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Garfield Park Conservatory

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Gorgeous, Lush and Alive

Garden of Eden! This is really worth the long walk if you are up to the energy ir requires. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patricia M
Chicago, Illinois
Great way to spend a morning

This is a huge conservatory, well maintained and beautifully built. The fern room was my favorite... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katherine K
Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60624-1996
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Garden of Eden! This is really worth the long walk if you are up to the energy ir requires. The variety of flora and fauna is beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a huge conservatory, well maintained and beautifully built. The fern room was my favorite, with koi and turtles. Even though we did not go outside, there was plenty to see within the walls.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Katherine K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places to visit. The conservatory is always changing up some of the plants, with amazing variety. The air is great, and there are wonderful learning opportunities.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sharonlm480
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The garden hosts some of the oldest palm trees and cacti from across the US. The garden is very clean and well maintained. The place is free, so there is that as well. Only thing is that it should have a small cafe or something...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank KevinAndrew356
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Garfield Park Conservatory is one of the largest greenhouse conservatories in the United States. Located at 300 North Central Park Avenue, in Garfield Park, on Chicago's West Side, it is often referred to as "landscape art under glass" because it occupies approximately 4.5 acres inside...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed November 12, 2018

It is definitely worth the walk to Garfield Park Conservatory - such a tranquil place within the city. The planting is lush and tropical. Definitely a calming environment.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank H L
Reviewed November 10, 2018

A beautiful mostly indoor park with an array of plant life. Beautiful, peaceful, interesting and mesmerizing. A great morning or afternoon walk, appreciating the beauty of the different plants and getting ideas for designing your own garden.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Travelbuff82
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Beautiful plants, so many typies, a lot are labeled. Few different rooms like the fern room and orchid room. Staff are friendly and like to talk about the plants. If your headed to the zoo, take the short jaunt to the conservatory!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amanda t
Reviewed November 6, 2018

There is a nice collection of plants across 5 different rooms. It is a very far away from the other main attractions in central town, so unless you are really into conservatories it might not be worth the destination.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 8SAB8
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

There is no charge to visit this very large, beautiful, peaceful place (donations welcome). Both indoors and outdoors are arranged in themes to display plants from around the world. The building is comprised of eight large glass rooms. The largest is the Palm House with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lobstaluva
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Abigail S
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Response from KEAYSTL | Reviewed this property |
The Christmas flowers will be there now. 90 minutees to 2 hrs is what I would book.