Garfield Park Conservatory

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United States of America - Illinois - Chicago

Institution Code: GARPC

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N. Central Park Avenue
Illinois 60624 United States of America

Telephone: (312) 746-5100
Fax: (773) 638-1777
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Mary Eysenbach, Director of the Conservatories
    Curator's Name: Harvey Bernstein, Curator of Collections
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1908
  • Physical Data
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Latitude: 41.8875190
    Longitude: -87.7161090
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Palms, aroids, orchids, cacti, succulents, tropical ferns, economic plants, medicinal plants.

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes