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Howard Peter Rawlings Conservatory

3100 Swann Dr, Baltimore, MD 21217-4924
+1 410-396-0008
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The Rawlings Conservatory is a throwback to Victorian times, but kudos to the hard working... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
ProfessorCharles
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Virginia
An Oasis in the City

I had some time to kill so I decided to check this out. Wow was I amazed at this... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
JohnBCowgill
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3100 Swann Dr, Baltimore, MD 21217-4924
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

The Rawlings Conservatory is a throwback to Victorian times, but kudos to the hard working gardeners who keep the five rooms in excellent shape. The Palm Court may be the biggest of the rooms, but the tropical garden, the Mediterranean room, and the dessert plants...More

Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I had some time to kill so I decided to check this out. Wow was I amazed at this place. It is very small compared to other conservatories I had visited, but it is a very lovely place. If you have time, go see this...More

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I was at the Conservatory for a private event(wedding) I never knew this existed. This is a small but beautifully maintained Conservatory. Great place to visit and relax or learn some things about plants. etc.. It is near the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore,

Thank MillsandMees
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I've been doing a lot of hometown sightseeing and a friend suggested we go to the Rawlings Conservatory to see the spring blooms. The tulips and hyacinths were gorgeous, but what took my breath away was the Palm House, the oldest part of the conservatory....More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a wonderful place to spend time at, such a beautiful place with so many wonderful plants and so well maintained. The building itself is very unique and then the rooms with the plants are so well cared for. You can experience so many...More

Thank Chestersdrivers
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough about this beautiful conservatory . I visit at least once a month to see the beautiful conservatory rooms. There is no fee for entrance. The staff are welcoming and always willing to answer questions about different species of plants. Rawlings is...More

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is such a cool place. There are several rooms with different kinds of awesome plants and flowers. The building itself is beautiful and there are even plants for sale in the main entrance area.

1  Thank zinconinco
Reviewed 10 June 2016

What a gem. One of the best-kept secrets of Baltimore. All displays were immaculately maintained. A number of the plant species looked like they had been lovingly cared for over many decades. It looked like there was going to be a wedding this weekend as...More

Thank calbrigh
Reviewed 2 May 2016

If you like plants or Victorian architecture, or want to see some greenery any month of the year, stroll through the conservatory in Druid Hill Park. An Orchid Room, Mediterranean House, Tropical House, and Desert House feature various biomes with informative signage and tags. A...More

1  Thank ANNAMARGARET B
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This is a lovely little gem near the Zoo, with ample free parking (unless there's an event at the Zoo, etc.) Suggested $5 donation per person. I visited with my 16-month old and she enjoyed looking at the flowers and goldfish/turtle in the Koi pond....More

1  Thank Redwhine21224
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