VISIT ONLY WITH MEMBERS OF IMMEDIATE HOUSEHOLD
With the announcements of the Health Advisory for Columbus and Franklin County residents and the Statewide Curfew for Ohio, we ask that our guests visit the Conservatory with only members of their immediate households.
In accordance with Mayor Ginther’s executive order, Franklin Park Conservatory will require face coverings indoors and outdoors beginning Friday, July 3. Exceptions will be made for children under the age of 6 and individuals with medical exemptions.
Masks will be available for purchase at the Main Entrance for $1.
During your visit, please stay on pathways and refrain from picking flowers, climbing trees or harvesting fruit or produce from gardens. Pets are not permitted at Franklin Park Conservatory. Food and beverages are not permitted in art galleries and outside food is not permitted in the Grand Atrium.
Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times. Costumes or disguises that conceal identity are not permitted. Franklin Park Conservatory reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone who refuses to comply with this policy.
The indoor Garden Cafe is currently closed but guests can enjoy a limited menu from the Conservatory’s outdoor food truck. Food from outside the Conservatory is permitted.
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a smoke-free facility. This policy includes all use of smoking products, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes as well as alternative smoking devices including e-cigarettes, on Conservatory and Botanical Garden grounds. Thank you for your cooperation!
Guests are welcome and encouraged to take photos and/or video for personal, non-commercial use during their visit to Franklin Park Conservatory.
Please view the Photography Policy for more details.
Commercial photography/videography requires prior approval from the Conservatory’s Event Sales Department. A Commercial Shoot Application must be completed & submitted prior to shoot. For more information regarding commerical shoots, please view the Photography Policy.
On occasion the Conservatory will photograph or take video of guests for educational and/or promotional purposes. Admission to the Conservatory, and registration in virtual programming, grants permission for use of these images.
For questions regarding Commercial Photography or Private Function Photography (Portrait Photography; Engagement Photography; Senior Portraits or Maternity Photography), please contact the Event Sales Department at email@example.com, or call 614.715.8100.
Media Photography Requests or Student and Non-Profit Photography Requests can contact the Marketing Department at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 614.715.8150 or 614.715.8000.
Service Animals are permitted at the Conservatory in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Franklin Park Conservatory will occasionally run contests that are open to the public. Past contests have included trivia questions and submission of photos using hashtags. Contest rules will be available to download below.
Ticket Donation Requests
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is happy to support non-profit organizations whose mission aligns with the mission of the Conservatory. Non-profit organizations can request up to four (4) general admission tickets to Franklin Park Conservatory for raffles and auctions. To request tickets, please fill out the form on the Donation Requests page.