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.
Enjoy a Garden-inspired menu from the team of Chef Stephanie Young at the Conservatory’s Garden Cafe. Outside food and beverage are not 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 Franklin Park Conservatory 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. Contests differ so please download complete rules below for entry.
Current contest rules:
Social Media Contest Rules – #ChihulyFPC
Social Media Contest Rules – Cocktails at the Conservatory
Social Media Contest Rules – Surveys
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.