Hours of Operation

Hours today

Today, January 25, 2015
8 a.m. – sunset (4:58 p.m.)
Garden View Café: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Garden Shop: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Chicago Botanic Garden is open every day of the year. Please see below for hours.
 

Winter Hours
November 1, 2014 – March 31, 2015

The Greenhouses and adjacent galleries will have limited access January 26 – February 8; from February 9 – 13, they will be closed in preparation for the Orchid Show. From February 14 – March 15, the Greenhouses will be open to Orchid Show ticketed visitors only.

Garden Grounds*

8 a.m. – sunset

Regenstein Center**

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily
The Regenstein Center will be closed to the public from November 17 – 27 for the set up of Wonderland Express. Lenhardt Library and the Greenhouses are open.

GatehouseNovember: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
December: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
January and February:  8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
March: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (after daylight savings, 6 p.m. on weekends)
Visitor Center Membership and Information Desks

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

Plant Information Service

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday – Friday

Lenhardt Library

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday
Extended hours until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays
Noon – 4 p.m. Saturday & Sunday
Closed holidays
February 14 – March 15 extended weekend hours
Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Open President's Day

Garden View Café

The Garden View Café will close for general cleaning and maintenance January 12–13. A temporary café will be available in the Lakeside Room in the Visitor Center.

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily
Serving breakfast 8 – 11 a.m.
Serving lunch 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Grab & Go and Barista 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed at 3 p.m. on November 27

Rose Terrace Café

Closed

Garden Shop

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily
Closed November 27

Wheelbarrow Shop

Closed

Grand Tram Tours

Closed

Bright Encounters Tram Tours

Closed

Walking Tours

Closed

Garden Trolley

Closed

Model Railroad Garden

Closed

Butterflies & Blooms Exhibition

Closed

Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden

Closed at sunset

Tool Shed Information Center

Closed