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










Garden Open Daily at 7:30am 

Closes one hour after last entry: 

Late Fall/Winter last entry: 4pm 

Garden Bookstore & Plant Arbor Open Weekends:

 Bookstore: 10am-4pm

 Plant Arbor: 9am-3:30pm

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)


Protecting Plants Through Partnerships – Exploring Kenya’s Endangered Flora (1)
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.
The Daily Dose: Feminist Writers Respond to the Climate Emergency - Recording Now Available
Recording Now Available
Recording Now Available
Recording Now Available: Click Register Now Button to Watch The climate emergency can no longer be ignored. And woven into the solutions to the climate crisis is the need to acknowledge and address long-standing issues of justice.
Bean Sprouts Family Days Presented by Kaiser Permanente
Tues, Weds, Thurs
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Tues, Weds, Thurs
San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
Volunteers and staff have worked hard to get the Children's Garden back into shape to welcome families, and we've come up with a new program model to allow us to share the Garden safely with you. Pre-registration required.

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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