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Fall at the Gardens is here! Learn more about visiting safely during COVID-19.

General Admission

In accordance with Hamilton and Halton bylaws, masks are required to enter RBG’s indoor spaces, including washrooms, Shop at the Gardens, Mediterranean Garden, and on-site restaurants. Please wear a mask outdoors when you are unable to keep your distance from others.

  • To visit Hendrie Park you must to pass through RBG Centre to access the gardens.
  • To visit Rock Garden you must pass through the visitor centre to access the gardens. 


Available amenities and updated FAQ’s can be found at our Covid-19 Policies and Procedures page. Before visiting, please read through for important information regarding your visit.

Planning Your Visit?


Encounter incredible, augmented reality art throughout the beautiful Hendrie Park landscape! Discover Seeing the Invisible.

What’s Included:

Tickets for Seeing the Invisible are just $2.00 for RBG Members.

Get Tickets!

Do you already have a general admission ticket? Upgrade your ticket for $5.00 for entry into the exhibition. Remember to bring proof of purchase for both tickets.

If you are planning a visit to the Gardens Thursdays to Sundays, September 23 to November 6 and DO NOT plan to visit Hendrie Park to experience the Seeing the Invisible exhibit, regular General Admission applies. (see below)

General Admission Tickets

General Admission tickets are available for purchase online, or when you arrive to any of our garden areas.

In celebration of Culture Days, access to Hendrie Park and RBG Centre is free on Mondays, September 27, October 4, October 11, and October 18. Lean more.

Visitor General Admission
Adult $19.50
Youth/Student* $16.50
Senior** $16.50
Child age 4 to 12 $11.50
Child under age 4 FREE
Family (2 adults and up to 2 children under age 18) $44
  • All rates include HST.
  • Student ticket requires showing a student card indicating full-time attendance in a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • RBG considers a senior to be a person of 65+ years of age.

What's Included:

General Admission tickets do NOT include access to all RBG events or fall exhibit in Hendrie Park, Seeing the Invisible (Thursdays to Sundays, September 23 to November 6). See the full events calendar for information on admission requirements for specific events and activities.

If you already purchased a general admission ticket but would like to visit Hendrie Park for the Seeing the Invisible exhibit, upgrade your ticket for $5.00 for entry into the exhibition. Remember to bring proof of purchase for both tickets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Tips and questions to help you plan your trip to Royal Botanical Gardens. Plan your day, learn about our history, garden areas, parking, and more!

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

Thank You for Supporting RBG!

Royal Botanical Gardens is a registered charitable organization dedicated to connecting people, plants and place. General admission fees support our efforts in areas like plant science, conservation, horticulture and education.