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Conservatory of Flowers

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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.
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John F. Kennedy Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118
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+1 415-831-2090
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only were the various plants so healthy and so varied, the actual building itself was beautiful. A real look at the past when things were super fancy. It's small, but it is a must see and the entrance fee was well worth every moment...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were strolling around Golden Gate Park and stopped at The Conservatory to take a look at the gardens. Beautiful flowers! A cool kinetic sculpture in front too.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has a great atmosphere! It is a bit small and therefore relatively expensive, but absolutely stunning. Beautiful tropical flowers and a very relaxing place to just walk around. Definitely recommended!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Corinna1982
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We try to visit this place every month as we get to see new blooms and plants. It is a constantly changing place, very well curated! This is in an area, where there are many attractions, but this is a destination by itself. Enjoy the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 331saibals
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful conservatory with lots of space to roam around inside amongst the plants. Perfect activity for a rainy day!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank carawasthere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We could not love this place anymore. Just go and see the beautiful exhibits and arrangements. There is no excuse to leave San Francisco without having visited this spot.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mrives
Reviewed 13 January 2019

We happened into a situation with a docent when the other group members fell away and we had her to ourselves. I have wanted to visit the conservatory for years . Our visit day was cold and rainy, so it was perfect. Such a treasure,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gdr23
Reviewed 7 January 2019

A stunning building from the outside, sadly not matched by the inside. There are too many plants unlabelled and to be frank, its the opposite of the Tardis, somehow its seems smaller on the inside. Its not totally without interest, but, if you are down...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank davidhB4916BM
Reviewed 1 January 2019

Came here over the Christmas holiday. A little tough to get to once you realize you can't drive in certain areas of Golden Gate Park. Very informative, interesting and wide variety to see. Self paced, easy to get around and friendly staff. My wife did...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Subguy81
Reviewed 20 December 2018

We were welcomed by a very pleasant lady who helped us find our way back to the bus stop as she sold us our tickets. This place is orchid heaven and such a nice place to wander if you like plants and flowers. Would be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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24 May 2018|
Response from Flounder M | Reviewed this property |
Climate is humid and I believe there was a banana tree but not palm or roses.
Thomas K
7 July 2017|
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Response from T8670RPlm | 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
14 April 2016|
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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