Arboretum Hours and Fees

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The Arboretum and cafe are open seven days a week.

  • Oct. 1-April 9, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • April 10-Sept. 30, 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • 4th Saturday of June, we will close at 12 p.m. for the annual Stems event.
  • Closed December 25


Fees are as follows:

  • $3 for visitors 13 and older
  • $1 for visitors ages 6 to 12
  • Free for visitors 5 and under
  • Free with Friends of the Arboretum membership
  • Admission is free on Tuesdays

Free days and weekends are for admission only and do 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, and:

  • Reciprocal membership to over 200 participating botanical gardens
  • FOTA Annual Social Event
  • eNewsletter

There are three FOTA membership levels. Each level includes the benefits listed above, plus year-round, free admission for the following people:

  1. Member: $35 per year
  2. Member + one other person: $50 per year
  3. Member + up to five other people: $75 per year

Learn more or join FOTA on the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park's website.