Franklin Park Conservatory

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United States of America - Ohio - Columbus

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Franklin Park Conservatory

The Mission of Franklin Park Conservatory:
Inspired by horticulture, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens elevates quality of life and connects the community through educational, cultural and social experiences.

Main Address:
Franklin Park Conservatory
1777 East Broad Street
Columbus
Ohio 43203 United States of America

Telephone: (800) 214-7275
Fax: (614) 645-5921
URL: www.fpconservatory.org
Primary Email: info@fpconservatory.org

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Bruce Harkey, Executive Director
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1993
  • Physical Data
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 36 Hectares
    Latitude: 39.9642940
    Longitude: -82.9546270
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: No
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: No
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: No
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Education Programme: Yes