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Conservatory of Flowers

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John F. Kennedy Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118
+1 415-831-2090
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The oldest existing building in Golden Gate Park, this Victorian-era greenhouse showcases a wide variety of tropical and seasonal flowers.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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John F. Kennedy Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118
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"carnivorous plants"
in 25 reviews
"golden gate park"
in 69 reviews
"butterfly exhibit"
in 16 reviews
"special exhibit"
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"dahlia garden"
in 11 reviews
"butterfly room"
in 10 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 15 reviews
"pitcher plants"
in 8 reviews
"kew gardens"
in 6 reviews
"different species"
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"plant life"
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"free admission"
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"entrance fee"
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"gift shop"
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"on display"
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"take your time"
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"rainy day"
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

The layout is very pleasant and the plants are beautiful. But due to the limited horizontal space, it can feel a bit claustrophobic in some sections. Fortunately it didn't have too many visitors when we were there. So that wasn't too big an issue. The...More

Thank GlobalCitizen0001
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

What a lovely conservatory, imagine Kew or NY Botanical Garden on a tiny scale, but the same era. Gorgeous flowers, so peaceful, a perfect respite from the hustle of the city.

Thank Ken A
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Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

This was absolutely remarkable, worth the $6 beautiful spend an hour or two just basking in the flowers and the nature. I went on a rainy day

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Reviewed 3 December 2015

I have had never the opportunity to enjoy so many varieties of orchids before! This place is really wonderful, full of exotic plants and flowers. If you like nature, this visit is a must!

Thank Fidias V
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

Okay, if facts about flowers is not your "thing," then you may not have enjoyed this as much as I did, but when I walked in, the woman said that a guided tour was about to begin. A docent named Phil led me and about...More

1  Thank Z1361YKmelissam
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Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

The conservatory of flowers is in Golden Gate Park and should not be confused with the botanical gardens. It is a self-contained indoor facility separated into into several habitats. Very pretty and unusual flowers all year around. Also has picturesque facade. A must-see on a...More

1  Thank jeffmd49
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

This is place you need to go to or take your family to. Having a background in horticulture I really appreciate this place. I have brought my children here and they loved it, memories they still have. It is a smaller green house but it...More

1  Thank daveb914
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

This was my favorite place in Golden Gate Park. The flowers were so lovely. There was a surprise around every corner. The setting of the building was magnificent too.

1  Thank literature-lover
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

We dropped by at about 3 on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. GG Park was alive with people. The Conservatory was fairly packed, too. The interior walkways are so narrow that it doesn't take too many people to do that. We paid $8 each and it...More

1  Thank Cameron M
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

This amazing building was purchased from sears and now houses some of the finest plant specimens in the Bay Area The water pond is out of this world and its a great place to warm up on a cold SF day since the temperature inside...More

1  Thank Christina L
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Thomas K
6 July 2017|
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Response from L M | Reviewed this property |
A couple of options you could take. San Francisco has a pretty extensive public transit system. (muni service). You could look up Muni service map and figure it our from you starting point. Or, easier than that is Uber... More
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Response from Santde | Reviewed this property |
It's not free. $8 per person for non SFO residents. For hours and admission fees please check at conservatoryofflowers website. Admission fees General public: $8.00 for Adults $6.00 for Youth ages 12-17, Seniors age 65... More
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