Plan Your Visit

Current Hours

Tuesday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Thursdays
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Imaginary Worlds:
Once Upon a Time

FINAL WEEKS: Take a journey among giant living sculptures through Oct. 28. The Garden turns into a fantasy land that’s breathtaking by day and takes on a new light every Thursday night during Fest-of-Ale.

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Blooming Soon

You’ll always discover something new with the many events, exhibitions, and classes on the horizon.

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October 16

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Atlanta

In a setting that even Shakespeare himself couldn’t have imagined, the Alliance ...

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October 16

Imaginary Worlds

Atlanta

The plant giants have returned with an all new story in Atlanta and Gainesville.

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October 16

Scarecrows in the Garden

Atlanta

Scarecrows in the Garden brings to the Garden 75-100 creations by local artists,...

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October 16

Member Fall Evening

Atlanta

Bring a flashlight and tour more than 100 Scarecrows in the Garden at this Membe...

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The Garden
at a Glance

Take a look around before your visit. Use our interactive map to explore the many unique spaces found throughout the Garden.

Garden Map

Let Us
be Your Guide

Whether on a family adventure, or an afternoon stroll on your own, let us help you customize your Garden experience.

Garden Guide

Indoor Plant Collections

The Garden is home to one of the largest selection of plants in the Southeast. Learn about the numerous living plants in our collection.

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Outdoor Plant Collections

From the hydrangeas in the Southern Seasons Garden to the world-class collection of carnivorous plants in the Conservation Garden, the Garden's outdoor collections offer new plant discoveries throughout the year.

Explore Outdoor Collections

Amphibians

Meet the fascinating frogs of the Garden's amphibian conservation program, which include rare and endangered species.

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Art Collections

Stroll into another world filled with picturesque sculptures and serene water features. Learn about the permanent art pieces showcased throughout the Garden.

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Sculptures

Discover nine permanent sculptures displayed throughout the Garden, beautifully combining art and natural surroundings in unexpected ways.

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Water Features

Explore the calming water features placed through the Garden.

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Group Visits

Make your visit unforgettable. Choose from a variety of guided or self-guided tours.

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Dining

Grab a light bite or sit down for a contemporary dining experience.

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Shopping

Visit the Garden Gift Shop and take a piece of the Garden home.

Visit the Gift Shop

Events & Exhibitions

As the Garden evolves, it’s never the same place twice. Learn more about the events and exhibitions blooming daily.

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Classes & Education

The garden inspires everyone to grow with classes and lectures available to visitors of all ages. 

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Directions
to the Garden

1345 Piedmont Avenue,
Atlanta, GA 30309

The Atlanta Botanical Garden is located adjacent to Piedmont Park in Midtown.

Atlanta is served by the MARTA transit system. Bus #27 stops at the Piedmont Avenue entrance. Bus #27 may be boarded at the Midtown or Lindbergh Center train stations.

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Parking
at the Garden

On-site parking is available in the SAGE Parking Facility for Garden guests on Levels 4, 5 and 6 via Piedmont Avenue entrance. Park visitors use Levels 1, 2 and 3 via Monroe Drive entrance.

Drop-off period (0 – 30 minutes) …..  Free
31-60 minutes ……………………….  $2
Each additional 30 minutes ………..   $1
Maximum Daily Rate ………………..   $15

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Garden Policies

To ensure a safe, enjoyable visit for all guests and to protect valuable plant collections, visitors must adhere to the following guidelines. Visitors who do not comply may be asked to leave.

Prohibited Items:

  • Nicotine products of any kind, including vapes
  • Outside food or beverages
  • Alcohol, fire arms, portable music players
  • Sports balls of any kind
  • Bicycles, rollerblades, scooters, remote controlled vehicles
    (adult-controlled strollers and wagons are permitted)

Appropriate Conduct:

  • Do not remove or collect flowers or plant material.
  • Stay on designated pathways at all times.
  • Children should be supervised at all times.
  • Climbing, running and sports/athletic games are prohibited.
  • Visitors are welcome to take photos and videos for personal use.
  • All professional photographic sessions must have an appointment, pay a fee in advance and abide by the (Garden photography policy).
  • Do not wade or swim in ponds or fountains.
  • Pets are not allowed in the Garden. Service animals are permitted.

Dress Code:

The Garden is a family-friendly environment. Appropriate attire is required on all guests at all times including shirts/tops, pants/slacks and shoes. Children only may wear swim suits in the Children’s Garden play fountain. Adults may not wear revealing clothing such as lingerie, bathing suits or cut-offs.

Garden Etiquette

Seasonal Hours

April  
Tuesday – Sunday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
May – October  
Tuesday – Sunday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Thursdays 9 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
November 1 – November 16  
Tuesday – Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
November 17 – January 6  
Tuesday – Sunday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Garden Lights, Holiday Nights  
Nightly, November 17 – January 6 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

The Garden is open the following annual events and holidays:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Presidents Day 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
APS Spring Break 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Memorial Day 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Labor Day 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Columbus Day 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
APS Fall Break 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Christmas Eve 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
New Year’s Eve 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Photography & Filming

Guests are invited to take photographs and videos of the garden for personal use, however personal photo shoots, including engagement photos, wedding/bridal photos and family portraits using any professional equipment must be scheduled through the Private Events department in advance and require a fee. Please review the following policies:

Garden Photography & Video Policy

The Garden is available for film, television, and commercial shoots of any size. The following brochure offers a sample of the many settings available and examples of previous productions:

Lights Camera Bloom!

Guests grant permission to the Atlanta Botanical Garden to utilize their image, likeness and/or sound recordings for the purpose whatsoever in perpetuity.

Guests with Disabilities

Nearly all areas are accessible to guests with wheelchairs and scooters. Wheelchairs and electric mobility scooters are available for rent at Garden Admissions and are available on a first come, first serve basis and cannot be reserved.

Wheelchairs are complimentary during your visit and scooters are $25+tax for a 4-hour rental period. All scooter rentals must be paid for with a credit card and a photo I.D. is required. Scooters may not be rented in inclement weather. Limited quantity available.

Download the (Current Garden Map) to enlarge digitally. For questions about accessibility, please call 404-876-5859.

Weather Policy

The Garden is open rain or shine. Most display garden are outside, so dress appropriately for weather. There are indoor air conditioned and heated areas for guests including the Hardin Visitor Center, Longleaf restaurant and the Fuqua Conservatory and Orchid Center. Refunds or rain checks on admission ticket purchases are not granted for weather-related reasons.

In the event of inclement weather that forces closure for safety reasons, the Garden will post on all its social media channels.

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