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Highland Botanical Park and Lamberton Conservatory

180 Reservoir Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-2729
+1 585-753-7275
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Worth the visit during a day in the park

The Lamberton Conservatory is on the grounds of Highland Park. For $3 per person entrance fee, you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rochester, New York
Beautiful park with nice walkways and lots of flowers and birds

So many lovely flowers! Relatively easy park to get around, but finding an open bathroom was a bit... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
St. Augustine, Florida
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180 Reservoir Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-2729
+1 585-753-7275
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lamberton Conservatory is on the grounds of Highland Park. For $3 per person entrance fee, you basically get to visit a mini greenhouse. There are different sections, including houseplants, tropical plants, seasonal plants, and desert plants--this part included some very cool GIANT cacti! Also...More

Thank btobey
Reviewed 23 May 2017

So many lovely flowers! Relatively easy park to get around, but finding an open bathroom was a bit challenging.

1  Thank E L
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Nice display of poinsettias at the Conservatory, with live Turtles and baby Quails also on display. Approximately 20-30 minutes is ideal time to spend at this site.

Thank Diana P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Lamberton Conservatory is an excellent display of various ecosystems as they flow from one room to another. Besides all the flowers and plants and cacti, they have just enough animals to keep you on your toes. The turtles are all contained in pits, but there...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Highland Park is an absolute gem! If you are in Rochester for any reason you should go visit the park. It has hundreds of Lilac Bushes, some planted over 50 years ago. Each year they hold a 10 day festival to honor the Lilacs. It...More

1  Thank FJMUTO
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I'm sure there are some very nice plants here (my wife could tell you; she's a plant person), but I was way too enamored with all the animals to pay any attention to them! Little balls of quail were jutting around all over the grounds;...More

1  Thank chairduck
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The Lamberton Conservatory is an oasis of serenity, beautiful to observe and easy to enjoy. It consists of several separate units of what one might describe as greenhouses, each dedicated to, and replicating, a different climate and inhabited by plants that grow in them. The...More

Thank Diana R
Reviewed 3 February 2017

A fabulous place to visit in any season but particularly during the harsh months of winter. They change the displays often and the Easter display is a favorite due to the colors and scents of the flowers. If you haven't been or have never been.....More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We recently enjoyed wandering out of the cold in the Lamberton Conservatory. The little quail and turtles provide amusement for young children and the plants are quite beautiful. It is small, but priced appropriately for its size.

Thank Nene809
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

My husband, grown daughter and I went to the Conservatory only. It was a raw, rainy mid week day so it was fairly quiet. If you have an appreciation for plants you will enjoy this little treat. The conservatory is quite small but packed with...More

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When will the lilacs bloom?
23 April 2015|
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Response from 975traveler2012 | Reviewed this property |
The Lilacs are usually in full bloom around Mothers Day which is May 10th this year.