The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden welcomes visitors seven days a week, rain or shine. The Garden is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and during some special events.
9 am to 6 pm ~ March – October
9 am to 5 pm ~ November – February
Garden Shop & Garden Growers Nursery
10 am to 5:30 pm ~ March – October
10 am to 4:30 pm ~ November – February
Mondays 10 am to 3 pm, or by appointment. Please contact the Information Resource Steward
Monday - Friday 9 am to 4 pm by appointment, please contact the Herbarium Curator
$8.00 Seniors (60 + years)
$8.00 Children 13 – 17, college students and active military with ID
$6.00 Children 2 – 12 years
Admission is free for the following:
Children under 2
Active military personnel in uniform
Garden members with valid membership card
Dogs on leash!
For parties of 10 or more, please complete the Self-Guided Visit form.
Parking Is Free
Please help us maintain the Garden’s beauty for all to enjoy. Review our rules and policies
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The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden fosters the conservation of California's native plants through
our gardens, research and education, and serves as a role model of sustainable practices.
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