Conservatories & Greenhouses

Centennial Park Conservatory

Centennial Park Conservatory

The Centennial Park Conservatory has an area of over 12,000 square feet. With a tropical house, an arid house and a show house it offers a variety of interesting plant collections and exciting seasonal displays. This tropical paradise is a great place to relax and refresh your spirit.

Hours of operation: 10 am - 5 pm, 365 days/year
Free admission, Wheel chair accessible

About Centennial Park Conservatory

Centennial Park Conservatory during construction

History

Centennial Park Conservatory is set in one of Toronto's largest parks. The history and development of the gardens began with a Federal Government program of centennial projects to celebrate Canada's 100th birthday.

Centennial Park Conservatory Collection

Permanent Collection

Centennial Park Conservatory has three greenhouses with an area of 12,000 square feet. Among its highlights is a varied permanent collection of plants from around the world. Visitors can enjoy tropical plants that bloom year-round, unusual fruit trees like sour sop and papaya, and a great collection of cacti.

Centennial Park Conservatory Shows

Flower Shows

The permanent plant collection is supplemented with colourful flowers reflecting the seasons throughout the year. The five seasonal flower shows include: Spring, Easter, Summer, Fall and Christmas.

Image of a bee on a flower at Allan Gardens

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