All kinds of plants, animals, insects and more can be enjoyed at the Art Deco style Krohn Conservatory in Cincinnati's Eden Park. This wonderful attraction is home to over 3,500 plant species that originate from various far flung corners of the world. Explore a whole range of landscapes and plant life in their rainforest waterfall and exotic plants display and at their Palm, Tropical, Desert and Orchid Houses as well.
Things to Do
- There is a range of plants on show here to intrigue enthusiasts and average visitors alike. The Desert Garden is home to many different kinds of succulents and cacti. A collection of bonsai trees can be seen in their bonsai collection, the Palm House is not only home to palm trees but to rubber and banana trees too while you can find a great variety of floral plants and a citrus tree collection in the Floral Display.
- One of the highlights of the Conservatory is their butterfly show. You will be amazed by the variety of these beautiful creatures as they fly around you. Each year the theme of this exhibit changes to examine butterflies of another region or type. Be warned that it does get hot in this special display especially during the summer months so wear loose clothing. If it gets a bit too much they have a conveniently air conditioned room beside the exhibit.
- Plenty of fun events and activities are organized at the Conservatory. These include floral, orchid and bonsai shows, yoga lessons and seasonal shows and competitions.
Krohn Conservatory Insider Tips
- The entire Conservatory is fully wheelchair accessible.
- Take a video tour of the Conservatory before you go. They have quite a few short videos on youtube showing different aspects of the Conservatory.
- The Conservatory is closed on Mondays.