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Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Hidden Gem

Wide variety of very cool flowers and trees in the conservatory. I look forward to seeing it in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
G3676NWkevinb
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Martinsville, Indiana
Garfield Park Conservatory’s Christmas Holiday Display

The “Train Display” at the Garfield Park Conservatory is a holiday tradition that the entire family... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Old-Socialist
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Garfield Park Conservatory within Garfield Regional Park, is a 10,000 square foot tropical rainforest conservatory. The grounds include a 3 acre Sunken Garden and fountains and a Children's Garden.
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2505 Conservatory Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46203-4279
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wide variety of very cool flowers and trees in the conservatory. I look forward to seeing it in the spring when the sunken garden is in bloom

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank G3676NWkevinb
Jessica H, Naturalist at Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for your lovely review. The Staff at Garfield Park Conservatory.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The “Train Display” at the Garfield Park Conservatory is a holiday tradition that the entire family enjoys.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Old-Socialist
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

A gem of a tropical indoor gardens with a long history of plants and volunteerism. Walk into the humid warmth and into a small yet striking pointsetta and O model train display thru the north pole and Christmas town. Looking forward to seeing other seasons...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

Very quiet, beautiful flowers, music was amazing, ( went to music in the park).Took my dog and we had an amazing time

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jessica H, Naturalist at Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review of our park.

Reviewed November 1, 2018

When you get the winter blues, a visit here will warm your heart and your toes. The variety of plant life is impressive.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Starboard22
Jessica H, Naturalist at Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you for your lovely response.

Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

For two bucks a head you can take the clan for a piece of the tropics on an Indiana winter’s day. The Garfield Park Conservatory houses over a hundred tropical plants amid several ponds of koi, fountains and even a waterfall. We teased my wife...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank OICommando
Jessica H, Naturalist at Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you for your well written, lovely response. Please visit us again soon! Have a great day!

Reviewed October 14, 2018

They have multiple different programs as the seasons change. The plants and education are fun, & interesting. You can go through on your own or take the guided tour. If you go through with a guide. Go with a small group. It is hard to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoAnn M
Jessica H, Naturalist at Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. Have a lovely day! Garfield Park Staff

Reviewed August 6, 2018

I visited Garfield garden last week. It is a nice conservatory with a beautiful formal garden outside. There is a reasonable $2 fee per visitor. However there is “no portrait photograph w/o permit rule”. I assume that meant professional and/ or formal photographs like wedding,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jessica H, Park Naturalist at Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Hello Ted, We do allow visitors to take one or two photos of themselves and or their families on their visit. It is always nice to have a few pictures of yourselves visiting a place to say "you were there" and not just pictures of...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018

This is a huge outdoor park with a well groomed flower garden with several hummingbirds flitting from flower to flower. For a $2 entry fee per person we entered the indoor tropical garden with several amazing flowers, plants, and trees. Saw some chandelier flowers and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Lots of walking, biking trails. The sunken gardens are beautiful and they have hammocks set out, chess and checkers to play. Its was so peaceful. The arboretum was closed but we thoroughly enjoyed are walk

Date of experience: July 2018
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Its not big. Half hour is enough to look at everything........and it. Then maybe relax in the sunken gardensfor a half hour.
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