All guests must reserve tickets before visiting the Conservatory. In accordance with state and local mandates, face coverings are required for both indoor and outdoor spaces.
The Food Truck will be closed through Nov. 2. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Select A Ticket

Guests, including members, must reserve a ticket before their visit. The ticket reserves an arrival time but guests are welcome to stay for the remaining admission hours.

There are currently five ticket types available for purchase or reservation: General AdmissionChihuly Nights, Conservatory Aglow Vulnerable Population Hours and Community Days.  After selecting a ticket type, guests will be prompted to specify a date, arrival time, and the number of tickets. Tickets prices are listed during selection but they can be viewed in advance on our Plan A Visit page.

If you don’t have access to a computer or mobile device or if you’re a Reciprocal Garden Member, call the Visitor Center at 614-715-8002 to reserve tickets.

General Admission General Admission tickets provide access to the entire Conservatory from 10am-5pm. Guests, including members, will need to reserve a timed ticket ahead of time. Capacity for both indoors and outdoors is limited. 

General Admission includes:
-Exhibitions: Harvest Blooms, Paul Busse Garden Railway, Bonsai, and the Chihuly Collection
-Gardens and Collections
-Botanica Gift Shop and Greenhouse
-Conservatory Food Truck (Closed through Nov. 2. Refreshments are available for purchase at Botanica Gift Shop.)

Buy General Admission Tickets
In order to prepare for Holiday Blooms the Dorothy M. Davis Showhouse will be closed the follow days and times: Tuesday, Nov. 3 - Thursday, Nov. 5 all day, Friday, Nov. 6 until midday and Tuesday, Nov. 10 all day. We apologize in advance for an inconvenience.

Chihuly Nights There's one Chihuly Night still available for reservation on November 6 from 7-10pm.

Chihuly Nights is an evening experience for guests to enjoy the vibrant colors of the Conservatory's private collection of Chihuly glass. The installations visually transform in the dusk and evening light. Special engagement admission and membership rates apply.

Chihuly Nights includes:
-Gardens and Collections (the Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children's Garden will close at dusk)
-Botanica Gift Shop and Greenhouse & Chihuly Gift Store

Buy Chihuly Nights Tickets
Conservatory Aglow Conservatory Aglow is a Special Engagement that occurs November 14th 2020 - January 10th 2021 from 5-9pm. On these dates, General Admission will end at 4pm.

The outdoor Conservatory experience will be twinkling, glowing, and magical thanks to thousands of lights presented in stunning displays.

Conservatory Aglow includes:
-Gardens and Collections (the Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children's Garden will close at 9pm)
-Botanica Gift Shop and Greenhouse

Buy Conservatory Aglow Tickets
Vulnerable Population Hours Every Thursday the Conservatory will open at 9am for guests with high-risk considerations, such as seniors or people with compromised immune systems.

The Conservatory will open at 10am for General Admission. At that time, guests are encouraged to do whatever they feel most comfortable with, whether it's continuing their visit or leaving.

Vulnerable Population Hours include:
-Gardens and Collections
-Botanica Gift Shop and Greenhouse

Buy Vulnerable Population Hours Tickets
Community Days Community Days are free to residents of Franklin County and Columbus. A valid ID will be required upon arrival.

Community Days are part of the Conservatory's mission to make the gardens more accessible. Now that capacity is limited to facilitate social distancing, reservations fill up quickly. This is where we need your help. To make sure Community Days stay true to their purpose, we ask that visitors please consider the following before reserving a Community Day visit:

1. If you are a member (members receive free admission every day) or have the means to support the Conservatory through admission, please consider visiting on a different day.

2. Before making a reservation, please make sure you can attend. Not showing up takes away an opportunity for someone who might not otherwise be able to visit.

3. Please cancel your reservation if you can no longer attend. We completely understand that plans change. We just ask that you let us know, so we can open our doors to another member of the community. To cancel, please call the Visitor Center at 614-715-8002 or email

Reservations for the November 1 Community Day are currently available.

Reserve Community Day Tickets


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