The Conservatory of Flowers is a Victorian wood-and-glass greenhouse in Golden Gate Park, filled with exotic tropical plants and flowers. Come and see us!


Press contact

Nina Sazevich
(415) 752-2483

Reporters wishing to visit the Conservatory should contact the publicist to inquire about waived admission fees, interviews and other press considerations. For information about commercial photography permits and permission, please send a detailed request to info@sfcof.org.

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Recent Press Coverage

  • KTVU
    Butterflies & Blooms at SF's Conservatory of Flowers
    Lau Hodges, director of exhibitions and operation at the Conservatory of Flowers, discusses the Butterflies & Blooms exhibit, and relays some fun facts about butterflies and pollination.
  • Bay Nature
    Butterflies in Bloom
    May 9th, 2013
    Alison Hawkes at Bay Nature focuses on the "butterfly bungalow" in the Conservatory of Flowers' Butterflies & Blooms exhibit, and describes the process of pupae hatching into butterflies.
  • KQED
    The Barbary Coast - Rebuilt In Miniature at the Conservatory of Flowers
    November 23rd, 2012
    Lau Hodges, director of exhibitions and operation at the Conservatory of Flowers, took KQED's Stephanie Martin on a tour of the Barbary Coast Garden Railway.
  • KTVU
    Chugging along the Barbary Coast at the Conservatory of Flowers
    Boomtown: Barbary Coast at the Conservatory of Flowers
    KTVU Slideshow takes you through the Boomtown exhibit.
  • The Richmond SF Blog
    Conservatory's new Garden Railway exhibit celebrates the Barbary Coast
    November 16, 2012
    The Richmond SF Blog scoops the story here, with details about the garden railway landscape, the history of the Barbary Coast and a behind the scenes look at the exhibit engineering.
  • The Bold Italic
    October 30th, 2012
    A fun Sunday Urban Safari with Photobooth SF, the Bold Italic and our buddies at Almanac Brewing.
  • SF Examiner
    June 7, 2012
    Dinosaur diet featured in 'Plantosaurus Rex'
  • SFGate
    December 3, 2011
    Replaying memories of Playland-at-the-Beach

  • ABC7 News
    Don Sanchez explores the thrills of Playland and chats with Exhibit Director Lau Hodges.

  • KTVU - Video
    Lau Hodges explains the Seaside Amusements of San Francisco's past, highlighted in this year's Garden Railway, and demonstrates the charms of the 1930s bumper car.
  • Richmond Blog SF
    November 21, 2011
    Dig into the stories behind the exhibit to learn how the Conservatory accumulated all the nostalgic and novel elements of the Playland exhibit.  
  •  KTVU.com
    A photo slideshow of the Playland Exhibit.    


  • SFGate
    December 29, 2010
    Broke Guy Day Care: Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco

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