COVID-19 UPDATE (as of 11/2/2020): The outdoor gardens, including the The Flowers of Monet exhibit in the Artist’s Garden, are now closedThank you so much to all who visited. The Garfield Park Conservatory is closed to the public until further notice.  Please stay tuned for updates on our transition to the indoors on this page or click here to subscribe to our newsletter. 

Click here to enjoy a virtual background showcasing the Winter Flower Show: Gratitude. We miss you and we hope to welcome you to the Conservatory soon. As a part of the Protect Chicago strategy, we are not transitioning to indoor garden visits at this time. In the meantime, please stay safe, and we hope to continue to stay connected with you virtually. We are grateful for you! 

Location & Hours

300 N. Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624

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

The outdoor and indoor gardens are closed until further notice.  


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Visits are FREE; suggested donation is $10/adult, $5/child.   


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

All in-person programming is cancelled through December 31, 2020. 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. Please note, all outdoor pathways on the campus map below are concrete, with pavers or are hard-packed gravel. Smaller side pathways not pictured on the map may be covered in mulch or sand. Learn more about accessibility at the Conservatory.