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Conservatory of Flowers

Conservatory of Flowers

Garden and Museum
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
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  • Andrea
    "Don't miss the butterflies!"(6 Tips)
    K12 Inc
    "Victorian greenhouse is the oldest building in the park"(5 Tips)
    Carmen M.
    "Wicked Plants Exhibit is fantastic!"(3 Tips)
    Ana H.
    "The chomp 2 exhibit is awesome."(3 Tips)
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  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Conservatory of Flowers is a gem of Victorian architecture built back in the 19th century featuring the most beautiful flowers, tropical, aquatic and potted plants.
  • Ashley B.
    Ashley BowlesFebruary 23
    Beautiful! The butterflies are not to be missed. No strollers allowed which is a huge inconvenience with a small baby.
  • Lana C.
    Lana ChanAugust 6, 2013
    If you're planning to visit this and the de Young Museum on the free first Tuesdays of the month, come here first due to the smaller facility there's likely a line to get in
  • Bodil Jane
    Bodil JaneJuly 30, 2016
    I have been to many greenhouses but this one is the best. Maintained very well and an amazing collection of plants and flowers. Especially the room with aquatic plants is beautiful.
  • Christina M D.
    Christina M DillonSeptember 26, 2011
    Beautiful place. Flowers and plants are just amazing. Walk through the various greenhouses is quite an experience. Current exhibit it Wicked Plants, very well done and lots of interesting information.
  • SF Weekly
    SF WeeklyMay 31, 2012
    SF Weekly’s Best Of 2012 Winner – Editorial Pick- Best First Date. Bring romance back to its together-in-real-time, stop-and-smell-the-flowers basics with a visit to the iconic Conservatory of... Read more
  • SJ8544123 L.
    SJ8544123 LNovember 2, 2014
    so pretty♥ butterfly zone is must n mini garden railroad is so cute ;) they have many rare plants, check them out!
  • Silvia E.
    Silvia EdgellApril 5, 2015
    Amazing and a must visit if you enjoy nature. Rare orchids and tropical plants.
  • Rosemarie M.
    Rosemarie McKeonJune 5, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Check out the Blooms and Butterflies Exhibit and leave with a sense of awe and wonder.
  • Jen Q.
    Jen QMay 31, 2015
    It's a small space but packed with plants. Bring a friend who knows a lot about plants to get the best experience
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonMarch 25, 2016
    Until Sunday, April 10, The Conservatory of Flowers is celebrating the Centennial of San Francisco’s historic world's fair with their newest exhibit, the Garden Railway.
  • K12 Inc
    K12 IncJune 30, 2011
    Did you know? The elaborate glass and wood Victorian greenhouse is the oldest building in the park, and the oldest conservatory of its kind in North America. Read more
  • The Bold Italic
    The Bold ItalicFebruary 28, 2011
    No longer on the UNESCO World Heritage “100 Most Endangered Places” list - thankfully. With so many plants and butterflies and orchids it's impossible not to find serenity here. Read more
  • TerraTopia
    TerraTopiaJuly 14, 2011
    Now thru October, check out the special exhibit "Wicked Plants: Botanical Rogues & Assassins." In an eerie Victorian garden, you'll discover infamous plants who've claimed many an unfortunate victim. Read more
  • mylifeisgorgeous
    mylifeisgorgeousOctober 23, 2011
    Inside this white victorian architecture greenhouse there are several tropical paradises and a gorgeous room with alive butterflies. Kezar Dr. (Inside Gloden Gate Park) Read more
  • Irene M.
    Irene MApril 30, 2015
    A beautiful paradise, well worth the price of admission. Wonderful way to spend an afternoon.
  • Melon L.
    Melon LAugust 31, 2015
    Perfect way to spend an afternoon. Free on first Tuesdays of the month.
  • ToryBurch
    ToryBurchMay 6, 2011
    This newly restored conservatory in Golden Gate Park boasts stunning architecture and 1,700 species of flowers.
  • We Travel A.
    We Travel And BlogJanuary 16, 2015
    Gorgeous building inside and out, your San fransisco visit isn't complete without stroll here!
  • Zoe F.
    Zoe FujiiDecember 30, 2013
    A really fun day activity in Golden gate park! Only $5 with a student ID
  • Andrea
    AndreaJuly 24, 2013
    Dress in layers when it's chilly out - it is pretty hot & humid inside. Don't miss the butterflies!
  • David B.
    David BernalNovember 25, 2014
    The price is more than reasonable for all the beauty you will find inside
  • Carmen I.
    Carmen IbarraFebruary 2, 2015
    Open from 10 am to 4 pm -- closed Mondays!
  • Jess L.
    Jess LMarch 22, 2016
    Come here on a cool day - it's warm inside! Fun place to wander, I always see something new.
  • Tom A.
    Tom AOctober 12, 2014
    Jared And I doing our seasonal visit. Always different!
  • Sunil G.
    Sunil GargApril 2
    If you're from SF, ask for the SF resident discount!
  • Fi V.
    Fi VeiNovember 9, 2015
    So many kinds of orchids you won't believe! Incredible!
  • Richard R.
    Richard RevillaOctober 17, 2014
    Don't touch these they will eat your arm. Very hot and humid here so be prepared.
  • Stephanie R.
    Stephanie RobinsonJune 2, 2015
    Free admission on the first Tuesday of the month!
  • T T.
    T TamNovember 30, 2014
    Beatiful building with lovely grounds.
  • David D.
    David DanaAugust 7, 2012
    Kids will live to push the buttons and hear roars
  • Rochelle M.
    It's FREE the 1st Tuesday of every month.
  • Thaisa F.
    Thaisa FernandesJanuary 7, 2015
    Very beautiful place. They dont accept dogs.
  • National Wildlife Federation
    Located by Golden Gate Park, check out the Conservatory of Flowers for the Return of the Carnivorous Plants exhibit. Read more
  • Omar
    OmarApril 1, 2014
    Free on first Tuesday of the month!
  • John B.
    John BobeldykMay 17, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Smell everything. There are flowers that smells like coconut, grape, bubblegum, and vanilla.
  • Dora
    DoraJune 30, 2010
    Photo op! The 12,000 square-foot Victorian greenhouse is one of the most photographed sites in SF. Powered by ParentsConnect.com Read more
  • Coley F.
    Coley ForestJune 11, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get married here. I did and it was FANTASTIC <3 http://flic.kr/s/aHsjtFYM5V
  • Carlos A.
    Carlos AndradeMarch 5, 2016
    Sunny day + wholefoods sandwiches + whine + blanket = awesome afternoon at the park
  • Ann S.
    Ann SwellcityguideOctober 1, 2016
    Check out their calendar for special events
  • Scott F.
    Scott FisherApril 28, 2015
    There is a small fee for entrance.
  • Daniel Patrick S.
    Daniel Patrick SimmonsSeptember 27, 2010
    Make sure to run through the sprinkles, feels great on a warm day!
  • Kelly .
    Kelly 🍰June 23, 2014
    San Francisco residents get $5 admission with ID.
  • lydie t.
    lydie thomasJanuary 5, 2010
    Go visit their special exhibition: Golden Gate Express Garden Railway. The motto of the exhibition: reuse, recycle, repurpose. Fun Fun Fun
  • Lucinda B.
    Lucinda BSeptember 4, 2012
    Free on the first Tuesday of the month!
  • Lucia C.
    Lucia CisilottoMarch 9, 2013
    Love the photo booth at the back! :)
  • Andrew B.
    Andrew BuddSeptember 21, 2013
    Dress in layers it can be warm inside.
  • Ana H.
    Ana HRAugust 3, 2010
    The chomp 2 exhibit is awesome. Check out the giant pitcher plants!
  • Amy M.
    Amy MarAugust 17, 2013
    This place always makes me wonder why anyone would willingly move out of California.
  • Raul P.
    Raul PettorutiSeptember 12, 2013
    Beautiful people
  • Chris S.
    Chris SMarch 2, 2015
    Gorgeous happy plants :D
  • Starr W.
    Starr WhittakerFebruary 21, 2012
    Take the tour! Really interesting.
  • Jo
    JoApril 2, 2013
    Free on the first Tuesday of the month
  • Jessica T.
    Jessica TaylorMay 29, 2016
    SF residents get discount on admission
  • Samuel N.
    Samuel NadelmanSeptember 2, 2014
    Feed me Seymore! CHOMP!
  • A. KRN .
    A. KRN 🙈April 18, 2014
    Fantastic <3
  • Lindsay K.
    Lindsay KrellApril 21, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Free docent tours on the hour.
  • Carmen M.
    Carmen MarinMay 30, 2011
    Wicked Plants Exhibit is fantastic! Read more
  • Jose C.
    Jose CapoSeptember 11, 2011
    pretty flowers and fun plants
  • Justin D.
    Justin DiasAugust 7, 2011
    Check out the opera singers under the bridge!
  • Nate F.
    Nate FolkertJuly 4, 2016
    strollers are not allowed inside
  • Mikahla V.
    Mikahla VicinoFebruary 17, 2016
    Don't photo bomb the weddings
  • Jody K.
    Jody KichererMay 8, 2013
    They don't allow strollers inside
  • Max R.
    Max RadenMarch 6, 2011
    Great on a rainy day.
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel ShihJuly 29, 2013
    Closed on Mondays
  • Caroline W.
    Caroline WilliamsMay 20, 2012
    LOOK AT THE BEAUTIFULL FLOWERES
  • Jessica W.
    Jessica WilliamsenMarch 14, 2011
    Closes at 4 on Sundays.
  • BluLabel D.
    BluLabel DailyDealsMarch 11, 2010
    Check out Chomp - the'Carnivorous Plant Exhibit'
  • Guilherme 梅.
    Guilherme 梅田October 29, 2016
    Um dos lugares com uma quantidade grande de espécies de plantas e flores! Tudo muito bem cuidado! Foi um dos pontos altos do Golden Gate Park!
  • Iris H.
    Iris HernandezJanuary 12
    Cobran la entrada y no me acuerdo cuanto, igual pueden disfrutar de la vista !
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