Photography at the Conservatory and Sunken Garden

Photography information has recently changed. Please read document linked below for updated policies.


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 from Conservatory front desk, 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