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Hours of Operation

Greenhouse Alert:

Please note: From February 11 – March 26, the Greenhouses will be open to Orchid Show ticketed visitors only.

Hours today

Today, February 27, 2017
8 a.m. – 5 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.

Winter Hours
January 3 – February 28, 2017
The Greenhouses and adjacent galleries will have limited access January 23 – February 5; February 6 – 10 they will be closed to the public in preparation for The Orchid Show: February 11 – March 26 the Greenhouses will open to Orchid Show ticketed visitors only.

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
The Garden View Café will be closed for general cleaning and maintenance January 9 – 11. A temporary café will be available in the Lakeside Room in the Visitor Center.

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