Garden Lakes

Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation

The Chicago Botanic Garden is open every day of the year

Greenhouses will be closed September 28 - October 2 during the American Craft Exposition. Tram Tours canceled for September 28.

 

 

General Hours

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily

Garden Member Hours

8 a.m. – 10 a.m. daily

Garden View Café and
additional dining options

  • Garden View Café: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily
  • Garden Grille: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. (weather permitting)
  • Esplanade Café: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., through Sept. 16. Oct 7 & 8 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (weather permitting)
  • True Juice at Fruit & Vegetable Garden: Closed for the season
  • Rose Terrace Beer Garden: Open Friday - Sunday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. weather permitting. Closed on select dates.

Garden Shop

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

Plant Information Service
Walk-up & Phone

Hotline: Wed-Thurs 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Weekends 12 – 4 p.m.
Walk-Up: Wed-Thurs 12 – 4 p.m., Weekends 12 – 4 p.m.
(847) 835-0972; Closed holidays

Lenhardt Library

Noon – 4 p.m. Wednesday – Sunday; also by appointment;
closed holidays

Model Railroad

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
(weather permitting); last entry half hour prior to Garden closure

Butterflies & Blooms

Closed

Tram

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (weather permitting)

Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily