Memphis Botanic Garden strives to enhance lives by connecting people with nature, increasing awareness and appreciation of our environment. The 96-acre property includes 28 specialty gardens, which provide an in-depth look into various families of plants, flowers, and trees.

Open to the public daily, guests can take a stroll through various gardens on the grounds. My Big Backyard, the children’s garden, offers a place for jumping, splashing, digging, creating, and discovering the joys of time spent outdoors. The renowned Seijaku-en, Japanese Garden of Tranquility, is a popular attraction, with its recognizable red drum bridge and unique cultural features. Plus, the newly-opened Herb Garden is one of the largest in the nation, and offers unique opportunities for programming and visitor experience.

The garden also offers a range of educational programs for youth and adults. Serving over 40,000 school-aged children annually offering them the opportunity to get outdoors and learn through hands-on activities and nature play. Plant sales and a concert series are held throughout the year to benefit its educational and horticultural programs.

Memphis Botanic Garden hosts many community events each year, such as the Daffodil Dash Race, The Family Egg Hunt, and Mother's Day Jazz Brunch. The year-round schedule of special events and programs, including the Live at the Garden Summer Concert Series, monthly wine tastings, farmers markets, family activities, art exhibits, classes, workshops, and more. For the upcoming holiday season, be sure to visit for the Snowy Nights and Breakfast with Santa events! There truly is something for everyone!

Central Daylight Time Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Adults: $8.00
Seniors (62 and over): $6.50
Children (2-12): $5.00
Children (under 2): FREE
Members: FREE

750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117

901.636.4100 or for additional information.


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