The Rawlings Conservatory recently received a substantial gift – a contribution of 152 orchids grown by award-winning Maryland Orchid Society member Leslie Kirkegaard. The plants decorate the orchid room display while they are in bloom. The collection is housed at Cylburn, and...Read More
BALTIMORE MAYOR STEPHANIE RAWLINGS-BLAKE
The historic Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens is ideal for weddings, birthday parties, social functions, charity events, receptions and company meetings — whether you need an indoor or outdoor setting for your event. Contact us for availability, rates, and a tour of the facilities.
Each Sunday of the month is learning time at the Conservatory, where our popular Plants and People program offers something for children, adults, and families. Join us, for workshops, demonstrations, exhibits, and more! The Conservatory is open Wed. – Sun. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
In 2013 the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory reached a remarkable milestone: the 125th anniversary of it’s opening in 1888. Located in Baltimore City’s historic Druid Hill Park, the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens is the second oldest glass conservatory in America.
The Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens has distinct environments that allow the display of plants from all over the world. The buildings create an appropriate environment for plants from tropical, desert, and Mediterranean environments.
Come in and see why Margaret Stansbury was so inspired to write “Glass House of Dreams.” We have copies of the book for sale, as well as prints of photographs from the book and prints of historic postcards, all of which celebrate Baltimore’s Victorian glass palace.