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There are many benefits to being a member at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Your membership supports the Conservatory’s exhibitions, programs and community outreach initiatives. Join or renew at one of the several membership levels that is right for you.

Want to purchase a Gift Membership online? CLICK HERE for step by step instructions.

Members receive FREE Daytime Admission and Half-Price Special Engagement Evening Admission to Conservatory Aglow, Pumpkin Nights, and Chihuly Nights.

Member Special Engagement Evening Admission Rates (after 5pm):

$11 Adult Member / $22 Adult General Admission

$9.50 Senior Member (ages 60+) / $19 Senior General Admission

$6 Child Member (ages 3-12) / $12 Child General Admission

*Patron, Benefactor and Monarch Society memberships receive free admission to Conservatory Aglow. Simply show your membership card at check-in.



Membership Levels

$35 Access
Plus tax
A reduced rate family membership for families in eligible programs with proof of participation: CareSource, Ohio Directions card, Medicaid card, W.I.C. card or Molina card.
$40 Senior
Plus tax
Admits one individual age 60 and over.
$55 Individual
Plus tax
Admits one named individual listed on the membership card.
$95 Duo
Plus tax
Admits two named adults listed on the membership card.
$80 Senior Duo Membership available for adults ages 60+.
Plus tax.
$135 Family
Plus tax
Admits two named adults as well as all children or grandchildren ages 18 and under listed on the membership card.
$185 Family Premium
Plus tax
(Previously Supporting Level)
Family benefits, plus free admission for up to 2 guests attending with the member(s).
$250 Patron
Plus tax
Family benefits, plus free admission for up to 4 guests attending with the member(s).
$500 Benefactor
Plus tax
Family benefits, plus free admission for up to 6 guests attending with the member(s).
Monarch Society Donors making gifts of $1000 or more to the Conservatory's Annual Fund enjoy the benefit of Conservatory membership plus exclusive opportunities. For more information, click here or call 614.715.8042.
$40 Add-On Guest
Plus tax
Adding 1 to 2 (max) guests to your membership allows you to bring a different person (any age) each time you visit.

Membership Frequently Asked Questions

Member Update:
Columbus Arts and Culture Fee

For all membership renewals and purchases beginning July 1, 2019, and for events taking place in the City of Columbus, a 5% ticket fee will be applied. The Columbus arts and culture fee will be applied to for-and nonprofit arts, sports and entertainment tickets and admissions in the City of Columbus. The proceeds will provide public funds to help support and sustain nonprofit arts and cultural organizations like Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

Please note, the ticket fee is applied to the number of guests the membership accommodates for one visit, NOT the full value of the membership which may include other benefits such as gift shop discounts or reciprocal access at other institutions.


Educator, Military & Student Discounts

Take 10% off any membership category if you are a full-time, active educator or an active or retired military personnel.

Present current teacher or military identification at the Visitor’s Center to qualify for this discount.


Students (with valid ID) receive 10% off the Individual membership.

Join or Renew

By Phone or Online Call the Membership Office at 614.715.8054
(Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm) or fill out our online registration form.
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By Mail or Fax 1. Print and complete the downloadable membership form
2. Fax or mail it to:

Membership Department, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1777 East Broad Street , Columbus, OH 43203
Fax: 614.715.8144
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In Person Visit the Conservatory and complete a membership application at the Visitor Center. Your membership will be in effect immediately and you will receive free admission at that time. Get Directions

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