Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1777 E Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43203
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Spend the day at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and discover beautiful indoor and outdoor gardens, dynamic exhibitions, artwork and more. The Conservatory is family friendly and accessible. Download a map of the Conservatory's building and grounds.
General Admission: 10am–5pm
Click here for Bruce Munro: Light special engagement admission.
$9 seniors and students with valid ID
$6 children 3-17, free for ages 2 and under
Free for members
Group rates available
Click here for Bruce Munro: Light special engagement hours.
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day (open 5–11pm on Christmas)
Botanica Gift Shop & Greenhouse
Admission prices and hours subject to change.
Professional photography or video within the building or surrounding grounds, including bridal, family, engagement, senior pictures, and corporate groups, is only permitted during designated times with advance booking and fees paid based on the length of the session. Download the full policy. Click here for the photo policy regarding Bruce Munro: Light.
If a Level Two snow emergency is declared in Franklin County, it is likely that the Conservatory will be closed to the public. However, if you wish to confirm, you may phone the Conservatory's Security Office at 614.715.8166.
Franklin Park Conservatory is located at 1777 E. Broad Street, just less than two miles from downtown Columbus, near the intersection of East Broad Street and Nelson Road. If your trip to the Conservatory takes you near the downtown Columbus interchanges of I70/I-71 and I-670, be aware that construction is creating shifting traffic patterns and ramp closures. For updated details of closures and detours, visit the Ohio Department of Transportation website for current information and updated maps of the construction zone.
Franklin Park Conservatory Access
Free admission is available on the first Wednesday evening of every month for families and individuals in eligible programs with proof of participation. To be eligible, visitors must show a photo ID plus one of the following forms of ID at the Visitor Center: Ohio Directions card, Medicaid card, W.I.C. card, Molina card or Care Source Options.