For Members Only

Butterfly Releases

May 17, July 12 & August 9, 9:30am and 9:45am.
As part of the Blooms & Butterflies exhibition, new members can release their own newly emerged butterfly into the Pacific Island Water Garden. 
$5 per butterfly. Registration required, opens the first day of each month. 

Member Advantage

Show your member card and save! Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens partners with Columbus area museums and attractions to offer discounts through the Member Advantage program. Participating 2014 attractions include: Columbus Museum of Art • Columbus Zoo & Aquarium • COSI • King Arts Complex • Ohio Historical Society • Wexner Center for the Arts

Download Member Advantage Coupons

Additional offers include:
BalletMet Columbus: $5 off regularly priced tickets. Call the BalletMet box office at 614.229.4848

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra: Buy-one-get-one free ticket offer to regular season performances (excludes New Year’s Eve concert and May Soiree). Call the ProMusica box office at 614.464.0066

Reciprocal Garden Benefits

Conservatory members enjoy benefits at over 270 gardens and arboreta in North America. Be prepared to present your Conservatory membership card to receive those benefits.  To view an online list of reciprocal American Horticulture Society institutions, visit, and click on Find a Garden. 

Out on the Town

The Conservatory is pleased to participate in Out on the Town, a program offering 20% off food items at participating Dine Originals Columbus restaurants, Sundays through Thursdays. This benefit is available to Centennial and higher level members.

Members receive an Out on the Town discount card which is valid for during the length of your membership. You will receive a new Out on the Town card when you renew your membership. For more details and participating restaurants, please visit

If you would like to upgrade your membership to the Centennial level or higher, please stop at the Visitor Center on your next visit or call the membership office at 614.715.8058.

Green Thumb Discount Program

May–October, 2014. The Conservatory partners with local businesses including landscapers, greenhouses, garden centers and nurseries to offer special discounts for Conservatory members. 

Thank you to these 2013 participating businesses:









We invite other area garden-themed businesses to become a Green Thumb Discount Program participant. If you would like to recommend a favorite business, have a question or comment about this program or would like to add your business to this list for 2014, please email or call 614.715.8058.