9:00 am – 5:00 pm Daily
(Closed Christmas)


Adults $14
Seniors, students, active military $10
Children ages 3-12 $8
Members; children ages 2 & under FREE
Parking $2*

Click here for Military Specials

*Members park free.

Prices and hours subject to change.

First Tuesdays
As a public service, the Garden offers free admission to San Diego County residents (ID required) on the first Tuesday of every month. Parking is $2 on Free Tuesday. Exact change is appreciated.



Parking $2

Members park free.

San Diego Botanic Garden Goes Green

Carpool to San Diego Botanic Garden and Go Green. If you have 4 people or more in your car when you come to San Diego Botanic Garden we will waive the parking fee.

Electric Cars park free


Electric Vehicle Charging Stations remain available in our Hamilton Children’s Garden
during Conservatory construction currently underway. However, the Hamilton Children’s Garden entrance to the Garden will be CLOSED until construction is completed in late 2017.

Electric vehicle charging stations are located in the Hamilton Children’s Garden parking lot.
Hours of Operation 9a – 4p.

To use: Please use main entrance to notify the Welcome Center attendant that you wish to charge your vehicle. They will open the Hamilton Children’s Garden parking lot for you. Thank you for going green!

Plant of the Month
Photo Courtesy of Gene Dolphin



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