May 28 – September 5

Butterfly Bungalow: Enter a pollinators’ paradise abundant in fluttering butterflies native to North Carolina as well as a colorful display of their favorite plants.

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Hours & Admission

Contact us at
or (704) 825-4490

General daytime admission

Garden Members: Free
Learn more about membership.

Adult: $14.95
Senior: (60+): $12.95
Child: 2-12: $7.95
Children Under 2: Free
Groups of 15+: Please call (704) 829-1294 for group pricing.

Please note, special event admission fees may apply to select events.

Museums for All

As a benefit of your EBT card, you can visit during daytime hours as often as you’d like for only $1 per person. Simply show your benefits card at admissions to receive the discount for up to six family members. Offer not valid for select events.

Learn more about Museums for All.

Current hours

Open 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., six days per week
Closed Tuesdays

Labor Day through Memorial Day
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Please check our website for any last-minute changes in our schedule.

Frequently asked questions

Wheel chairs and strollers are not available for rent, although the Garden is stroller/handicap accessible. Benches are located throughout the Garden.

Only trained service animals that perform life functions for individuals with disabilities are permitted in the Garden.

The Garden is open rain or shine. Refunds or rain checks on admission ticket purchases are not granted for weather related reasons. In the event of extreme weather including snow or a bad storm the Garden may close. Please call 704-825-4490 prior to your visit.

Picnics and coolers are welcome anywhere on the property, but please no alcoholic carry-ins or grills. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis on the terrace or at picnic tables.

No, but drinks and light snacks are available in The Garden Store for purchase. The Garden occasionally hosts food trucks for special events, but please inquire for more details.