowers to see at this time of the year. But still i had a great time! In my opinion, fern room and the children's garden are the best!

Thank Lin L
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place to visit year round but especially in winter when the cold and gray has gotten you down. Gorgeous plant life in diverse gardens, and FREE!

Thank armadillorodeo
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for our wedding pictures and we had a great experience! The grounds are well kept and it made the perfect backdrop to our winter wedding. We had snow at the end of November and getting to take pictures here was the perfect contrast to the winter wonderland happening outside. The conservatory was cozy enough compared to the... More 

Thank popwedding2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Try to catch one of the seaonal flower shows - they are stunning. They do them at least 4 times a year. The christmas and spring shows are my favorites

Thank Mary Jo K
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Place is huge. I spent way more time here than I intended but enjoyed every minute. I'd rather have too much to look at than not enough. And it's free! It's right off the green line so it's easy to get to from downtown. Kind of a hidden gem since it's not in a touristy neighborhood and is on the... More 

Thank SpartanAJ
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are Chicago residents and just came for a Sunday concert. The greenhouse are lovely to walk through and have various artist's work in each area. The grounds are lovely and well maintained

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Newton Falls, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped in after walking around the zoo, and this was a welcome relief from the heat and sun. The specimens are well cared for and very beautiful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

This is another of the free wonders of Chicago. Taking the green line west of downtown, it can be seen from the train station. It opens at 9am and it well worth the time it takes to wander it. They have wonderful specimens and the whole glass house is well kept up. The staff takes excellent care of the plants... More 

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