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Volunteer Park Conservatory

1402 E Galer St, Seattle, WA 98112-2843
+1 206-322-4112
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Cacti and orchids

Volunteer park is a attractive park above the city, but was disappointed in the conservatory. It is... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2015
Thomas P
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Fort Morgan, Colorado
Great selection of both desert and tropical plants!

I was planning to go over to Volunteer Park to tour and photograph the Seattle Asian Art Museum and... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2015
mharrsch
,
Springfield, Oregon
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Five houses on the conservatory represent five distinct environments, from jungle to desert. Theres also a Cactus House, a Fern House and a Bromeliad House.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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LOCATION
1402 E Galer St, Seattle, WA 98112-2843
Broadway / Capitol Hill
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+1 206-322-4112
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Volunteer park is a attractive park above the city, but was disappointed in the conservatory. It is small with the highlights being the cacti and orchids. The cacti was very well displayed and not crowed with the type of cactus clearly signed. The orchids occupied...More

1  Thank Thomas P
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Reviewed 8 August 2015

I was planning to go over to Volunteer Park to tour and photograph the Seattle Asian Art Museum and when I checked Google for directions I saw that Volunteer Park had a botanical greenhouse known as The Conservatory so I planned to visit it as...More

1  Thank mharrsch
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

This place was really cool. We are first time visitors and we wanted to go. The conservatory was really neat, great array of flowers. However, the nearby park was great as well, do spend time walking the grounds. The weather has been wonderful and we...More

2  Thank Mcaltom
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

This is a beautiful park and worth the visit if you have extra time. the flowers are beautiful and the views are superb.

2  Thank nannyca
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

Perfect place for taking sometime to relax or a nice walk. Flowers are just a beautiful sight and it's a great place to bring kids who are interested in nature or colors...

1  Thank Lisa W
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

Beautiful park with a tranquil surrounding to relax and enjoy a day in the out. Check the water tower in the same park.

1  Thank Gustavo A
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

The Conservatory at Volunteer Park is a lovely old fashioned building with different garden zones inside. Take your micro-lense to capture some amazing flowers and vegetation as well as a few bugs. Then take a walk to the wading pool where along the way there...More

2  Thank Kristi Z
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

the park was great and so close to my daughters place. We climbed up the tower and saw great sights of the city.

1  Thank 400charlesc
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

This large park bustles with activity and is the home of the famous Asian Art Museum and the tropical etc plant conservatory with splendid displays of beautiful plans and flowers many from tropics or deserts

1  Thank mexest
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

One of the best parks I've ever been! There's a lot to see and do and it will involved the whole family

1  Thank kperezmon
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Lrigsby
8 January 2015|
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Response from SeattleFather | Reviewed this property |
There's a great cafe cafe near the park called "The Volunteer Park Cafe". Cheap, friendly and delish.
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