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Conservatory of Flowers

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The oldest existing building in Golden Gate Park, this Victorian-era greenhouse showcases a wide variety of tropical and seasonal flowers.
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John F. Kennedy Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118
Golden Gate Park
+1 415-831-2090
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit, beautiful plants abound including many fine orchids. Various micro environments with rare species. Outside is a lovely grassed area with more gardens and sculptures. Popular for a reason.

Thank CDAussie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I decided to visit last minute while visiting SF. So glad we did. We have some amazing photos and really took our time walking through and admiring all these amazing flowers that I had never seen before! The staff was very pleasant...More

Thank christinajF1209RU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have wanted to experience this for many years. We finally were able to this last weekend with friends who love flowers as much as we do. A tropical paradise that is so neat. Being originally built in 1879 gives you perspective as to what...More

Thank Reganjca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love plants and flowers so this was #1 on my list to see. Beautiful grounds outside, and inside the conservatory was just as magical. Take your time strolling through the rooms, take plenty of pictures, and don't forget to buy some flower seeds to...More

Thank P. F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the last wooden conservatories in the United States. There is a grandeur inside and out that is special only to hear. The exhibits are beautiful and they do have traveling shows too. The value is hard. It is about $30 to...More

Thank norcalgnome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a recent tourist in San Francisco and interested in plants and flower we decided to visit the Conservatory of Flowers knowing that we had only 1/2 hour on a Sunday evening, September 30th to see the Conservatory. The door was locked at 6 p.m....More

Thank jhelena2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’ve been to any decent gardens around the world, (think Kew Gardens UK, Hamilton Gardens in NZ, Pukekura Park in NZ), give this a miss. NZ gardens are free and amazing, this one is a relatively small hot house, disappointing and you pay $9...More

Thank LaraMaree
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is a wonderful conservatory with unique flowers and plants. It's small, very well done. Will definitely go again

Thank 362Jen
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

A must see. I wish I could grow orchids like this. I love this place. Having gone on Sunday, the park is wide open to foot traffic and no cars. It was a beautiful day in the City

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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Went to see the corpse flower! Didn’t think it had the smell it’s known for! Mixed feelings on that! The displays are very well done! Lots and lots of variety. Not all were labeled, so felt that could have been better! But lots are and...More

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Mel A
May 23, 2018|
Response from Flounder M | Reviewed this property |
Climate is humid and I believe there was a banana tree but not palm or roses.
Thomas K
July 6, 2017|
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Response from L M | Reviewed this property |
A couple of options you could take. San Francisco has a pretty extensive public transit system. (muni service). You could look up Muni service map and figure it our from you starting point. Or, easier than that is Uber... More
April 13, 2016|
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Response from Santde | Reviewed this property |
It's not free. $8 per person for non SFO residents. For hours and admission fees please check at conservatoryofflowers website. Admission fees General public: $8.00 for Adults $6.00 for Youth ages 12-17, Seniors age 65... More