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Volunteer Park Conservatory

1402 E Galer St, Seattle, WA 98112-2843
+1 206-322-4112
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A quiet little gem.

We chose to go here because we were avoiding the crowds we had already experienced at other... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Burbank, California
December Visit

The conservatory was gorgeous with orchids and Holiday decorations. The train was running and the... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
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1402 E Galer St, Seattle, WA 98112-2843
Broadway / Capitol Hill
+1 206-322-4112
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

We chose to go here because we were avoiding the crowds we had already experienced at other attractions. This conservatory may only take a half hour to look at, but it's nice, inspiring and the conservatory itself is beautiful. It's inside a very nice, huge...More

1  Thank printcess818
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The conservatory was gorgeous with orchids and Holiday decorations. The train was running and the engineers were on hand. A pleasant and peaceful diversion after a visit to the Asian Art museum.

Thank swimmer's_mom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This beautiful 1912 Victorian glass conservatory on the grounds of Volunteer Park is one of my favorite places in Seattle. Always light-filled and always something new and spectacular to see since the exhibit in the middle building (it's a complex of several) changes about six...More

Thank RMSseattle
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The building is old-style and adds an overall warm charm to your visit. The displays are top-notch and carefully presented. If you love flowers, plants and touring Conservatories then this is a must see. Also Volunteer Park, where it is situated, is a beautiful spot...More

Thank ConstantStar2016
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We love plants and taking pictures...it was a cool day so the heat was nice anyway. The cacti were fantastic and very photogenic. Worth the small cost to support this wonderful gem...in a great park.

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The conservatory is locate on the grounds of a beautiful park, and it houses a beautiful collection of orchids and other tropical plants, as well as seasonal blooms. The Cacti and Succulents display is the best I've ever seen, for number of different types. Each...More

1  Thank SAPhotogal
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This small conservatory has the finest indoor cactus collection I’ve ever seen. The plants were from a large variety of families and well identified. A specially treat was the number that were in bloom. The conservatory has 5 rooms. Each room is independently climate controlled....More

Thank 662marc
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Absolutely gorgeous. The conservatory hosts an impressive collection, and the surrounding park is just magnificent. Take a walk and feel yourself unwind. Truly a spot of beauty.

Thank mwinslow58
Reviewed 12 October 2016

One end is the dry plants hall and the the other has the jungle plants - worth the the trip if you're in to plant life. Near the Asian Art Museum. Wonderfully curated. Free, but please leave a donation - it's chronically short of funds....More

Thank todrodman
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Volunteer Park is one in a string of charming little parks designed in 1800s Seattle by the (NY Central Park-famous) Olmsted brothers. It's a lovely oasis in the middle of busy, chaotic neighborhoods in the Capitol Hill area of the city. You can visit until...More

2  Thank JamaisVu
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Any recommendations on the meals? Is it worth getting the all inclusive?
9 January 2015|
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Response from SeattleFather | Reviewed this property |
There's a great cafe cafe near the park called "The Volunteer Park Cafe". Cheap, friendly and delish.