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Hours of Operation

Hours today

Today, February 9, 2016
8 a.m. – sunset (5:17 p.m.)
Garden View Café: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Garden Shop: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Chicago Botanic Garden is open every day of the year. Please see below for hours.
Please note: From February 8 – 12, the Greenhouses will be closed. From February 13 – March 13, the Greenhouses will be open to Orchid Show ticketed visitors only.

Winter Hours
January 4 – March 31, 2016

The Greenhouses and adjacent galleries will have limited access January 25 – February 7; from February 8 – 12, they will be closed in preparation for the Orchid Show. From February 13 – March 13, the Greenhouses will be open to Orchid Show ticketed visitors only.

Garden Grounds*

8 a.m. – sunset

Regenstein Center**

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

GatehouseJanuary and February:  8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
March: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (after daylight savings, 6 p.m. on weekends)
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

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
February 13 – March 13 extended weekend hours
Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Open President's Day

Garden View Café

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily

Rose Terrace Café

Closed

Garden Shop

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily

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