Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Special note - The Arboretum will close at noon on Saturday, June 28, for the annual fund-raising event: Stems: A Garden Soiree. It will reopen at 8 a.m. the following day.
The Arboretum is open seven days a week.
- April 10-Sept. 30: 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
- Oct. 1-April 9: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Christmas Day - Closed
Fees are as follows:
- $3 for visitors 13 and over
- $1 for visitors 6 to 12
- Free for 5 and under
- Free for Friends of the Arboretum membership
Free Days & Weekends
- Each Tuesday, admission to the Arboretum is free.
- March 29-30
- Oct. 4-5
Note: Does not apply to rental fees.
Friends of the Arboretum membership
A Friends of the Arboretum membership provides free admission to the Arboretum & Botanical Gardens at any time during normal operating hours (not including special events). In addition, FOTA membership cardholders are given the following valuable benefits:
- 10 percent discount at Spring and Fall Plant Sales and members-only preview sale
- Reciprocal membership to over 200 participating botanical gardens
- FOTA Annual Social Event
There are three FOTA membership levels, with each level including all of the member benefits listed above, plus year-round, free admission to the Arboretum for the following number of people:
- Member: $35 (one individual; you will be given one membership card)
- Member + 1: $50 (two individuals; you will be given two membership cards)
- Member + 5: $75 (six individuals; you will be given six membership cards)
Cards must be presented for free admission. Cards are not transferable, and the Arboretum reserves the right to check identification. There is a $5 fee for replacement of lost cards.
More information on memberships and more can be found on the Friends of the Arboretum website.