Reservations are added each day at 10am, Wednesday through Sunday. You may see some blocked out dates into the future because we are only taking reservations two weeks in advance. Hours: Wednesdays 10am-8pm and Thursday through Sunday 10am-5pm. The outdoor gardens remain closed. You can join a waitlist by choosing your desired date and time and clicking ‘Join Waitlist.’

Can’t find a reservation at the time you want? Additional reservations are set aside for Members and Garfield Park neighbors. Become a member here. Neighbors call 773-638-1766 or email


COVID-19 UPDATE (as of 3/11/2021): Under public healthy safety guidelines, the Garfield Park Conservatory and Gardens reopened our indoors on February 27 to the general public. We will continue to offer virtual programming to help you stay connected. We want to safely offer you the physical and mental health benefits of nature in our global plant collection. The Spring Flower ShowSaturation launches as we welcome back guests. This year’s show will immerse visitors in practically the entire spectrum in the rainbow!  

Safety: The number of people admitted at one time will be at reduced capacity levels to help ensure social distancing. All visitors and staff are required to wear a mask that covers their nose and mouth and to social distance. All visits must be pre-booked in advance and each reservation will be for up to 60 minutes.  

Click here to read through our FAQs to help you prepare for a visit. 

If you need assistance, please contact us at or call 773-638-1766.  

Location & Hours

300 N. Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624

We are located near the intersection of North Central Park Ave. and Lake St.   

Wednesday 10am-8pm (last entry at 7pm)

Thursday – Sunday 10am-5pm (last entry at 4pm)

Closed Monday and Tuesday

*Please note that some time slots are blocked out for staff to provide plant maintenance and for enhanced cleaning protocols.


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Visits remain FREE! We accept donations from those who are able and want to give. You can donate at time of reservation or at any time on our website here:   


All group tours and in-person programming are cancelled until further notice. For questions, please contact

All in-person programming is cancelled until further notice. Our nature education staff is working to move what we can to virtual platforms when possible. Check out our Resource Center to find at-home nature education activities for all ages


PARKING: We have FREE parking in the Visitor’s Parking Lot just south of the Conservatory entrance., as well as Bike Corrals and a Divvy bike station in front of the building on Central Park Avenue.

You can also take the Green Line to the Conservatory Stop. You won’t miss us, we’re the huge glass building just north of Lake Street on the West side of the street.



The Garfield Park Conservatory is committed to providing a quality experience for all visitors. If you would like to request an accommodation for an upcoming visit, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance by emailing or calling 773-638-1766. Learn more about accessibility at the Conservatory.