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Garden Hours & Admission

There is no requirement to pre-purchase or reserve daytime admission tickets in advance for Garden members or for guests. If you choose to purchase your admission in advance, please click the button below.

Questions? Please email

Please note: The Purdy Butterfly House is currently closed for renovations.

Garden Hours

Monday: 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9. a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9. a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Holiday Schedule

Thanksgiving Day: Garden closed
Christmas Eve: Garden closes at 2:00 p.m.
Christmas Day: Garden closed
New Year’s Eve: Garden closes at 2:00 p.m.
New Year’s Day: Garden closed

Garden Admission

Garden Member: Free
Child 2 and Under:
Child (3-15):
Senior (55+):
Military: $15
Museums for All: $3
Dogs: $4 each
*Dog admission is permitted on select dates only. The next dates when dogs are allowed will be Mondays, May 1 – Aug. 31, from 4-6 p.m. For more information please email

For Military and Student admission, please show valid ID.

Special Admission Rates

Museums for All

Discounted admission is available for those who qualify through Museums for All. Individuals and families receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) will receive a reduced regular* admission rate of $3 each for up to four people by presenting their EBT card and a photo ID.

Reduced admission does not apply to special events and exhibits.

Group Rates

For groups of 25+ guests, a discounted admission rate is available. To learn more, please email or call 256-830-4447 during regular business hours.

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