Visitor Information

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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10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Every day

Last admission is at 4:30 p.m. 

Members only 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Garden Nursery

Currently closed.

Blaksley Library

By appointment. Please contact the Information Resource Steward

Herbarium

By appointment, please contact the Herbarium Curator

 

 

 

 

 

Admission

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Please read our current guidelines to ensure a safe and pleasurable visit. 

Admission is paid at the entrance kiosk. No advance reservation necessary. Available tickets are limited to ensure adequate social distancing and maximum capacity is often reached on weekends. The best times to visit are weekdays and late afternoons. 

Rates:
Adult: $16
Seniors (60+): $12
Students with ID: $10
Youth (3-17): $8

Admission is free for the following: Members, Children ages 2 & under, Dogs (on leash)

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

Directions

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The Garden is located at 1212 Mission Canyon Road Santa Barbara, CA 93105. It is easily accessible by car, and parking is free. Electric Vehicle Charging Station is available in the parking lot. Get driving directions

 

Accessibility

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Learn about 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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