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Volunteer Park Conservatory

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1402 E Galer St, Seattle, WA 98112-2843
+1 206-322-4112
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Picture Takers Paradise

My hobby is flower photography, and this is one of my go to places. There are so many varieties... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ed S
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Seattle, Washington
Warm tropical heat during those cool fall days

Very well kept and near the Asian Art Museum. Museum now going through a face lift, but the park is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gayle C
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Seattle, Washington
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Five houses on the conservatory represent five distinct environments, from jungle to desert. Theres also a Cactus House, a Fern House and a Bromeliad House.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1402 E Galer St, Seattle, WA 98112-2843
Broadway / Capitol Hill
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+1 206-322-4112
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My hobby is flower photography, and this is one of my go to places. There are so many varieties that bloom at different times you are sure to find something worth photographing

1  Thank Ed S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well kept and near the Asian Art Museum. Museum now going through a face lift, but the park is great for other activities. The conservatory is heavenly. Wonderful scents, and exotic plants. Well curated. Good for a day out.

1  Thank Gayle C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A tranquil oasis of beautiful flora amidst the social and cultural hub bub that is Seattle. Small and intimate, plant lovers will appreciate the horticultural expertise on display here. Less botanically inclined will surely appreciate the beauty. Pack a picnic and blanket and enjoy adjacent...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to climb the water tower down the hill if you stop here (lots of stairs!). Very lovely site- conservatory, ponds, tower.

Thank staceyp87
Reviewed July 14, 2017

I was so excited to visit the Conservatory in Volunteer Park. Whenever I come to Seattle I am always in awe of the beautiful flowers in and around the city, so I expected the Conservatory to be extraordinary. I must say that I was a...More

Thank casa1234
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Was told about the park where the conservatory is located at. The inside is pretty and well taken care of. Multiple varieties of plants were in bloom inside the Conservatory, it was amazing! The staff was really helpful answering my questions. After, was just to...More

Thank Sirpinky
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Here is a wonderland, really available to all, park and garden site. It has been available to all for the last 125 +/- years, and still a very lovely contemplative site. On beauty alone it should be seen. The Conservatory alone is divided into 5...More

Thank hksingh1
Reviewed June 21, 2017

This is a great park. They have great views of the space needle, a museum and a really nice arboretum. There is generally plenty of parking and there are plenty of grassy areas to have a picnic.

Thank KAOSeattle
Reviewed June 3, 2017

An inspiring conservatory full of beautiful, interesting plants in a classic 1912 glasshouse. Bring a camera, or just stroll quietly about, enjoying yourself. Free entrance the first Thursday and Saturday of the month. And Volunteer Park is a lovely park, too, especially in the spring...More

Thank Fan-of-foreign-films
Reviewed May 19, 2017

The drawing card for Volunteer Park is the Asian Art Museum, but it is closed for renovation, although I saw not activity indicating it was being worked on. The pond that surrounds the fountain and sculpture has been drained, leaving a rather bleak overlook. However,...More

Thank 3DQ
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Lrigsby
January 8, 2015|
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Response from SeattleFather | Reviewed this property |
There's a great cafe cafe near the park called "The Volunteer Park Cafe". Cheap, friendly and delish.
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