The Chicago Botanic Garden is located at 1000 Lake Cook Road in Glencoe. The parking fee for nonmembers is waived for course takers. Bring your confirmation letter or postcard to avoid a delay in parking. For evening classes, the entrance gate may be closed 30 minutes after your class begins. If you arrive more than 30 minutes late for an evening class, call (847) 835-5444 to be let in by Garden security. For directions to your meeting place, stop at the Visitor Center information desk.
The Annex 1 & 2 are located adjacent to parking lots 1 and 2. A lighted path leads to the classrooms (a two-minute walk from the parking lot).
The Linnaeus Room, Fairchild Room, Alsdorf Auditorium, Plant Science Lab and Design Lab are located in the Regenstein Center (a six-minute walk from the parking lot).
The Fruit & Vegetable Learning Center can be found in the Fruit & Vegetable Garden. It is located to the right, tucked behind lush foliage, after you cross the bridge to the Fruit & Vegetable Garden (a 12-minute walk from the parking lot).
The Children's Learning Center is located in parking lot 7.
The Rice Plant Resource Center is located near the Sun Evaluation Garden and Dixon Prairie. Stop at the gatehouse or Visitor Center for parking directions and a security gate access code.
The Garden View Room (formerly the Orientation Room) is located in the Visitor Center (a three-minute walk from the parking lot).
The Maintenance Building Lunchroom is on the second floor of the Maintenance Building, which is located just past the Production Greenhouses and the Rice Plant Resource Center at the south end of the Garden.