Explore! Annual Membership Program

Upcoming Events

Exclusive Explore Member Event
Saturday, July 21, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

We invite children of all ages to join us in the Lou Glenn Children's Garden for special family programming - musical performances by Michael Levine, crafts, children's activities, face painting, and more!

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Explore Annual Membership Program funded through the generous support of the Lettie Pate Evans Foundation.

As employees of Atlanta Public Schools, City of Atlanta, Grady, and MARTA, you are eligible for a Family Membership at the Atlanta Botanical Garden for the deeply discounted rate of $20! This is less than the cost of one adult admission. Members receive unlimited free admission to the Atlanta Botanical Garden for two adults and household children under 18 during regular operating hours for an entire year and so much more!

Explore! Members: Please pick up your membership card at Garden Admissions.

Enrollment Coming Soon!

Already a member? You can renew early starting Monday, July 23. Be sure to have your member number handy. To look up your member number, click here. Renew by Friday, August 31 to get two bonus guest passes.

If you aren't yet a member, you can enroll starting Monday, August 27. Register by Friday, October 5 to get two bonus guest passes. Be sure to have your employer-issued email address for employment verification. City of Atlanta employees - if you don't have a city email address, please have your employee ID available.

For any questions or concerns regarding your Explore! Membership please email explore@atlantabg.org or call 404-585-2067.

Join the Explore! Annual Membership Program to experience the beauty and serenity of the Atlanta Botanical Garden without charge thanks to a generous gift from a local foundation. The Garden wants to show appreciation to you and your family for working tirelessly to make Atlanta a great city in which to live and work. Under the three year Explore! Membership Program you will have the opportunity to enroll for a FREE family membership the first year and a heavily discounted one in the second and third years.

Explore! Annual Membership Benefits

  • Free unlimited admission for 12 months for two adults and their children or grandchildren under 18 at both Garden locations during regular hours
  • Free and reduced admission to special Garden events and exhibitions
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibition previews
  • Discounts on educational programs and in the Garden Gift Shop
  • Discounts at select area garden centers and retailers
  • Discounts on multi-visit parking passes
  • Reciprocal privileges with over 300 gardens, arboreta and conservatories
  • Four guest passes for one-time use during regular hours
  • Subscription to Clippings, the member newsletter
  • Early purchase period and discounts on Concerts in the Garden and Garden Lights tickets

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