Frequently Asked Questions
Nothing! Currently, a standard visit to the Gardens is free for all.
No. Only ADA-defined service animals are allowed onsite. Emotional-support, comfort, and companion animals are not permitted in any capacity (in a stroller, held-in-arm, on a leash, in a purse, etc).
Please do not leave any animals in your vehicle while visiting. We welcome you to visit another day, leaving your pet at home.
Food is not permitted or provided at the Gardens.
We recommend picnicking nearby at Waterfront Park or checking out the many local neighborhood restaurants!
We appreciate your generosity, but (in general) no.
Based on our facilities, capacity, and plant collection goals, we may consider exceptional plants (i.e. rare species) to add to our collection.
Houseplants or landscape specimens from construction projects are usually not considered for donation at this time.
Between 30 - 45 minutes on average. But you're welcome to linger as long as you like!
We are wheelchair accessible in most areas of the property, but do not currently have wheelchairs available onsite.
No, we are not part of any admission reciprocity programs at this time.
Not currently. We look forward to welcoming you to our future café!
You may ride your bike TO the Gardens, but must park it at the bike racks at the entry points. WBG does not provide locks.
For the safety of others and to protect our plants, please do not walk your bicycle through the Gardens.
WBG is a tobacco-free facility in which smoking, chewing tobacco, and all forms of vaping are prohibited.
Tobacco products (and the hands of tobacco users) may transmit tobacco mosaic virus which is harmful to certain plants on display in our garden.
Guided Group Tours are available during regular operating hours, March – October, and must be booked at least two weeks in advance. Each tour is between 45 – 60 minutes and recommended for guests ages 16 and up. For more information please visit this page!
Yes! Please refer to our RENTALS page for more info on pricing and availability.
We allow photography on the grounds during visiting hours, but please abide by all other garden etiquette while taking your pictures. Please do not walk or set up in garden beds, climb on sculptures or structures, block pathways, bring pets, etc. You may change clothes in the restroom, but please do not leave items there.