Hours & Admission

Park Hours

Fall/Winter Hours
(September 9, 2013 - April 30, 2014)

  • CLOSED Monday & Tuesday
  • Wednesday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Park Open the Following Local School Holidays

  • April 14, 15 (2014)

McConnell Botanical Gardens

  • 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily

Museum Store & Coffee Bar
(now located across from the Sundial Bridge)

  • Monday - Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Turtle Bay Nursery

  • 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Wednesday & Saturday

Summer Hours
(Beginning May 1, 2014)

  • Monday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m
  • Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m

Hours and admission subject to change without notice. Prices do not include entrance to specially ticketed exhibitions. For Group rates call 242-3108.

Park closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day

Additional Park Information

  • Pets are not allowed inside the Museum, the Museum Store & Coffee Bar and the Forest Camp, but are allowed on the Sundial Bridge, the River Trail and in the McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.
  • For safety reasons, children under the age of 16 must be accompanied at all times by a supervising adult, parent or guardian.
 

park admission

Park Admission (Thru April 30, 2104)
(Museum, Forest Camp and Gardens)

  • Adult (16+) $14
  • Child (4-15) $10
  • Seniors (65+) $10
  • Members and Children 3 and under admitted FREE

Afternoon Special
Daily, 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m

  • Receive $5 off Park Admission

Senior Special

  • Admission is $5 every Wednesday

Parrot Playhouse Admission

  • $1 per person (include nectar cup)
  • Additional nectar cups available for $1 per cup
  • Beginning May 1, 2014, Parrot Playhouse admission is included with Park admission.  Nectar cups will remain $1 per cup.

Park Admission (May 1 - Sept. 1, 2014)
(Includes admission to the Museum, Forest Camp, Parrot Playhouse, and Gardens)

  • Adult (16+) $16
  • Child (4-15) $12
  • Seniors (65+) $12
  • Members and Children 3 and under admitted FREE

Beginning May 17, Park admission also includes admission to Identity: An Exhibition of You.

family Adventure pass
Second Saturday of every month

Family Adventure Pass - Park Admission (second Sat. of every month)
(Museum, Forest Camp and Gardens)

  • $35 per family** - Valid for up to 5 family members, with a maximum of 2 adults! (each additional child or adult pays full Park Admission)

GARDEN ADMISSION ONLY

McConnell Botanical Gardens Only
(Don't have time to visit the whole Park?  Visit the Gardens only at a reduced admission.)

  • Nonmembers $4
  • Members and children 3 & under admitted free

West end Gate Entrance to McConnell Botanical Gardens located on Arboretum Drive, off North Market Street

** Only valid the second Saturday of every month. Excludes admission to special ticketed events!