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
Monday - Friday 9 am to 4 pm 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 contact the Education Department or call (805) 682-4726 ext. 161
Parking Is Free
The Garden's ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden:
The Teahouse is open every second Saturday of the month from Noon-2:00pm. Visitors and members are welcome to experience our ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden. Trained Teahouse volunteers will be available to share their skills and answer questions about the rich traditions of the Japanese tea ceremony.
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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