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Address: 3100 Swann Dr, Baltimore, MD 21217-4924
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An Oasis in the City

I had some time to kill so I decided to check this out. Wow was I amazed at this place. It is very small compared to other conservatories I had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JohnBCowgill
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had some time to kill so I decided to check this out. Wow was I amazed at this place. It is very small compared to other conservatories I had visited, but it is a very lovely place. If you have time, go see this place.

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Maryland
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was at the Conservatory for a private event(wedding) I never knew this existed. This is a small but beautifully maintained Conservatory. Great place to visit and relax or learn some things about plants. etc.. It is near the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore,

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Thank MillsandMees
Baltimore, Maryland
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186 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been doing a lot of hometown sightseeing and a friend suggested we go to the Rawlings Conservatory to see the spring blooms. The tulips and hyacinths were gorgeous, but what took my breath away was the Palm House, the oldest part of the conservatory. I can see why the Victorians loved their glass houses; I could have spent hours... More 

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Thank Karen R
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

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 

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Thank Chestersdrivers
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10 reviews
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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.

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Thank Jessica D
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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.

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lewes, de, usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 

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PORT ALLEGANY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
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 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
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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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 

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