Hours of Operation

Hours today

Today, January 29, 2015
8 a.m. – sunset (5:03 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.
 

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

 

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