Please use the map below to find your classroom locations.
The Chicago Botanic Garden is located at 1000 Lake Cook Road in Glencoe. The parking fee for nonmembers is waived for course takers. Bring your confirmation letter or postcard to avoid a delay in parking. For evening classes, the entrance gate may be closed 30 minutes after your class begins. If you arrive more than 30 minutes late for an evening class, call (847) 835-5440 to be let in by Garden security. For directions to your meeting place, stop at the Visitor Center information desk.
Adult Education ClassRoom Directions
Annex 1 and 2 are located adjacent to parking lots 1 and 2. A lighted path leads to the classrooms (a two-minute walk from the parking lot).
The Linnaeus Room, Pullman Room, Alsdorf Auditorium, Plant Science Lab, Burnstein Hall, McGinley Pavilion, Nichols Hall, and Design Studio are located in the Regenstein Center (a six-minute walk from the parking lot).
The Fruit & Vegetable Learning Center can be found in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden. It is located to the right, tucked behind lush foliage, after you cross the bridge to the Fruit & Vegetable Garden (a 12-minute walk from the parking lot).
The Children's Learning Center is located near the Robert R. McCormick Foundation Plaza and entry drive on the Learning Campus.
The Rice Plant Resource Center is south of the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center, along the Garden’s East Road. Stop at the gatehouse or Visitor Center for parking directions and a security gate access code.
The Lakeside Room and Boyer Room are located in the Visitor Center (a three-minute walk from the parking lot).
The Maintenance Building Lunchroom is on the second floor of the Maintenance Building, which is along the East Road, south of the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center and the Rice Plant Resource Center. The Maintenance Building is the building closest to Dundee Road.
The Seminar Room and Green Roof Conference Room are located in the Plant Science Center, which is along the East Road, across from the Lavin Sun Evaluation Garden.