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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A beautiful treasure right in the heart of the City!

Everyone should visit this lovely treasure that is located right in the heart of our city! Anytime... read more

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Columbus, Ohio
A flora stroll though many climates

Rain or shine, the Franklin Park Conservatory will reward you with a pleasant walk though... read more

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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...more
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1777 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43203-2040
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Reviewed yesterday

Everyone should visit this lovely treasure that is located right in the heart of our city! Anytime of the year is a good time, inside and out. The beauty of the plants and the art incorporated into it all, makes it so special. Christmas is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Rain or shine, the Franklin Park Conservatory will reward you with a pleasant walk though meticulously maintained and lush plantings from around the world. Have lunch there in the courtyard and enjoy the many special events such as the butterfly weekend or the cookie house...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the wonderful new children’s area to the well-tended climate areas to the special events, our Conservatory never disappoints! We take our grandkids frequently and love it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Franklin Park Conservatory is a real gem in the city of Columbus. If you have not been there, you must go. I have always enjoyed conservatories in every city I have lived in, but this is the best. I have been going there for a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Had only enough time to spend one hour. Admission is not inexpensive and it had been a while since I had gone, so we focused on the indoor part. I forgot about the new childrens’ area, until we walked outside, we didn’t get to explore...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Franklin Park is one of my favorite places to visit in Columbus; it is a conservatory with five large greenhouse buildings. I particularly love to come here is the winter; because the decorations change seasonally however it is worth going anytime. Also enjoy the glass...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank AJOhio
Reviewed October 29, 2018

This is nicer then the botanical gardens in Cleveland. Love the Chihuly glass. Very well maintained and clean. Would highly recommend a visit if in the area

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

My husband and I thought we would spend only an hour here. Instead we were there about 3 hours! There were beautiful displays that included blown glass. Even on the roof tops there was some type of display. It was October when we went and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

I was here early on a drizzly Sunday morning, but thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Great conservatory. Dale Chihuly glass items throughout was an added bonus. Due to weather, did not spend a lot of time outside, but there was a neat children's garden and a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janet A
Reviewed October 28, 2018

We picked a very rainy day in fall to see this attraction but although we could not DO the grounds we were most delighted with the interior conservatory and the glass blowing demonstrations.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from quietpoet | Reviewed this property |
Admission is $18.00, Seniors- $15.00. They do offer some discounts, such as with AAA.At least in the past they did...I have been there during the winter and also for the butterfly display. It is really a tranquil place to... More
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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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