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Hours of Operation

Traffic Alert and Garden Closures:

October 16 – 20 and 23 – 27: The Garden will close at 5 p.m. and will reopen at 6 p.m. only for ticketed guests to Night of 1,000 Jack-o'-Lanterns.

Dundee Road Closure through October 31, 2019: Dundee Road is closed to traffic between Waukegan Road and Skokie Boulevard. Traffic is detoured to Lake Cook Road via Waukegan Road and Skokie Boulevard.

Hours today

Today, October 16, 2019
8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Garden View Café: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Garden Shop: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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

Winter Hours
November 1 – February 29, 2020

Garden Grounds*

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Regenstein Center**

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

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 Walk-up Window

Noon – 2 p.m. Wednesday – Friday, Closed holidays

Plant Information Hotline

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday – Friday, Closed holidays

Lenhardt Library

Noon – 4 p.m. Wednesday – Sunday
Also by appointment
Closed holidays

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 Trolley

Closed

Model Railroad Garden

Closed

Butterflies & Blooms Exhibition

Closed

Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden

Closed at sunset

Tool Shed Information Center

Closed