Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
79 locals recommend
About this place
A botanical landmark featuring biomes representing global climates, bonsai, palm and exotic plant collections, 28-acres of outdoor botanical gardens and floral displays. Seasonal exhibitions include Merry & Bright, Orchids! Vibrant Victoriana, and Blooms & Butterflies.
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1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM
Tips from locals
Hands down, my favorite spot to visit. Beautiful gardens indoors and out; butterflies flying about; classes in art, gardening, cooking. The new outdoor children’s garden is a can’t miss. Check out the Chihuly glass exhibit and watch glass blowers at work--you can even take a glass blowing class!
Gorgeous scenery for your Instagram photos! : ) Perfect anytime of year, rain or shine. Stroll through the inside botanical gardens (bonus points if you go during their annual butterfly exhibit!) or play on the outdoor living playground. Take in one of their hotshop demos (glass blowing) or search…