Hours of Operation

Hours today

Today, October 28, 2020
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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

Fall Hours

September 8 – November 8, 2020
A face covering is required at the Garden View Café, Garden Shop, the Model Railroad Garden, and Grand Tram Tours.

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. daily

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

Closed

Plant Information Service Closed
Plant Information Hotline

Closed

Lenhardt Library Closed
Garden View Café

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

Garden Grille

Closed

Esplanade Grab & Go Café

Closed

Rose Terrace Beer Garden
Closed
TrueJuice at the Fruit & Vegetable Garden

Closed

Garden Shop

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

Grand Tram Tours

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily through October 11
Weather permitting

Bright Encounters Tram Tours Canceled
Walking Tours

Canceled

Garden Shuttle

Canceled

Model Railroad Garden

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. through October 11
Weather permitting

Butterflies & Blooms Exhibition 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. through September 20
Weather permitting
Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden

Closed at 5 p.m.

Tool Shed Information Center

Closed

 

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, reopens at 4:30 p.m. on Lightscape show dates*

Rose Terrace Beer Garden

Closed

Garden Shop

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; daily, reopens at 4:30 p.m. on Lightscape show dates*. Closed Nov. 26

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