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Where People, Plants and Nature Cultivate Unforgettable Experiences

  • 5

    cultivated garden areas
  • 27

    km of nature trails
  • 2,400

    acres of nature sanctuaries
  • 300

    acres of cultivated gardens
  • 50+

    species at risk
  • 2,400+

    plant species
  • 312,000+

    individual plants
  • Explore RBG

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See

Set your sights on RBG’s 27km of scenic trails and 250 acres of cultivated gardens with picture-perfect horticultural collections and bustling wildlife. With brilliant colours, magnificent shorelines and exhilarating escarpment viewssomething is bound to catch your eye. 

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Smell

Beautiful blooms and fragrant florals await you across RBG’s 5 cultivated garden areas and nature sanctuaries. Take a deep breath and become engulfed in the scents of the season at the Gardens. Follow your nose or plan your visit around What’s in Bloom. 

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Hear

Have you heard? This season has a funky-fresh lineup of events and performances with something just for you! Jam along to live music at this season’s RBG After Dark series. Check out our events page for the full fall lineup.

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Taste

With two restaurants and a teahouse on site, Royal Botanical Gardens is your destination for flavourful dishes inspired by fresh, seasonal ingredients.

Courses & Workshops in Burlington & Hamilton

Learn

RBG is committed to providing accessible, diverse and entertaining learning opportunities for all ages. Learn in a natural setting with engaging programming from knowledgeable experts. Explore nature’s beauty in a new way and grow your knowledge through camps, courses, workshops, and RBG at Home.  

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Celebrate

This year RBG is celebrating 80 years of connecting people, plants and place, and you’re invited! Join us for a season of spectacular events, engaging tours and dazzling collections. Discover the history of the Gardens and share your story today! 

Become an RBG Member

Members have access to the following benefits when presenting their membership card and one piece of photo identification.

  • Unlimited Visits All Year Round
  • Free Parking
  • Specialty Food, Gift & Program Discounts
  • Pre-Sale and Discounts to Special Ticketed Events
  • Subscription to Members' Magazine, Paradise Found
  • Free admission to RBG's Winter Exhibit
  • Free Admission and Discounts at Botanical Gardens Across North America