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Hours and Admission

The museum and garden are open Tuesday through Sunday. In 2020, the museum and garden are closed on the following days:

  • Saturday, July 4 (Independence Day)
  • Wednesday, November 11 (Veterans Day)
  • Thursday, November 26 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Friday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
  • Friday, January 1, 2021 (New Year’s Day)



Open Tuesday through Sunday.

11:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Admission to the museum is free.



Open Tuesday through Sunday. The garden may close in hazardous conditions.

Regular Season (March 15–October 31)

2:00–6:00 p.m.

Longer wait times can be expected during warmer months, and we strongly encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance to avoid lines at the garden entrance. 

Admission to the garden in the Regular Season is:

  • $10 Regular
  • $8 Military (with valid ID)
  • $8 Senior (60+)
  • $5 Students and Children (ages 2–12)
  • Free for Harvard faculty, students, and staff (with Harvard photo ID)

Unlimited access with a Season Pass:

  • $75 Individual Season Pass
  • $95 Double Season Pass
  • $110 Family Season Pass

Winter Season (November 1–March 14)

2:00–5:00 p.m.

Admission to the garden in the Winter Season is free.