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, and during some special events.

Garden Hours

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1-5 pm Friday – Tuesday by reservation only.

Garden Shop & Nursery

Online sales available to members. On site nursery and shop temporarily closed.

Blaksley Library
By appointment. Please contact the Information Resource Steward

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


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The Garden is currently open to Members of the Garden by reservation only. See Guidelines.

Admission is free for the following:
Children ages 2 & under
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


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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
Descargar mapa del Jardín



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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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What's new with the Garden on the web?



The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden conserves California native plants and habitats for the health and well-being of people and the planet.

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

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