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Membership

The Member Advantage: Every Day. Every Season.

Take advantage of all that the Chicago Botanic Garden has to offer! Enjoy a restoring stroll through the most beautiful gardens in Chicago. Rejuvenate yourself with a brisk walk past miles of forest, lakes, and gardens. Experience the natural world and learn something new every day.

Visit as often as you want, from dawn to dusk. As a member, you will enjoy many members-only privileges, including free year-round parking.

Rose Terrace Beer Garden Member Preview
May 18, 2017
5 – 7 p.m.
Members-only event
Free; reservations required and space is limited
Parking fees apply.
Must be 21 years or older to attend event and have valid ID.

Questions about membership? Contact the Member and Donor Services staff at (847) 835-8215 or visit the Membership Desk in the Visitor Center.

Garden Membership Benefits (Individual)
$95 for one year, $180 for two years

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  • Free year-round parking for one car
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Access to the Midwest's finest gardening resources:
    Plant Information Service
    20 percent discount on most classes
    Lenhardt Library checkout privileges
    Plant show members-only hours
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • 10 percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • Discount coupon for the Garden View Café
  • Discounts on Butterflies & Blooms, Model Railroad Garden, and tram tour tickets
  • Discounts on select ticketed Garden events
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Members receive discounts on the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Garden Walks and directories, showcasing premier private gardens locally and nationally.
  • The online membership offer also includes a gift selected just for you!
    A free gift voucher will be sent with your membership packet.

Garden Plus Membership Benefits (Household)
$125 for one year, $240 for two years

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  • Free year-round parking for two cars
  • 10 percent discount at The Garden View Café
  • Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide
  • Access to the Midwest's finest gardening resources:
    Plant Information Service
    20 percent discount on most classes
    Lenhardt Library checkout privileges
    Plant show members-only hours
  • Free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • 10 percent discount at the Garden Shop
  • FREE Wednesdays for the Model Railroad Garden, Butterflies & Blooms exhibition, and tram tours, plus a membership discount during regular visitor hours
  • Discounts on select ticketed Garden events
  • Discounts on Camp CBG and other family programs
  • Facility rental privileges
  • Discounts at many Chicagoland garden retailers and our Do North partners through the Garden Value Discounts program
  • Members receive discounts on the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Garden Walks and directories, showcasing premier private gardens locally and nationally.
  • The online membership offer also includes a gift selected just for you!
    A free gift voucher will be sent with your membership packet.

National Membership Benefits

National Garden: $72

National Garden Plus: $96

National membership requires that you live more than 75 miles away from the Garden. National members receive the same benefits as a Garden or Garden Plus membership at a discounted price.

Membership is tax deductible to the extent provided by law.