Hours of Operation 2014

Hours today

Today, November 25, 2014
8 a.m. – sunset (4:24 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.

Wonderland Express Hours
November 28, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Note: Wonderland Express will be closed on December 25. The event closes at 1 p.m. on December 12 and closes at 3 p.m. on December 4, 6 & 24.

Garden Grounds*

8 a.m. – sunset

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
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.

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
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)
8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Visitor Center Membership and Information Desks

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily
Plant Information Service

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday – Friday

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday – Friday

Closed holidays

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

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
Garden View Café

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

8 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily
Closed December 25 & at 3 p.m. on December 24
Rose Terrace Café

Closed

Closed

Garden Shop

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

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily
Closed December 25 and at 3 p.m. on December 24
Wheelbarrow Shop

Closed

 Closed
Grand Tram Tours

Closed

 Closed
Bright Encounters Tram Tours

Closed

 Closed
Walking Tours

Closed

 Closed
Garden Trolley

Closed

 Closed
Model Railroad Garden

Closed

 Closed
Butterflies & Blooms Exhibition

Closed

 Closed
Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden

Closed at sunset

Closed at sunset

Tool Shed Information Center

Closed

 Closed