PLAN YOUR VISIT
Daily: 9 am - 5 pm (No entry after 4:30 pm)
Greenhouses close at 4 pm
Closed: The first Tuesday of every month, Thanksgiving Day, December 24 and 25, December 31, January 1, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No entry after 4:30 pm.
Garden Shop & Plant Deck
Daily: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Closed: The first Tuesday of every month.
Seniors (65+) $8
Juniors (13 - 17) $5
Children (5 - 12) $2
Children (under 5) Free
UCBG Members, current UCB and LBNL staff, UCB faculty and UCB students Free
First Thursday of each month Free
In order to minimize the impact on the plant collection, ensure the safety of visitors, and to provide your group with the best educational experience we do not admit groups larger than 18 students (+3 chaperones) on our “First Free Thursdays" -
Driving Directions - If you drive to the Garden (
Parking), you can park in the UCB Hill lot.
Parking is available in the UC Lot across from the Garden. Parking is $1.00 per hour.
Public Transportation - The Berkeley campus offers a shuttle to the UC Botanical Garden Monday through Friday. From the Hearst Mining Circle on the UCB campus you can catch the Hill Shuttle to the Garden. The Hearst Mining Circle is on the UCB is on the east side of the campus (see map). For the schedule click on the H.
Catch a Cab - You can catch a cab to the Garden any day of the week from downtown Berkeley at Center Street for approximately $10.