A Conservation Garden


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.

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Visitor Info

  • Admission: Free to the public (though we welcome donations).
  • Directions: See our Getting Here page for directions, including public transit options.
  • Weekdays: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Offices and exhibits open at 9 a.m.; Gift Shop opens at 10 a.m.)
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Holiday Schedule: The Garden will be closed December 24, 2016 to January 2, 2017 for Winter Break.
  • Schedule Change in 2017: Starting on January 2, 2017, the Garden will be closed on Mondays. The Garden will be open Tuesdays - Saturdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays 1-5 p.m.

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 December 09, 2016 at 02:12:22 pm.