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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

1777 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43203-2040
+1 614-715-8000
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Great for a Photo Shoot

We had my sons engagement here and the pictures were great. Beautiful grounds as well as the inside... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
OhioTexican
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Beavercreek, Ohio
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A great family outing

There was something for everyone! The 7 year old and the 12 year old both had a great time. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tessie P
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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a premier botanical landmark and attraction featuring exceptional plant collections, indoor and outdoor gardens, seasonal art and nature-based exhibitions, and a dynamic array of events for visitors of all ages.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1777 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43203-2040
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had my sons engagement here and the pictures were great. Beautiful grounds as well as the inside areas if weather interferes. Very friendly staff and fun place to visit on a weekend trip. Love this place.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There was something for everyone! The 7 year old and the 12 year old both had a great time. We really enjoyed wondering through the different exhibits.

Thank Tessie P
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really went for the Chihuly Glass but was not disappointed in the gardens. Small snack/food stand with well lit dining area. Good gift shop. But it was the glass that really made a visit here worth it. There are some glass pieces in a room...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a lovely way to spend a peaceful afternoon surrounded by beauty!! The greenhouses have exquisite unique flowers and the butterflies are an added attraction!!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have visited FPC many times in the past, however, my most recent visit was the best - I loved the outdoor gardens - I only wish we had more time - I took my mother and father here on Father's Day to celebrate -...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a good part of the day here. The main attraction is the inside conservatory that is divided into several sections and rooms.

Thank pshort65
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my three grandchildren to see the new children's garden and after two hours they didn't want to leave. Too many exhibits to describe in detail but everything was beautiful. Your Zoo or Cos I membership card will get a bit one get one free...More

3  Thank donphillipsiree
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to have a "date" at the conservatory on a Mon. morning not realizeing it was school field trip time. The place was overwhelmed with children running past. I am glad children get to see the place but wish I had...More

Thank Barbara B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Franklin Park Conservatory new Children's Garden is a must visit for anyone with young children or grand children. Well, for the matter, for any adult! This new garden opened recently and no one will be disappointed. There is an admission fee to enter the...More

1  Thank John S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a few hours to kill before my flight home, so this was a delightful surprise. The grounds are beautifully cared for and quite expansive. The exhibits are laid out even for those on a scooter or in a wheelchair. I particularly enjoyed the...More

Thank JuJuB45
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Response from donphillipsiree | Reviewed this property |
They offer a bogo if you have either a Cosi or Zoo membership.
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you can say "i am donating to the museum" and pay whatever you want. i payed 4 dolars.
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