In observance of the Alameda County Public Health Department order to shelter in place, UCBG is closed – and all programs suspended – until further notice. We will continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) situation and follow updated recommendations as they become available. Please check our website and calendar for the status of future scheduled events. We look forward to welcoming you back when we reopen.


The Garden
Daily: 9 am – 5 pm (No entry after 4:30 pm)

Glasshouses close at 4:00 pm
Redwood Grove closes at 4:30 pm

Closed: The 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month, Thanksgiving Day, December 24 and 25, December 31, January 1, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The Garden Shop & Plant Deck
Daily: 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Parking is available in a lot located across the street from the main entrance to the Garden. It is a pay lot for $1 per hour and is enforced all day. The lot is operated by UC Berkeley’s Department of Parking and Transportation. There are three parking spots available for people with mobility issues in the main Garden parking lot.

Pets are not allowed in the Garden due to the sensitivity of our plant collection.  However, trained service dogs are allowed, and the Garden follows these guidelines:


Adult $15
Seniors (65+) $12
Juniors (7– 17) $7
Children 6 and under Free
Non-UCB Students $12
UCBG Members; UCB faculty, staff, & students; LBNL staff; UCOP staff Free

First Wednesday of each month free