Visit

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.

Garden Hours

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9 am to 5 pm ~ November – February
9 am to 6 pm ~ March – October

Garden Shop & Garden Growers Nursery
10 am to 4:30 pm ~ November – February
10 am to 5:30 pm ~ March – October

Blaksley Library
Mondays 10 am to 3 pm, or by appointment. Please contact the Information Resource Steward

Herbarium
Monday - Friday 9 am to 4 pm by appointment, please contact the Herbarium Curator

Admission

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$10.00 Adults
$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!

Group Rates
For parties of 10 or more, please complete the Self-Guided Visit form.

Parking Is Free

 

Directions

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The Garden is easily accessible by car, and parking is free. Get driving directions

 

Plan Your Visit

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The Garden offers a variety of tours for visitors: Plan your visit
Download Garden Map

 

Accessibility

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Learn about museum access for visitors with disabilities.

 

Things to Know

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Please help us maintain the Garden’s beauty for all to enjoy. Review our rules and policies

Visitor Information on the web:

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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.

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
Our Tax ID number is 95-1644628.

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