Garden Hours & Admission
Cleveland Botanical Garden welcomes members and guests year-round. General admission is always free to members.
Big Spring Hours
Tuesdays, Thursdays - Saturdays: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesdays: 10 am - 9:00 pm
Sundays: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Closed Mondays, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Open from 10 am - 3 pm on Independence Day, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve
The Garden is open and free to the public on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Parade the Circle, National Public Garden Day (with special coupon) and Holiday Circlefest.
Big Spring Admission
Children (3-12): $8.00
Children under 3: Free
Groups: (15 or more): $10.50
Senior Groups (15 or more): $9.00
The Garden offers free admission to active military and military veterans and their immediate families. Please present a military ID at the ticketing desk to receive free admission.
We are pleased to accept payment by American Express, MasterCard and Visa.
The Garden has its own onsite parking garage, with elevator and stair access to the Garden Visitor Center.
Garden Visitor Rate: $6
Non-Visitor Rate: $9 for first 2.5 hours, plus $1 per 30 mins beyond 2.5 hours
Daily Max: $15
Alternative parking can be found around University Circle, including nearby metered street parking.
The outdoor collection gardens and Glasshouse are wheelchair and mobility scooter accessible. Wheelchairs are available free of charge on a first come, first served basis. Please inquire in the main lobby when you arrive.
Food and Beverage
The Garden Café offers a seasonal menu of soups, salads, sandwiches and wraps, as well as snack items and a full range of beverages. We ask that all outside food and beverages be consumed adjacent to the Garden's property, including nearby Wade Oval and the grassy areas and picnic tables of the Campsey-Stauffer Gateway Garden outside the Garden's main entrance. Special considerations are made for parents with young children, and also for guests who have special dietary restrictions.
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