All guests must reserve tickets before visiting the Conservatory. In accordance with state and local mandates, face coverings are required for both indoor and outdoor spaces. The Food Truck will be closed through Nov. 2. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Now more than ever, the Conservatory needs your support.
Franklin Park Conservatory relies on funding through admissions, education classes, private events and more- all of which stopped when we temporarily closed our doors in response to COVID-19.
The closure has had a significant impact on our basic operations and it will take some time for us to fully recover. Your gift to the Conservatory will help us make progress more quickly and ensure that the Conservatory is able to provide the beautiful, restorative green respite our community needs.
There is a saying that to plant a garden is to believe in the future. Please help us plant those seeds for a better, brighter, more beautiful tomorrow.
Charitable giving laws have changed under the CARES act. You can now claim deductions for up to $300 in charitable giving, or $600 per household! Learn more.
Other Ways to Give
Monarch SocietyJoin the Monarch Society, a community of loyal philanthropic leaders, by contributing $1,000 or more to the Annual Fund. Your gift enables the Conservatory to fulfill its mission and ensures operational strength and security.
Monarch Society members enjoy special donor events, exclusive behind-the-scenes moments, and personal assistance with their involvement, support and experience of the Conservatory.
We are grateful for the generosity and commitment of the 2019-2020 Monarch Society members.
Tribute GiftsHonor someone special at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Whether you are looking for a unique and unexpected gift for a friend, a meaningful remembrance of a loved one, or a thoughtful recognition of a family member’s accomplishment, we can help you discover a significant way to pay tribute to the important people in your life.
Gifts of $25 or more to Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in recognition of your friends or family show them you are thinking of them while providing needed resources to the Conservatory. A personalized note card will be sent to your honoree notifying him or her of your kindness, the gift amount remaining confidential. Tribute donations are fully tax-deductible. For more information on Tribute Gifts, please call 614.715.8048.
Tree of Life
Share a tribute message on the Tree of Life, a bronze and brass sculpture in the North Conservatory. An engraved bronze, silver or gold leaf can be placed on the sculpture with a tribute message of up to 144 characters, $100 - $500.
A park bench can be dedicated to celebrate and honor a special person. Each bench has an inset plaque allowing for a custom message. The dedication will remain for the life of the bench. Starting at $5,000.
Heirloom SocietyThe Conservatory honors and celebrates the philanthropic legacy of those who have joined with us to plant the future. The Heirloom Society is comprised of individuals who partner with us to fulfill our mission aligned with their philanthropic goals.
With thoughtful planning, you can create a legacy that enables Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens to focus on serving the community today, while ensuring its sustainability into the future.
A legacy gift can take many forms. You can name Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens as a beneficiary in your Will, life insurance, IRA or retirement plan. You can also establish a gift that will provide you payments for life by funding a charitable remainder trust.
If you have already included the Conservatory in your estate plans, please share the good news! To discuss a planned gift, or to notify us of your gift intent please contact Mary Beth McNamee at email@example.com