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 the Conservatory, including outdoor areas that require admission. Pets can be brought to Franklin Park surrounding the Conservatory.
Service Animals are permitted at the Conservatory in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times. Costumes or disguises that conceal identity are not permitted. The Conservatory reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone who refuses to comply with this policy.
The Garden Café is open daily from 11am-4pm. Food and beverages are not permitted in the art galleries.
Food from outside the Conservatory is permitted.
The Conservatory 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 the grounds. Thank you for your cooperation!
Photography & Videography
Guests are welcome and encouraged to take photos and videos 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 commercial 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, etc.), please contact the Event Sales Department at [email protected], or call 614.715.8100.
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. Please check the website and social media for more information and rules.
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.
Franklin Park Conservatory strives to be an inclusive and accessible facility. Visitor translation for general information, access offerings and maps are available for languages: Amharic, Arabic, French, Spanish, Nepali and French.