Visitor Info

Atlanta Location

Please note: Beginning January 16, Earth Goddess will be under renovation to replace her soil and plants. Beginning January 19, Shaggy Dog will be removed for replanting and will return with the Imaginary Worlds exhibition in April 2018.


April - October
Tuesday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

November 1 - November 10
Tuesday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

November 11 - January 7
Tuesday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

January 8 - March 31
Tuesday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights
Sunday - Thursday, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday - Saturday, 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Closed Mondays and in the daytime on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Open on Labor Day, Columbus Day and Memorial Day

In Atlanta, enjoy a Garden inspired menu from the team of Chef Jason Paolini, at the new Longleaf restaurant. Light snacks and refreshments are also available seasonally. Outside food and beverage are not permitted. During daytime hours, Garden admission is required for Non-Members. During Garden Lights, Holiday Nights, Garden admission is required for both Members and Non-Members.

More Information

The Atlanta Botanical Garden is located adjacent to Piedmont Park at 1345 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, GA, 30309.

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For traffic information and alternate routes, click here.

On-site parking is available in the SAGE Parking Facility:

Time Period Cost
Drop-off period (0 - 30 minutes) Free
31 - 60 minutes $2.00
Each additional 30 minutes $1.00
Maximum daily rate $15.00

Multi-visit parking passes may be purchased in the Garden Gift Shop for $6.00 and reloaded there as well. Newly purchased passes are valid on the day of purchase, with a trip being subtracted from the card upon exiting. However, existing parking passes must be re-loaded before the card reaches 0 uses; parking pass holders who enter the garage with 0 trips on their card will be required to pay for parking on that day, with the re-loaded card being valid on their next visit. The screen on the entrance machine will display the balance on the card upon swiping. A multi-visit parking pass does not guarantee a parking space.

Number of Uses Cost
5 uses (6 for Member) $20.00
11 uses (13 for Member) $40.00
21 uses $60.00
31 uses $80.00
40 uses $100.00

Atlanta is served by the MARTA transit system. Bus #27 stops at the main entrance at 1345 Piedmont Avenue, and Bus #27 may be boarded at either the Midtown or Lindbergh Center train stations.

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Gainesville Location


April - October
Tuesday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

November - March
Tuesday - Sunday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Garden will be open on Memorial Day from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Closed Mondays and on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

The Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville is located at 1911 Sweetbay Drive, Gainesville, GA 30501. The entrance is off Cleveland Highway a 1/4 mile north of Limestone Parkway on what was formerly Lakehill Drive.

Please refer to the map below. GPS navigation and map applications have not updated their systems with the new address.


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Free onsite parking available.

Garden Etiquette

To ensure a safe, enjoyable visit for all guests and to protect valuable plant collections, visitors must adhere to the following guidelines:

Garden Etiquette

Visitors who do not comply with these guidelines may be asked to leave the Garden.

Photography & Filming

Guests are invited to take photographs and videos for personal use. 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!

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

Visitors with Disabilities

Nearly all areas are accessible to visitors with wheelchairs and scooters. Wheelchairs and Electric Mobility Scooters are available for rent at the ticket window 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.

Interactive maps for enlargement are available online. Download the General Garden Map. For questions about accessibility, please call 404-876-5859.

Weather Policy

The Garden is open rain or shine. Most gardens are located outside so dress appropriately for weather. There are indoor air conditioned and heated areas for visitors including the visitor center, restaurant and conservatory and orchid center. Refunds or rain checks on admission ticket purchases are not granted for weather related reasons.