A Conservation Garden

Welcome!

Welcome to our Garden! The North Carolina Botanical Garden is a "conservation garden." Our guiding mission is to inspire understanding, appreciation, and conservation of plants and to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature.

botanical art and illustration exhibit
wildflower of the year, Hollow-stem joe-pye-weed
New hours

Visitor Info

  • Admission: Free to the public (though we welcome donations).
  • Directions: See our Getting Here page for directions, including public transit options.
  • Tuesday-Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Closed on Mondays and University Holidays

James & Delight Allen Education Center

Education Center

The Garden's James & Delight Allen Education Center was dedicated on Oct 12, 2009. This Platinum level (LEED) green building was funded with private contributions from people like you! Please become a member of the Botanical Garden Foundation and support our efforts to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature: Make a Gift.

The Botanical Garden is a Campus Sustainability Partner and a founding member of the Center for Plant Conservation.

Updated on June 26, 2017 at 10:10:19 am.