For Members Only

Save the Date! Exhibition Preview

Friday, May 15, 5–8pm
Explore the Conservatory's new exhibition, David Rogers' Big Bugs, and gallery display, Life on the Leaf Edge, before they open to the public.
This exclusive event includes an opportunity to meet the artists, David Rogers and Samuel Jaffe. The Bugman visits with his insect friends at 6pm for a family friendly presentation. The Garden Café and Botanica Gift Shop and Greenhouse are open until 8pm.
Named members are invited to bring one extra guest to this event. 


Member Advantage

Show your member card and save! As a member of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, you can enjoy Buy One, Get One Free admission to these select Columbus museums and attractions:

  • Columbus Museum of Art (through August 31, 2015)
  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • COSI
  • King Arts Complex
  • Ohio History Center & Ohio Village
  • Wexner Center for the Arts
No coupon necessary. Present your current membership card and receive up to two free admissions of equal or lesser value per visit when purchasing two general admission tickets. Tickets must be purchased from the admissions area of the facility you are visiting. Valid on regular-priced admission only, cannot be combined with other discounts or offers. Not valid on prior purchases. No rain checks or refunds. Offer expires December 31, 2015 unless noted otherwise above.

Reciprocal Garden Benefits

Conservatory members enjoy benefits at over 270 gardens and arboreta in North America. Be prepared to present your Conservatory membership card to receive those benefits.  To view an online list of reciprocal American Horticulture Society institutions, visit, and click on Find a Garden. 

Out on the Town

The Conservatory is pleased to participate in Out on the Town, a program offering 20% off food items at participating Dine Originals Columbus restaurants, Sundays through Thursdays. This benefit is available to Centennial and higher level members.

Members receive an Out on the Town discount card which is valid for during the length of your membership. You will receive a new Out on the Town card when you renew your membership. For more details and participating restaurants, please visit the Dine Originals Columbus website. 

If you would like to upgrade your membership to the Centennial level or higher, please stop at the Visitor Center on your next visit or call the membership office at 614.715.8058.

Green Thumb Discount Program

May–October. The Conservatory partners with local businesses including landscapers, greenhouses, garden centers and nurseries to offer special discounts for Conservatory members. 

Thank you to these 2014 participating businesses:










Area garden-themed businesses are invited to become a 2015 Green Thumb Discount Program participant. If you would like to recommend a favorite business, have a question or comment about this program or would like to add your business to this list for 2015, please email or call 614.715.8058.