Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden, Indianapolis

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web
Garfield Park Conservatory and Gardens is located within the 136 acre Garfield Park, on Indianapolis' near south side.

The 10,000 sq. ft. Conservatory is open year round and houses hundreds of orchids, fruiting trees, and koi ponds.

The outdoor Sunken Garden blooms with tulips in the spring and an annual display in the summer. Environmental education programs are available for children, adults, and families.
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  • I did a self-guided tour at the Garfield Park Conservatory. Remember to pick up the conservatory's plant collection where you match the number of the plant's label to the number in the guide. Monday-F...  read more »
  • Got about 1/4 of the way through the self guided tour of the Conservatory and had already killed 3 mosquitoes that had been biting me, I think I got bit by 2 more that got away. Had to turn around and...  read more »
  • My friend and I were are both avid gardeners, so couldn't pass up the chance to visit the conservatory. It was just beautiful inside that lovely glass building. I've never seen so many beautiful and l...  read more »
  • We were not able to enter the Conservatory due to closing for National Holiday. What we could see from the windows, the facility looks impressive. Will attempt to return another day. Was not impressed by the Sunken Gardens. Well maintained grounds, but would rather rename as Sunken Lawns. There is a lack of actual gardens and large grass lawns in place. The old photos show a more impressive garden than today's venture.
  • Love the experience. Beautiful zen full place , most def will try to come wkly 😘😘😘
  • Went through with my grand kids they loved it! !!
  • Went to the reptile and amphibian show and had a great time! We had never been to the conservatory before, so checking out the plants were an unexpected delight. It is a great place to take young kids because it is not too big and overwhelming for them.
  • Beautiful! I love the waterfall and the koi ponds. Such a lovey place!
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