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Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden

Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A tropical vacation for an afternoon

They have multiple different programs as the seasons change. The plants and education are fun... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
Beautiful Park and Gardens Indoor and Outdoor

This is a huge outdoor park with a well groomed flower garden with several hummingbirds flitting... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Washington, DC
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Garfield Park Conservatory within Garfield Regional Park, is a 10,000 square foot tropical rainforest conservatory. The grounds include a 3 acre Sunken Garden and fountains and a Children's Garden.
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2505 Conservatory Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46203-4279
+1 317-327-7183
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Reviewed 5 days ago

They have multiple different programs as the seasons change. The plants and education are fun, & interesting. You can go through on your own or take the guided tour. If you go through with a guide. Go with a small group. It is hard to...More

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Jessica H, Naturalist at Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your feedback. Have a lovely day! Garfield Park Staff

Reviewed 7 August 2018

I visited Garfield garden last week. It is a nice conservatory with a beautiful formal garden outside. There is a reasonable $2 fee per visitor. However there is “no portrait photograph w/o permit rule”. I assume that meant professional and/ or formal photographs like wedding,...More

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Jessica H, Park Naturalist at Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hello Ted, We do allow visitors to take one or two photos of themselves and or their families on their visit. It is always nice to have a few pictures of yourselves visiting a place to say "you were there" and not just pictures of...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is a huge outdoor park with a well groomed flower garden with several hummingbirds flitting from flower to flower. For a $2 entry fee per person we entered the indoor tropical garden with several amazing flowers, plants, and trees. Saw some chandelier flowers and...More

1  Thank rimjhim1
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Lots of walking, biking trails. The sunken gardens are beautiful and they have hammocks set out, chess and checkers to play. Its was so peaceful. The arboretum was closed but we thoroughly enjoyed are walk

Thank corinneb527
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We loved visiting this place especially on a rainy day. The flowers are beautiful and love the indoor waterfall. We spent about 1 hour enjoying the 100's of plants, fish and trees.

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Just south of downtown Indianapolis is a very large and very beautiful park with a conservatory, art center, walking and bike paths, picnic areas and more. The sunken gardens adjacent to the conservatory are nearly breathtaking with manicured parterres and stunning fountains. Stroll through the...More

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Part of the renaissance of the South side of Indianapolis, this park was resurrected from obscurity and demise by a dedicated Friends of Garfield Park group. Today, there are open vistas, lots of walking paths, an indoor athletic center, arboretum, and amazing fountains. Look for...More

Thank Dwwantz
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Sweet old conservatory, well maintained, with beautiful sunken gardens. Cheap entry fee. Special events and plant shows.

Thank Kay N
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

The conservatory is nice and kept up well, and the sunken garden is pretty to look at. The children's garden got my wife's interest more than anything though! It's a great place to visit, but very small compared to the one in fort wayne. However,...More

Thank twhite90
Reviewed 8 June 2018

When I am visiting out of town, gardens are always something I look for first. And when I saw these I knew I had to go. Since I slept in late on my first morning, I knew this would be perfect for my first stop....More

1  Thank Sburris65
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2 June 2018|
Response from WayneS1064 | Reviewed this property |
Its not big. Half hour is enough to look at everything........and it. Then maybe relax in the sunken gardensfor a half hour.