Photography at the Conservatory and Sunken Garden

Photography information has recently changed.

Please read document linked below for updated policies.


Photography permits are not available for the Conservatory (indoors) at this time.

Photography permits are not issued during special events.


Permits MUST be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.

Same day photo permits will not be issued. No exceptions will be made.

A Photography Permit is REQUIRED for the following types of photography in the

Conservatory and/or Sunken Garden:


Non-commercial portrait photography, such as:

Engagement and Wedding photos

Maternity and Family Photos

Senior and Prom photos

 Commercial photography, such as:


Product promo photos


Any filming and/or videography

Permits can be purchased by calling 317-327-7183.

Subject to availability.

Permits will not be issued more than 90 days before photo shoot date

and should be obtained at least 2 weeks in advance.


Contact staff to discuss availability: 317-327-7183 or