Admissions Information

Conservatory admission must be purchased for a specific time in advance. No walk-in admissions will be permitted. Admission will only be permitted during time slot purchased. Each time slot begins at the top of the hour and lasts for 45 minutes.

For the safety of everyone, you will also notice other changes during your visit:

  • Face coverings are required to enter the facility. If you are uncomfortable wearing a face mask in the Conservatory, we ask that you wait until this order has been lifted before you plan your next visit. Details regarding Marion County mask order.

  • Conservatory paths will be marked for one-way traffic. Visitors will be asked to practice social distancing while visiting, waiting for admission, and throughout their visit for the park.

  • No restroom facilities will be available.

  • Plant shop will not be operating.

  • No transactions will be taking place at the front desk. All permits, rentals and program registration must be done online or over the phone. No indoor permits or rentals will be available.


Registration Details:

  • Click the date on calendar below for a list of available times. ​Please select the correct time slot when registering. There will be no refunds or transfers once time slot is purchased.

  • Group size is limited to 8. We are not currently doing group tours or programs.

  • Please note, the Conservatory is a tropical greenhouse. If it is hot outside, it will be hot inside.  Please make note of that, when purchasing admissions.

  • Have a Conservatory annual pass? Contact staff to reserve your space.

  • Please contact Conservatory if you have questions during this unusual time 317-327-7183 or

Click on the day you wish to visit, currently available days for purchasing admissions are in RED. You will be redirected to an ActiveNet page that will have all of that day's admission session listed. Click on the session to register.

Session already started? 

Register by phone at 317-327-7183

October 2020

More sessions added each Wednesday