Visit Royal Botanical Gardens

We dedicate our expertise in horticulture, conservation, science and education to connect people, plants and place for the purpose of nurturing and preserving healthy growing life on our planet.

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Admission

Visitor Admission
Adult $18
Youth/Student* $15
Senior** $15
Child age 4 to 12 $10
Child under age 4 FREE
Family (2 adults and up to 2 children under age 18) $40
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Purchase General Admission Tickets

Tickets are available for purchase online, or when you arrive to any of our garden areas. Admission provides access to all garden areas for the day.

  • All rates include HST.
  • *Anyone 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.

These tickets do not include access to all RBG events. Please check rbg.ca/events for more information on ticketing for individual events.


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Hours

Daily, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Hours change seasonally. Please check back prior to your visit.

Garden Area / Attraction Hours
RBG Centre, Hendrie Park, Rock Garden Daily, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
*Rock Garden closing at 6 p.m. August 13-17, 20-24, 27-31 for Shakespeare at the Rock
Arboretum Daily, dawn to dusk
Laking Garden Daily, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Administration Weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Shop @ the Gardens Daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Restaurants See rbg.ca/dine
Trailheads Open Year Round

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Christmas Eve: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

New Year’s Eve: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

New Year’s Day: Closed


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Discovery in the Gardens

There's always something to learn at RBG! Spend some time with our Garden Interpreters to discover plants in a new way. Visit our Discovery Carts, go on a guided tour, and much more!

Planning a visit soon? Check out the Full Calendar or This Weekend's Schedule.


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Visitor Guide

Download our visitor guide (pdf) for maps, an outline of the garden areas, and other important information for your visit.


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Parking and Directions

RBG cosists of four formal gardens contained within 1,100 hectares of nature reserve.

Parking is available at the various garden areas and trailheads.

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Garden Etiquette / FAQ

Learn everything you need to enjoy your time in the gardens!

View our guidelines for a great visit, including policies on dogs, smoking, food and drink, etc.

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Accessibility

Everyone deserves to experience the wonder of plants in the natural world!

Learn about how those with accessibility needs can make the most of their visit to RBG.

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