Guests no longer have to prepurchase tickets online during the day–you can walk in and purchase tickets at the admissions desks. Members, you simply show your membership card at admissions.

Plan Your Visit


Our Garden continues to follow CDC recommendations and state guidelines for preventing the spread of COVID-19. We are encouraging universal indoor masking while in public spaces for all, regardless of vaccination status.  See our Visit Planner page for more information.

Advance online tickets are available but not required.

Adults $17
Seniors (65+) or Military $14
Youth (3-12) $8
Children (under 3) Free
Members Free

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Museums for All is an initiative for those with SNAP, WIC EBT Card or the Fresh EBT app to receive $1 admission for adults and free for up to six youth (age 17 and under). There is also a membership option. If you would like to participate in the Museums for All opportunity, please call (804) 262-9887, x300 between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or email contactus@lewisginter.org

*Please note – special events such as Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights and other events outside of regular garden hours may have a different ticket price.


Daytime Admission

Open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended evening hours on Wednesday and Thursdays through September.

GardenFest Admission

We are open daily from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. for Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights. 

Closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 24-25.

We were honored with the 2021 Traveler’s Choice award from Tripadvisor.

Free & Discounted Admission Days

Join us for free admission on the  CarMax Free Fourth of July and Genworth Free Community Day

Typically the week after GardenFest you can enjoy free admission. Check back for details.

Half-price admission days typically run from mid-January to the end of January.


1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA  23228

GPS coordinates for Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
37°37’11.9″N 77°28’14.7″W

Often, the 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond address does not direct visitors to the front entrance. In these cases, we suggest changing “Richmond” to “Henrico” in your GPS for accurate directions.

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We consider our Garden a living museum. View our guidelines for a great visit.

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Gardens are special places for all people, plants, and wildlife to enjoy. Learn about Garden accessibility here, including information for those with wheelchairs or service animals.

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