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A wonderful hidden Gem!

This is a wonderful place to spend time at, such a beautiful place with so many wonderful plants and so well maintained. The building itself is very unique and then the rooms... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to spend time at, such a beautiful place with so many wonderful plants and so well maintained. The building itself is very unique and then the rooms with the plants are so well cared for. You can experience so many eco-systems from a desert to a tropical rain forest. A great way to spend a... More 

Thank Chestersdrivers
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough about this beautiful conservatory . I visit at least once a month to see the beautiful conservatory rooms. There is no fee for entrance. The staff are welcoming and always willing to answer questions about different species of plants. Rawlings is a must see when visiting Baltimore.

Thank Jessica D
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

This is such a cool place. There are several rooms with different kinds of awesome plants and flowers. The building itself is beautiful and there are even plants for sale in the main entrance area.

1 Thank zinconinco
lewes, de, usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

What a gem. One of the best-kept secrets of Baltimore. All displays were immaculately maintained. A number of the plant species looked like they had been lovingly cared for over many decades. It looked like there was going to be a wedding this weekend as they were setting up a tent ouside. What a lovely venue. Would like to see... More 

Thank calbrigh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

If you like plants or Victorian architecture, or want to see some greenery any month of the year, stroll through the conservatory in Druid Hill Park. An Orchid Room, Mediterranean House, Tropical House, and Desert House feature various biomes with informative signage and tags. A group of preschoolers were there the day we were and were as fascinated as we... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

This is a lovely little gem near the Zoo, with ample free parking (unless there's an event at the Zoo, etc.) Suggested $5 donation per person. I visited with my 16-month old and she enjoyed looking at the flowers and goldfish/turtle in the Koi pond. Our visit was just about a half hour- I think when she's older we could... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Feb 6, 2016 was a sunny but chilly day and my wife and I were looking for something to do. Several wks earlier we went to Bubba Gumps downtown and planned to stop by the Rawlings Conservatory on the way home. But we rolled out of the Inner Harbor too late, Rawlings closes at 4PM. But Saturday we left arrived... More 

1 Thank Barry P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went there to check it out. Great place to go on a date. They have plants from the tropics, the desert, an orchid room, and a palm tree room. The orchid room and palm tree room was all still the original architecture, built in 1887-88 which I personally thought was very neat to look at. The... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

Worth the trip. Very beautiful conservatory. Great value. Right next to the zoo. Visit both and make a day of it. Great poinsettia display during the holidays.

1 Thank FilledWithJoy
Baltimore, Maryland
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

There is a lot to see here all packed in one building. Anyone could spend about an hour here and have a great time, plant lovers will want to come back. Walking into the Orchid room you will experience to most wonderful smell of your life.

Thank Luke M

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