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Member Resources

Member Benefits

Member Privileges

All membership levels enjoy the following privileges:

  • Free regular admission (may exclude special exhibitions) to those named on the membership card for one full year from purchase
  • Discounts on select special engagements, education classes and programs to those named on the membership card
  • Patron, Benefactor and Monarch Society members receive free admission to special engagements such as Pumpkins Aglow, Conservatory Aglow and Chihuly Nights
  • 10% discount on purchases from Botanica Gift Shop & Greenhouse (excluding sale and consignment merchandise)
  • 10% discount at the Garden Café and Conservatory Food Truck
  • Invitations to members-only events and activities including exhibition previews and retired plant sales
  • Reciprocal privileges at more than 300 gardens nationwide
  • Discounts at select area museums and attractions through the Columbus Member Advantage Program
  • Discounts at select greenhouses, landscapers, garden centers and nurseries
Reciprocal Garden Benefits

The American Horticultural Society’s Reciprocal Admissions Program offers free admission and/or additional benefits at over 300 gardens throughout North America and the Cayman Islands.

As a Franklin Park Conservatory member, you can take advantage of these reciprocal benefits. Please be prepared to present your membership card when visiting other institutions. To view an online list of reciprocal gardens and arboreta, click here.

Columbus Member Advantage

As a Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Member, you can save $3 on general admission to select Columbus museums and attractions through the Columbus Member Advantage program. No coupon is necessary. Simply show your valid Franklin Park Conservatory Membership card each time you visit! Columbus Member Advantage partners for 2021 include:

  • Columbus Museum of Art and Pizzuti Collection
  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Dawes Arboretum (New in 2021!)
  • Ohio History Center & Ohio Village
  • National Veterans Memorial and Museum
  • Wexner Center for the Arts

Important Terms & Restrictions: Discount good for $3 off per person on general admission only. Limit four (4) discounts per visit. Tickets must be purchased from the admissions area of the facility you are visiting. Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers. Not valid on prior purchases. No rainchecks or refunds. Some restrictions may apply. Offer expires December 31, 2021 unless otherwise noted.

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Special Offer

Conservatory members receive one free ticket to a regular season performance with the purchase of a ticket. Contact the ProMusica box office with current membership number at 614-464-0066.

ProMusica is currently on hold for the 2021 season.

Green Thumb Discount Program

May 1–October 31, 2021

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is pleased to announce the 2021 Green Thumb Discount Program. Local businesses including landscapers, greenhouses, garden centers and nurseries are offering special discounts to our members. We thank these area businesses for their support and participation. This discount excludes sale items and is not valid in conjunction or combination with any other offers. Present your membership card at the following locations and take advantage of their offers.

Details on the offer from each partner are available in the list of participants. 

2021 Green Thumb partners:

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, please email or call 614.715.8054.

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