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Posted: Saturday, July 22, 2017 11:24 PM


Conservatory of Flowers presents:

Microcosmos at the Conservatory

Saturday, July 29, 12:00pm-3:00pm, San Francisco


Drop by anytime between 12-3pm to try out a Foldscope microscope and take a close look into the natural wonders of Golden Gate Park as well as special curiosities from the Conservatory, including the scales of butterfly wings and the micro-community hidden in carnivorous plants. The Foldscope is an ultra-affordable paper microscope that you can use and assemble easily, to do microscopy anywhere at anytime.

This event is part of Conservatory Curiosities, a summer series of free, outdoor guest demonstrations related to the plant collection inside.

Saturday, July 29

Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F. Kennedy Dr.
San Francisco, CA, 94118


Email: info -at-
Phone: 415-831-2090
Contact: Vanessa Fajardo

About Conservatory of Flowers:
The Conservatory of Flowers is a spectacular living museum of rare and beautiful tropical plants under glass. From Borneo to Bolivia, the 1,750 species of plants inside represent unusual flora from more than 50 countries. Opened in 1879, the wood and glass greenhouse is the oldest existing conservatory in North America and is designated as a city, state and national historic landmark.

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