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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

1777 E Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203




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Spend the day at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and discover beautiful indoor and outdoor gardens, dynamic exhibitions, artwork and more.  The Conservatory is family friendly and accessible.


$14 General Admission (ages 13–59)
$11 Seniors (ages 60+)
$7 Children (ages 3–12), free for ages 2 and under
Free for members
Group rates available
Free Parking


Daily 10am–5pm

Open holidays, except Thanksgiving and Christmas. 

Garden Café
Daily 11am–3pm
Weekends 11am–4pm

Coolers may not be brought into the Conservatory.  Please ask at the Visitor Center for outdoor table locations.

Botanica Gift Shop & Greenhouse
Daily 10am–5pm


Guests are welcome and encouraged to take photos and/or video for personal use during their visit to Franklin Park Conservatory. Please view the Visitor Photography Policy for more details.

Commercial photography/videography requires prior approval from the Conservatory’s Event Sales Department. To make a reservation or to learn about rates, contact the Event Sales Department at 614.715.8100 or

On occasion the Conservatory will photograph or take video of guests for educational and/or promotional purposes. Admission to Franklin Park Conservatory grants permission for use of these images.


Franklin Park Conservatory is located at 1777 E. Broad Street, just less than two miles from downtown Columbus, near the intersection of East Broad Street and Nelson Road. Click here to get directions. 


Admission prices and hours subject to change.

Free admission is available on the first Sunday of the month, 10am–5pm, for families and individuals in eligible programs with proof of participation. Visitors must show a photo ID plus one of the following forms of ID at the Visitor Center: Ohio Directions card, Medicaid card, W.I.C. card, Molina card or Care Source Options.