$2 per person
2 and under free
Admissions can be purchased upon arrival at front desk.
Special Event Admission
$4 per person
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Indy Parks is requiring face masks in all indoor facilities, including the Conservatory.
For outdoor spaces, park visitors are encouraged to practice social distancing.
We appreciate your patience and cooperation.
Learn more about the Conservatory's plant collection during your visit by clicking below.
Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm
Last admissions at 4:45 pm.
Tuesday, October 5 - Staff Development
Monday, October 11 - Indigenous Peoples Day
Sunken Garden Hours
Through October 3
Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 9 pm
Sunday: 1 - 9 pm
Garden gates remain closed when weather is inclement.
Beginning October 4, Garden will close at 5 pm.
Sunken Garden Holiday Hours:
Tuesday, October 5 - Closed
Monday, October 11 - Closed
A permit is required for all portrait photography in Conservatory and/or Sunken Garden. For details on permits click here.
Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 4:30 pm
Blake's Garden will be closed when the Conservatory is closed.
Blake's Garden is a children's garden space east of the Conservatory. Admissions is free to this space.
From I-65 S
Take I-65 North to Exit 109, East Raymond St. Turn left onto E Raymond St. Turn left at the next intersection onto Shelby St. Go 0.3 miles and turn right into Garfield Park, Conservatory will be on the left as you enter. If you pass the public library on Shelby St. you have gone too far.
From 1-65 N
Take I-65 South to Exit 109, East Raymond St. Turn right onto E Raymond St. from the middle lane. Turn left at the first cross street onto Shelby St. Go 0.3 miles and turn right into Garfield Park, Conservatory will be on the left as you enter. If you pass the public library on Shelby St. you have gone too far.
Note the Conservatory entrance is on the north side off of Shelby St. You will not be able enter through the south doors.
Conservatory Art Works
There are several sculptures throughout the Conservatory. All have been graciously donated by volunteers, either through direct donation to the Conservatory or monetary donation to the Friends of Garfield Park for commissioned work.
Limestone Log with Frogs
Indianapolis based sculptor, Truman Edison, has been carving Indiana limestone since 2017. Since then, he has carved several commissioned pieces as well as many for his own education. Truman has long admired the limestone craftsmanship and artistry on display in his home city of Indianapolis and across the state of Indiana. As his portfolio grows, Truman looks forward to adding his work to that proud tradition. Examples of his past work are on display at his website:
Truman the Carver