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Laking Garden reduced hours Saturday June 15: Laking Garden will be closing at 2 p.m. for a special event. Hendrie Park / Rock Garden remain fully open until 8 p.m.

Member Benefits

The Benefits of RBG Membership

As Canada’s biodiversity hotspot, Royal Botanical Gardens provides its members with a one-of-a-kind experience, harmonizing cultivated gardens and natural landscapes with entertaining recreation and beauty.

Core Benefits

All members have access to the following benefits when presenting their membership card and one piece of photo identification. Membership benefits and discounts do not transfer to guests accompanying members.



Benefits are subject to change at any time.

Additional Partner Benefits

Royal Botanical Members enjoy special offers and discounts from our partner organizations.

All levels of membership enjoy:

  • 15% discount on Art Gallery of Burlington Social Membership. Guild memberships and studio fees are not included in this offer. RBG members will present a valid membership card as this membership must be purchased in person.
  • 14 month Art Gallery of Hamilton Membership for the price of a 12 month AGH Membership. RBG members must present a valid RBG membership card at the time of purchase in person at the AGH.
  • Royal Botanical Gardens members who present a valid membership card to dine at The University Club of McMaster. RBG members must pay for their bill at the end of their meal.

Charitable Member Benefits

All core benefits PLUS:
• Tax receipt for maximum allowed portion
• Invites to preview of special exhibitions
• Special discounts and offers with partner organizations

All benefits of previous level PLUS:
• Behind-the scenes tour
• Recognition in annual report

All benefits of previous level PLUS:
• VIP invites to preview events

Curator’s Circle
All benefits of previous level PLUS:
• Curator’s choice educational tour

Benefactor’s Circle
All benefits of previous level PLUS:
• Private RBG garden tour for 2–4 people
• Discounts on event space rentals**

RBG Guardian Circle
All benefits of previous level PLUS:
• Private gathering with CEO and donors
• Private RBG garden tour for 10–12 people

Become a Member

Get access to all these benefits with a yearly membership to Royal Botanical Gardens! Memberships are available in-person at RBG Centre during your next visit or join online today!