Hours of Operation

Hours today

Today, December 4, 2020
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Chicago Botanic Garden is open every day of the year.

Winter Hours During Lightscape Show*

November 9, 2020 – January 3, 2021
*T
he Garden will close at 3 p.m. and reopen at 4 p.m. on Lightscape nights for ticket holders only. See other Lightscape adjustments below.

Garden Grounds

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; reopens at 4 p.m on Lightscape show dates*

Regenstein Center** Closed, except for restrooms in the Greenhouse Galleries, available 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Visitor Center Membership and Information Desks

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; reopens at 4:30 p.m. on Lightscape show dates*

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

Closed

Plant Information Service Walk-up Window

Closed

Plant Information Hotline

Closed

Lenhardt Library

Closed

Garden View Café

8 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily; Closed Dec. 25

Rose Terrace Beer Garden

Closed

Garden Shop

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; daily, reopens at 4:30 p.m. on Lightscape show dates.* Closed Dec. 25

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 3 p.m.

Tool Shed Information Center

Closed

 

Winter Hours

January 4 – March 31, 2021

Garden Grounds*

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Regenstein Center**

Closed with the exception of restrooms in the Greenhouse Galleries

Visitor Center Membership and Information Desks

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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

Closed

Plant Information Service Walk-up Window

Closed

Plant Information Hotline

Closed

Lenhardt Library

Closed

Garden View Café

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily

Rose Terrace Beer Garden

Closed

Garden Shop

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily

Grand Tram Tours

Closed

Bright Encounters Tram Tours

Closed

Walking Tours

Closed

Garden Shuttle

Closed

Model Railroad Garden

Closed

Butterflies & Blooms Exhibition

Closed

Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden

Closed at 5 p.m.

Tool Shed Information Center

Closed