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Druid Hill Park Conservatory

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Address: Gwynn Falls Parkway & Swan Drive, Baltimore, MD 21217
Phone Number: +1 410 396 0180
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Best kept secret in Baltimore

This is a hidden gem in this city. This place dates to the 19th century and contains a marvelous collection of plants from several exotic environments and a lovely room of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Sami L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a hidden gem in this city. This place dates to the 19th century and contains a marvelous collection of plants from several exotic environments and a lovely room of orchids!

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Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cool little spot in Baltimore, in a lesser known area to the tourists. As a local Baltimorean, we know which parts of the city to avoid and where to travel. Druid Hill is an area, with a mixed population. It's sad that the park is surrounded by so much crime and housing in disrepair. I'm sure that... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This is such a cool place. There are several rooms with different kinds of awesome plants and flowers. The building itself is beautiful and there are even plants for sale in the main entrance area.

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Thank zinconinco
Garden City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This is a beautiful attraction to come when you are heading to this park for the Maryland Zoo. Plenty of parking right outside and a slight walk to the entrance. It's really beautiful inside with various segmented garden areas ie: Meditteranean, dessert...etc Not a major draw of an attraction...don't know why not? Please make it a destination and visit this... More 

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Thank lejaceman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

There are great collections here and they had some plants for sale. I loved the air plants and cacti. It wasn't busy when I went there, maybe a few more people, so free parking right in front of the building was available. Lock your doors. ;)

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Thank bent b
Amherst, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Really nice indoor garden rooms to explore--well-maintained and quiet (no one else there on a midweek summer morning, until we were leaving and a school group was entering). Admission is by donation (voluntary--and it felt voluntary, not coerced). The bathrooms were the cleanest public facilities I've ever seen! The only disappointment were the outdoor flower beds, which were being worked... More 

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Catonsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Flowers--my favorite things. They have maintained it beautifully. A visit, or an affair held there is rememberable. Historical Treasure. Don't get to visit enough. Not sure of hours, but great during holiday season. A treat for all.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

aka...Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens of Baltimore is located near the Baltimore Zoo. It used to be part of the zoo many moons ago. Glad to see it refurbished and being used for such a great place. Love the indoor themed gardens, but not as much as the orchid room.

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Thank BaltimoreRedbird
Iowa City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Rather small selection of plants but quiet, uncrowded (on one trip we were the only ones there) and there's room in the park outside for children to run and plan.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

It was great , this is our 1st time going their but we enjoyed it a lot We didn't finish walking in it because it's big , great place to bring your food and eat their in a Saturday Sunday day time

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