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Volunteer Park Conservatory

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM
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Amazing cactus and tropical flowers

A nice reprieve from the chilly January air to step into a tropical oasis of beautifully maintained... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent time for a visit!

The Conservatory is always a great place to visit on a cold Seattle afternoon. And you have even... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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.
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1402 E Galer St, Seattle, WA 98112-2843
Broadway / Capitol Hill
+1 206-322-4112
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice reprieve from the chilly January air to step into a tropical oasis of beautifully maintained plants of all shapes and colours.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Oldhaven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Conservatory is always a great place to visit on a cold Seattle afternoon. And you have even more reason to visit soon...it free during the month of February.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alec D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Saturday afternoon and it was a nice indoor thing to see and do. We also walked around Volunteer Park which seems a bit like an arboretum itself.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LarryGentry
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful plants. Meticulously cared for. Well labeled plants. Just the right size to tour in 45 minutes. A definite must for gardeners and pretty enough for their companions. On site parking. Pretty grounds in the city park as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank melindae91
Reviewed January 9, 2019

We went here while visiting our daughter in Seattle. This is not a large conservatory, but it is beautifully maintained, has a great selection of plants, and as much information about them as you could possibly want to read. It is always reasonably priced, but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Philip C
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Loved seeing all the flowers, plants, etc . It was decorated for Christmas in the Conservatory. We also enjoyed going up in the Water Tower to see more of Seattle. I enjoyed reading all about the Park Systems around Seattle.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

Enjoyed our visit. Very small but well kept conservatory. Flora was gorgeous and well organized. Not sure it was worth $4/person due to the small size. Very nice gift shop but items were too expense to purchase Would consider visiting again though.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LodiDazzles
Reviewed August 20, 2018

It is truly amazing how much you can grow in about 2 inches of soil. That's what it seems they have done at this conservatory. Fabulous tropical plants!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank weemstea
Reviewed August 18, 2018

This is a great park and wonderful conservatory! The beauty, the views, the flowers, the lovely structures. A true gem of the Seattle area.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed August 17, 2018

The conservatory is not only stunningly beautiful architecturally, but it has an incredible variety of both rain forest plants and desert plants, like huge cacti. I love the carnivorous plants in it. Truly a wonderful place to relax and unwind, and "get away from it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RainCityJulia
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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.