Opening hours

Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum

  Open daily (closed 24.12.)
See box below for altered opening hours
Botanic Garden
(incl. last exit / turnstiles at garden exits)
9:00 - 20:00
Greenhouses 9:00 - 19:00
Garden cash desks
(incl. last admission to the garden)
9:00 - 19:15
Botanical Museum
incl. Museum cash desk
9:00 - 19:00

All exits (incl. turnstiles) will be closed at closing time sharp, no exit is possibel after that time!


Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (during academic holidays reduced opening hours, see library page).

Advice on wild mushrooms

in the museum (Königin-Luise-Str. 6-8)
Opening hours

altered opening hours & important information

Thank you for your understanding.

23. June - 25. August 2018 - Saturdays only
We celebrate the comeback of our giant waterlily Victoria with Victorianächte!
Garden, greenhouses and museum are open from 9 a.m. to midnight (regular ticket; see exception 21.7.18). Last admission 10 p.m.

20.+21. July 2018
The garden and the museum will be closed at 2 p.m.
Admission fee until 1.30 p.m. 3 Euro (instead of 6 Euro).
Gates open at 5 p.m. for Botanische Nacht only (special ticket required).

31. July 2018
The garden and the museum will be open at 11 a.m.

5.-27. October 2018 & 2.-11. November 2018
Due to the event "The Jungle Book" the greenhouses will be closing at 5.30 p.m on Fridays and between 2.30-5.00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Additionally on Sundays the greenhouses will be closing between 11 a.m.-1.30 p.m.
The Mediterranean House is open regularly.

28. October 2018
The garden and the museum will be open at 11 a.m.
Gates open for the event Halloween (special ticket required).

15. November 2018 – 6. Januar 2019
Garden & Greenhouses – please note:
Due to the event "Christmas Garden" the garden will be closing at 4:00 p.m.; closing of the greenhouses and garden cash desks at 3:30 p.m.
The Museum is open regularly.
Note: No event "Christmas Garden" on 24.12. and 31.12.

Holiday opening hours

December 24th, 2018
The garden and the museum will be closed.

December 31st, 2018
The garden and the museum will be closed at 4 p.m.
All cash desks and greenhouses will be closed at 3:30 p.m.

Regular opening hours during all other holiday periods.