San Antonio Botanical Garden

Visitor Information

by Bob ClarkHours of Operation: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
(Central Standard Time
)

Open Year-Round 
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
*The Carriage House Bistro is open Tuesday - Friday, 11:00am - 2:00pm and Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 2:00pm. Call 210.826.5800 for reservations.

Operated under the auspices of the City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department, the San Antonio Botanical Garden founded in 1980, encompasses 38 acres in the center of the city of San Antonio, 555 Funston @ North New Braunfels Avenue. San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, Texas 78209

Visitor Guidelines

Please leave flowers and plants for everyone to enjoy.  Do not collect or remove seeds, flowers, fruits, vegetables, plant labels, etc.
Stay on designated pathways at all times.  Please stay out of the flowerbeds (stepping between plants compacts the soil).
Please do not block pathways or access for other visitors when posing for photographs.  For safety reasons, please do not pose photograph subjects in trees, on rocks, or on other structures.
To protect our plant collection, athletic games and climbing are prohibited inside the Garden.  Active games include Frisbee, football, baseball, kites, etc.
Children should be supervised at all times.
Bicycles, rollerblades, scooters, and skateboards are not permitted inside the Garden.
Please refrain from wading or swimming in ponds or fountains.
Pets are not allowed inside the Garden (exception:  designated Dog Days weekends/4 per year).  Service animals are permitted with proper I.D.
Dispose of waste and recyclables in trash receptacles.  We appreciate your helping us recycle.


Admission

Members                                               Free
Adults                                                    $10
Children (age 3-13)                               $7
Children (under age 3)                          Free
Senior Citizens (65 and over)               $8
Military                                                  $8
  Active, retiree, reservist (current ID, dependents not included)
Students (current ID)                            $8


Fees may be subject to change. 

The San Antonio Botanical Garden is highly suitable for use by people of all ages and abilities and is wheelchair accessible.

No pets allowed.

Via Bus Route 7

T
he "Sightseer Special" -- a direct connect to many of the cultural attractions in San Antonio, including the Alamo, San Antonio Museum of Art, Witte Museum, San Antonio Zoo, Brackenridge Park, and the San Antonio Botanical Garden. 

Group Visits

Groups of 15 adults or more qualify for a group admission rate of $9.00 per person. In order to receive the group rate, groups must make a single payment for all involved. Garden Guides are available to lead tours by request for a fee of $50 per guide. One guide is required for every 20 adults. Available Monday - Friday.  Please contact volunteer@sabot.org to request a guided tour.

Tour guides are volunteers and a tour is based on their availability. Please contact volunteer@sabot.org to check on the availability of docents.

Adult Self- Guided Tour

Have an adventure and explore the garden on your own. Call 207-3270 to schedule your group visit.

Adult Guided Tour

Explore the garden with a garden guide. Docent Fee is $50.00 per 20 visitors. Call (210) 207-3261 to schedule a guided tour. 

Groups of 15 adults or more qualify for a group admission rate of $9.00 per person. In order to receive the group rate, groups must make a single payment for all involved. Garden Guides are available to lead tours by request for a fee of $50 per guide. One guide is required for every 20 adults. Available Monday - Friday. 

Telephone Numbers by Bob Clark

San Antonio Botanical Garden  

San Antonio Botanical Society     
 
Botanical Society Program Info
Facility Rental                          
Garden Gate Gift Shop 
(Open Daily)
Carriage House Bistro
(Open 11am-2pm, Tues.-Fri;10am-2pm Sat-Sun.)

210-207-3250
210-207-3274 (fax)
210-829-5360 
210-829-4866 (fax)
210-829-5100
210-829-0804
210-829-1227

210-826-5800
for reservations.