Conservatories & Greenhouses

Allan Gardens Conservatory

Allan Gardens Conservatory is a major landmark and tourist attraction in downtown Toronto. Its historic, cast-iron and glass domed "Palm House" was built in 1910 and is designated under the Ontario Heritage Act. A botanical gem in the heart of the city, Allan Gardens has a permanent collection of exotic plants and beautiful seasonal flower shows.

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

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History

Allan Gardens Conservatory is a historic landmark that lies in one of Toronto's oldest parks. The history and development of the gardens began with the donation of a five-acre parcel of land in 1858 by George Allan, a prominent local politician and cultural leader.

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Permanent Collection

Allan Gardens has six greenhouses with an area of over 16,000 square feet. These showcase a diverse and beautiful permanent collection of plants from around the world. Experience nature in a whole new way by getting to know palms, banana trees, orchids, jasmine, and gingers.

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Flower Shows

Seasonal flowers and beautiful annual flower shows for Spring, Easter, Summer, Fall and Christmas are a great way for people of all ages to experience and celebrate the seasons.

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Visitor Comments

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