Standard Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Summer Hours (June – September): Same as above, Wednesdays, open until 7 p.m. for the Druid Hill Farmers Market
Note: Please check our calendar before your visit for information about park road closures or traffic advisories due to large park events
We are closed Thanksgiving and Christmas day.
The Conservatory is located off I-83, exit 7, near the Maryland Zoo.
We are in Druid Hill Park, near the intersection of McCulloh Street and Gwynns Falls Parkway.
GPS address: N39° 19.084’, W076° 38.778’
Our street address is:
3100 Swann Dr, Baltimore, Md. 21217
Please note: some mapping applications/GPS systems misinterpret our street address. For best results, use the GPS address or the directions and map below.
From the north—From I-695 (Baltimore Beltway), take exit to I-83 south, exit 7, Druid Park Lake Drive. Follow Druid Park Lake Drive until it merges into McCulloh Street and look for signs for Baltimore Zoo. Turn right into Druid Hill Park at Gwynns Falls Parkway (5th traffic light). Turn right immediately after entering the Park. The Conservatory is on the left.
From the south—From I-295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway), drive directly into downtown Baltimore. Turn right onto Pratt Street and then left onto Gay Street. Stay to your left on Gay Street and take left lane exit onto I-83N. Take exit #7 and follow Druid Park Lake Drive until it merges into McCulloh Street. Turn right into Druid Hill Park from Gwynns Falls Parkway (5th traffic light). Turn right immediately after entering the Park. The Conservatory is on the left.
Nearest Metro/Subway stop—Mondawmin Mall, 10-minute walk.
Nearest Bus stops — 22, 51, 52, 53, 97, stops at Mondawmin Mall, 10-minute walk. 1, 5, 7, 21, 54, stops at Gwynns Falls and Reisterstown, 10 minute walk.
Ample free parking is available on the street around the Conservatory and throughout Druid Hill Park.
There is no charge but a $5 per person donation is encouraged. We gladly accept cash, checks, and credit.
The Conservatory greenhouses are wheelchair accessible. Handicap parking is located on the street in front of the Conservatory.
We offer docent-led group tours, private tours, and field trips that must be scheduled in advance.
We offer free drop-in tours to the general public on the 5th Sunday of the month, as part of our Plants and People program.
We offer a cell phone self-guided tour, which is available at any time during the hours we are open to the public. Free, excluding what your carrier charges for minutes.
Individual photographers are welcome to take snapshots of the plants and gardens at the Conservatory. All group photography, photo shoots, and professional/commercial photography sessions require a photo permit. This includes classes, clubs, fashion shoots, and engagement and family portraits. Fees may apply.
Please note: the policies were revised in 2016. If you are already familiar with our policies, please review the new documents for any changes.
Review the guidelines for all visitors, and policies for indoor/outdoor photography, or download a permit application here.