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Garfield Park Conservatory

Garfield Park Conservatory

Garfield Park

Temporarily closed


300 N. Central Park Ave., Chicago IL 60624

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3rd largest garden under glass in the world, Garfield Park Conservatory spans 12 acres of indoor & outdoor gardens. A national botanical treasure.

The outdoor gardens are now closed for the season. Thank you so much to all who visited. Please stay tuned for updates by subscribing to our e-newsletter:

We have several live virtual tours, nature classes and programs happening online. Visit our events calendar to sign up:

Health and Safety

Masks Required-Guest

Masks Required-Staff

Reservations Required

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations

Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced

Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits

No Contact Services

Motorcoach Parking Both On-site & Off-site

Group Policy

Average Visit/Tour Length 2-2.5 hrs

Minimum Group Number 10

Virtual Tour

Miles from O'Hare Airport 13.9

Miles from Midway Airport 8.3

Miles from Navy Pier 7.6

Miles from McCormick Place 8.0

Miles from Downtown 6.2




American Express

Complimentary On-site Parking

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Self-Parking Available On-site

Food On-site OTHER

Hours of Operation New hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday; visits set at 90 minute intervals, last entry 6 p.m.nAccess to 10 acres of outdoor gardensn200 guest limit at any time.nFree admission; suggested donations accepted.nSocial distancing required u2013 enforced via on-site signage and staff.nHand-sanitizing stations provided and face coverings required.nRestrooms and water fountains will be closed.


Buy-out Max Capacity 1000

Preferred Catering Providers

Number of Meeting Rooms 3

Largest Room, Theater Capacity 400

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 650

Largest Room, Classroom Capacity 100

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 400

Largest Room, Ceiling Height 20.0

Exhibit Space Available

Largest Room, Max Capacity 650

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style 300

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 1000

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 300

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 400

Max Venue Capacity 1000

Private Meeting Space Available

Avg Meal Price/Person (appetizer, entrée, dessert) $ = up to $14

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