Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

1354 N. 2nd St.
Rockford, IL 61101- Map It
(815) 987-8858

AAA Editor Notes

Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, off SR 251 at 1354 N. 2nd St., features 11,000 square feet of indoor tropical plant exhibitions as well as outdoor botanical gardens. Tropical plants, water features, a green roof, a rose garden, a lagoon and sculptures can be seen. Educational programs, seasonal exhibits and special exhibitions are offered. The site is located along the Rock River where visitors can enjoy a hiking and bicycle path. Guided tours are available by appointment. Guided tours are available. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$8; $6 (ages 5-17, ages 65+ and veterans); $3 (to all Tues.); $2 (ages 3-4).
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 9-5, Sat.-Sun. 10-3. Extended hours during some special exhibitions. Phone ahead to confirm holiday schedule.