Travel the World in 55 Acres

Escape to a unique urban oasis of extraordinary beauty at San Francisco Botanical Garden, showcasing more than 8,000 different kinds of plants from around the world.




Adults - Weekend


Youth & Seniors

(Ages 12-17 and 65+)

Children (Ages 5-11)

Toddler (Ages 4 and under)


(2 adults and all children under 17 residing in the same household)

Garden Members &

San Francisco Residents










Open Daily at 7:30am 

Last Entry at 4pm

Closes One Hour After Last Entry 


Garden Bookstore & Plant Arbor Open Friday-Sunday, 10am-4pm

Library Children's Books To Go by appointment-only

Enjoy Garden Programs at Home & Onsite! 

The Garden is Open and Onsite Programs are Beginning to Return!

Golden Gate Park
1199 9th Ave 
San Francisco, CA, 94122

Main Gate

near the corner of 9th Ave. at Lincoln Way 


Friend (North) Gate 

at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse 

(Open Weekends Only

Use Main Gate Weekdays)


  • Virtual Story Time: In a Garden with author Tim McCanna
    Tue, Jan 26
    Jan 26, 11:00 AM PST
    Acclaimed author Tim McCanna celebrates gardens, nature, and all sorts of critters in this delightful and vibrant read-aloud picture book.
  • Protecting Plants Through Partnerships – Exploring Kenya’s Endangered Flora
    Recording Now Available
    Recording Now Available
    Conserving the world’s plants depends on partnerships. Join the Garden’s curator, Ryan Guillou, as he shares his experiences partnering with Botanic Gardens Conservation International, and his trip to Kenya to help preserve its endangered flora.
  • State of the Redwoods
    Recording Now Available
    Recording Now Available
    Join host Ryan Guillou, Garden Curator and special guest Mia Monroe, Muir Woods Park Ranger for a discussion about San Francisco Botanical Garden’s own Redwood Grove and learn about the challenges facing Muir Woods, Big Basin, and Armstrong Grove now and in the years ahead.

Learning & Engagement

We offer classes, programs, workshops, and other education programs for youth, adults, and families.



Want to get involved? Learn more about our volunteer opportunities!


Become a Member

Explore membership opportunities and how to experience all the Garden has to offer with special benefits throughout the year.


Help inspire people of all ages to cherish, understand, and protect our planet's beauty

and biodiversity!


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1199 9th Ave

San Francisco, CA 94122

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (415) 661-1316

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San Francisco Botanical Garden is a public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

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