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Life Happens Here

What will you experience?
Colorful Escapes
Immersive Worlds
A New Passion
Life's Special Moments

Blooms & Butterflies

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On View Through May 31

Graceful butterflies fly freely in the Pacific Island Water Garden, a tropical haven filled with colorful blooms.

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Paul Busse Garden Railway

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On View Through Jan. 9, 2022

All aboard! The Paul Busse Garden Railway is making its way through the Grand Mallway.

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Take A Class

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Horticulture, Art & Culinary Classes Available

Whether you're learning something new or perfecting an old skill, the Conservatory is for you. Many classes are available in-personal or virtually.

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Host an Event

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Now Booking

Weddings, social & corporate events and more. Prime dates available in 2021 and 2022!

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Spring at the Conservatory The Conservatory is one of the premier places to experience springtime in central Ohio. Find out how to spend the season here with our seasonal brochure. Read Now
Bonsai Collection A rotating selection of trees from the Conservatory’s Bonsai Collection will be on display in the Dorothy M. Davis Showhouse and the Bonsai Courtyard. Learn More
Community Day The first Sunday of every month is free to residents of Columbus and Franklin County. This June, Community Day is sponsored by Crane Group. Make A Reservation
Gardening & Environmental (All Ages) Gardening with Annuals: Color, Texture, and Stunning Scenes May 13 | $25, $20 for members
Fine Arts & Crafts (Adults) Hot Shop Studio Class: Terrariums May 13 | $80, $72 FOR MEMBERS
Fine Arts & Crafts (Adults) Hot Shop Studio Class: Hummingbird Feeders May 14 | $80, $72 for members
Culinary Arts (All Ages) The Sustainable Kitchen: Brunch May 15 | In Person: $45, $40 for members
Virtual: $25, $20 for members
Gardening & Environmental (All Ages) Composting with Wigglers: Worm Bin Workshop May 18 | In-person with supplies: $65, $60 for members
Virtual with supply list: $25, $20 for members
Events (All Ages) Vulnerable Population Hours May 20 | General Admission Rates
Fine Arts & Crafts (Adults) Hot Shop Studio Class: Terrariums May 20 | $80, $72 FOR MEMBERS
Culinary Arts (Adults) Wood Fire Oven: Pizza May 20 | $45, $40 for members
Fine Arts & Crafts (Adults) Hot Shop Studio Class: Hummingbird Feeders May 21 | $80, $72 for members
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