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Lincoln Park Conservatory

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A Chicago institution for more than a century, the Conservatory's Main Garden blooms with more than 40,000 annuals.
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2391 N Stockton Dr, At Stockton Dr., Chicago, IL 60614-3419
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+1 312-742-7736
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place just outside the zoo in Lincoln Park. It was a nice quiet (and warm) place to take a break. They had decorated beautifully with Holiday trees and trains. Wonderful mini Koi ponds and every tropical plant you could imagine all set in a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BostonParker
Reviewed 1 week ago

Holiday flowers and trains just ending. Fern room, orchid room in a glass building built in 1868. Easter Exhibit to come in spring... A restful respite in the city with benches throughout to enjoy the plant life.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gayle M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely place to wander amongst some stunning examples of plants from around the world. Perfect to warm yourself on a winter's day too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PSlowly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poinsetias, heliconias, orchids, bannana, guava, oranges, cacao, and ferns are a few of the plants you might get to see inside the hundred year old structure that houses these tropical plants. This is a free attraction and really helps you forget the cold Chicago winter....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VIPTravelExperience
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In December the Conservatory is filled with Poinsettias and other Holiday themed exhibits. The trains in multiple locations are fun to watch for young and old. And..it's FREE !

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have gone to the conservatory many times over the past years and we wanted to see the holiday display and it was outstanding. I have never seen so many varieties of poinsettias and the display was so festive and memorable. I think the displays...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Opinion011
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The holiday display of Poinsettias and Trains will be up until January 6 this year. I love both the Lincoln park conservatory and the Garfield park conservatories - both are reachable by public transportation and are free. Raining or freezing in Chicago? Head to one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maryjok456
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Some of the loveliest varieties of ferns, trees, flowers, and depending on the time of year the corresponding plants and full gardens.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 4 December 2018

The conservatory isn’t large but it is beautiful and well worth the visit. You won’t need long. I visited in December and loved the holiday flower show.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lovetotravel57033
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

The Lincoln park conservatory was a welcome warm respite from a cold rainy Chicago day! It was beautifully decorated for the holidays! The docents were full of helpful facts about the amazing plants displayed and so well cared for.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Michael S
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I too cannot answer. I suggest you call the conservatory - (312) 742-7736
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Response from 932Charles | Reviewed this property |
There is no admission fee and parking on the street is free on Cannon Drive, although it is hard to find an open space.