General Admission
 
$2 per person
2 and under free
Click here for COVID-19 adjusted admissions procedures
Special Event Admission
$4 per person
$10 per family (2 adults max)
 
Conservatory Hours
 
Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm
 
*Admission ends 4:45 PM each day
 
Holiday Hours:
July 3 & 4 closed
Sunken Garden Hours
*Through September 30*
Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 9 pm
Sunday: 1 - 9 pm
 
Holiday Hours:
July 3 & 4 open 2 - 9 pm

 

October-April

Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm

Sunday: 1 - 5 pm

 

 
Pets, food and portrait photography (without a permit) not allowed in the Conservatory.
 
Portrait photography (without a permit) not allowed in the Sunken Garden. For more details on permits click here.
Directions
 
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.
 
Special Events for 2020
All special events occur during normal operating hours, unless otherwise noted. Admission price for all special events is listed above.
Bonsai Show
Dates: Cancelled 2020
Join the Indianapolis Bonsai Club as they showcase their unique bonsai specimens throughout the Conservatory. Club members will be available to answer your questions, and vendors will have items for sale.
Haunted Conservatory
Dates: October 28 & 29, 2020
Get spooked as you walk through the Haunted Conservatory!  We have less scary and scary hours, so there is spooktacular fun for the whole family.  Make sure to check out other fun (and free!) events at the Arts Center and Family Center as a part of Ghoulish Garfield! 
Conservatory Crossing
Dates: Nov 27 - Dec 31, 2020
Evenings until 8 pm:  2020 TBD
Come enjoy our annual winter wonderland!  See the Conservatory decked out in its holiday best with a brilliant display of poinsettias and enjoy running model trains, a train village and thousands of twinkling lights.  
Spring Bulb Show
Dates: TBD
 

It’s springtime at the Garfield Conservatory!  Come see our stunning display of tulips and other spring blooms against the backdrop of our permanent tropical collection. 

Bulbs will be for sale after display.

Gnome Show
Dates: TBD
It’s spring break, and garden gnomes from far and wide have gathered at the Conservatory for a tropical vacation!  Come see this whimsical display of garden gnomes enjoying the tropical escape and see if you can spot them all!
Orchid Show
Dates: TBD
 
The Conservatory will be filled with many of displays of blooming orchids from across the Midwest, all competing for awards.  Come check out this annual event presented by the Central Indiana Orchid Society.  Vendors will also be available with orchids for sale.