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Hours of Operation

Hours today

Today, May 28, 2016
8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Garden View Café: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Garden Shop: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Chicago Botanic Garden is open every day of the year. Please see below for hours.
Travel suggestions: Approaching the Garden entrance from the east on Green Bay Road can be faster; the members-only lane is on the left. Buy parking in advance.

Winter Hours
November 1 – 24, 2016 and January 3 – February 28, 2017

Garden Grounds*

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Regenstein Center**

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily
The Regenstein Center will be closed to the public from November 7 – 26 for the set up of Wonderland Express. Lenhardt Library, Plant Information, and the Greenhouses are open.

Visitor Center Membership and Information Desks

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

Plant Information Service

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday – Friday Closed holidays

Lenhardt Library

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday
Extended hours until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays
Noon – 4 p.m. Saturday & Sunday
Closed holidays

Garden View Café

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily
Closed at 3 p.m. on November 24

Rose Terrace Café

Closed

Garden Shop

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily
Closed November 24

Wheelbarrow Shop

Closed

Grand Tram Tours

Closed

Bright Encounters Tram Tours

Closed

Walking Tours

Closed

Garden Trolley

Closed

Model Railroad Garden

Closed

Butterflies & Blooms Exhibition

Closed

Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden

Closed at sunset

Tool Shed Information Center

Closed