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Membership is an easy and meaningful way to impact our community, provide unparalleled opportunities for nature-focused inspiration and education, and share the joy of the Gardens of Golden Gate Park.

You can help the gardens flourish by becoming a member today!

Are you a Senior, Student, Educator, SFBG Docent or 

Golden Gate Park Cultural Collaborative Staff member?

Click here for Senior, Student and Educator membership rates

Become a member for a little as $10/month!
Click here to start your monthly gift

Access your digital membership card on your smartphone!

Details here

Looking for a thoughtful gift? Give the Gift of the Gardens


The Gardens of Golden Gate Park is a public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society, a community-based nonprofit organization, and San Francisco Recreation & Parks, that unites San Francisco Botanical Garden, Conservatory of Flowers, and Japanese Tea Garden. 


The funding we need to maintain the beauty and diversity of our collections as well as the array of programs and events at the Gardens comes from members like you. In return for your generosity, we provide a variety of benefits and opportunities to connect more deeply with the Gardens and one another.

  • Individual – $70 Unlimited free admission to the Conservatory of Flowers, Japanese Tea Garden, and San Francisco Botanical Garden; invitations to special member events; discounts on programs, books, and plants at San Francisco Botanical Garden and many local nurseries; free admission or discounted entry at many other gardens, access to the Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture's Lending Collections, and more.
    One personalized membership card or digital membership card Admission: Free unlimited admission to the Conservatory of Flowers, Japanese Tea Garden, and San Francisco Botanical Garden Cardholders admitted to the Garden with one guest per visit Admission to all special member events Free or Reduced Admission at more than 345 participating gardens and arboretums nationwide - including more than 30 in California alone Discounts: Discounts on classes, tours and events 10% Discount at the Garden Bookstore and Plant Shop Discounted Subscription to the San Francisco Chronicle 10% Discount at many local nurseries Access to the Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture's Lending Collections, which include the main collection, children's books, and teacher/parent resources. Details at
  • Family/Dual – $85  All the benefits of Individual level plus:
    Benefits for two adults and any children under the age of 18 Two personalized membership cards or digital membership cards Includes access to hands-on family programming throughout the year Pre-sale access and discounts on Garden Camp and Garden After-School
  • Garden Lover – $150  All the benefits of Family/Dual level plus:
    Two Guest Passes These one-time-use passes may be given to friends and family to attend special member events and for general admission to the Gardens
  • Begonia – $275  All the benefits of Garden Lover level plus:
    Two Additional Guest Passes (4 total)
  • Orchid – $550  All the benefits of Begonia level plus:
    Two Additional Guest Passes (6 total)

We offer discounted memberships to

Seniors, Educators, Students, SFBG Docents, and Golden Gate Park Cultural Collaborative Staff.

Monthly Membership

Prefer to make monthly or quarterly donations? Recurring donors receive membership benefits with donations starting at $10/month. 

Leadership Circle

Leadership Circle (formerly Strybing Circle) donors provide leadership and vital support that benefits critical conservation efforts, helps to develop our extraordinary and diverse plant collections, and allows us to offer a rich variety of programs for individuals and families year-round. 


Your participation offers opportunities to learn about the Gardens' collections and meet others who share your passion for nature and the environment.


San Francisco Botanical Garden Society at Strybing Arboretum, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, tax ID 94-6050168, is now doing business as the Gardens of Golden Gate Park which incorporates the Conservatory of Flowers and the Japanese Tea Garden. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

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