Conservatory & Heat Plant Insider Tour
About this Tour
Discover how Longwood's 4-acre Conservatory operates and maintains the beautiful plants on display.
This ticket does not include admission to the Gardens.
Tours are approximately 45 minutes in length.
In the cold of winter, the Conservatory is transformed into a tropical oasis filled with orchids and other flowering plants. Discover how this 4-acre glasshouse operates and maintains the beautiful plants on display. The tour culminates with a visit to the heart of the Conservatory—the Heat Plant Control Room where you can see the massive boilers that generate steam to heat the Conservatory.
This tour requires the ability to climb stairs and is not accessible by wheelchairs or other mobility devices. Longwood Scooters and all strollers are not permitted inside the Conservatory Heat Plant and must be parked at the entrance to the space.