THE PALM HOUSE GIFT SHOP &
CONSERVATORY RESOURCE CENTER
A hidden treasure, located in the Palm House, where you can find a myriad of botanically related items. There is a wide selection of plants for sale and other great gift items, including …
The Friends of the Conservatory Re-usable bag.
A beautifully illustrated book ‘Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory’ by photographer and author Sara L. Chapman. The book contains photographs of all the plants in the Conservatory throughout the year with an identification guide.
Hand painted and locally made flower pots, books on plants and how to grow them, nature-themed jewelry, much of it handcrafted by local artists, available at excellent prices: perfect for a unique gift, or for you! Other gift items include sweet smelling, locally made lotion bar and skin repair; handmade, gorgeous greeting cards of the plants blooming in the various Conservatory houses; postcards of Volunteer Park and much more including…
The Volunteer Park Conservatory Centennial Enamel Pin (actual size approximately 1-1/4″ x 1-1/4″).
The Centennial Bumper Sticker. This sticker is diecut (the sticker is in the shape of the logo). 9-3/4″ x 4″.
In the information corner there are flyers on the different plants in the Conservatory, and materials about Volunteer Park and the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Here you can examine plant parts through a microscope, and browse through the excellent reference books. You can also leave questions for the gardeners if the shop volunteers can’t answer your question.
Stop in and enjoy. Proceeds from the shop help to support and enhance the Conservatory.
The Friends of the Conservatory opened the Gift Shop and Resource Center in February 2003 to help generate a revenue source to support the Conservatory and to provide reference materials for visitors to the Conservatory.