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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

1777 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43203-2040
+1 614-715-8000
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What a great conservatory!

I have been to many conservatories around the country, and this one is particularly well cared for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Susan J
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Great for Ingress and Pokemon Go

A nice, large area with quiet scenery and lots of Portals. I walked around for a few hours and had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lochlyn C
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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a premier botanical landmark and attraction featuring exceptional plant collections, indoor and outdoor gardens, seasonal art and nature-based exhibitions, and a dynamic array of events for visitors of all ages.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1777 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43203-2040
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+1 614-715-8000

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been to many conservatories around the country, and this one is particularly well cared for and large. The different 'regions' are very nice, and the Dale Chihuly glass features are awesome too. The different areas were decorated outside for Halloween with pumpkins and...More

Thank Susan J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A nice, large area with quiet scenery and lots of Portals. I walked around for a few hours and had plenty of exercise and sunshine.

Thank Lochlyn C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Family wedding there. It was the first time I've ever been there for a wedding/reception and it was beautiful

Thank kbrosnan61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is always something new here to see. Nice place to take the family. It's indoors so there is no limit of when to go. They also have special occasions. Check it out.

Thank bethbogar
Reviewed 1 week ago

From butterflies to environmental plantings to glass blowing to bonsai exhibits to a wonderful shop and luncheon restaurant. I was a member for several years and have visited many times!

Thank Wes2008
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very fascinating tourist attraction that features gardens from all climatic areas of this entire planet of earth. This attraction has a very fascinating butterflies featuring various phases of a butterfly and insect development from larvae to mature butterfly. In recent years they...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The plants and pumpkins were fun to see. Lovely place. Meals are good quality. During the spring you can see butterflies as well.

Thank CEREN S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful place to visit. Stress buster in the quiet gardens with flowers, waterfalls, koi fish, and butterflies

Thank sandy4409
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very beautiful conservatory and the displays are very well planned. It is relaxing and does not feel crowded even on Sundays. The representation of animals in each section is very creative, as they are covered in plants. But I think that it...More

1  Thank Viviana G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we read the information on the Botanic Gardens it mentioned Chihuly glass and since we were recently in Seattle i wanted to see what was there. We went to the gardens for a day trip and the only problem we had was to find...More

Thank Kathy T
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JANET D
26 April 2017|
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Response from Franklin Park C... a | Property representative |
Hi Janet, Yes, the Conservatory has two motorized scooters available free of charge on a first come, first serve basis. To "check out" a scooter, a patron can simply leave his/her ID with the Visitor Center while using the... More
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JSFred
14 March 2017|
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Response from Franklin Park C... a | Property representative |
The Blooms & Butterflies exhibition is open now through September 17, 2017. The Conservatory is open daily from 10am-5pm. Thank you for your question!
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Amber W
1 November 2016|
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Response from IrishLake | Reviewed this property |
The outside gardens will either be snow covered, or brown. But the inside displays are open year-round, and they're very nice and climate controlled.
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