Hours, Admissions, Directions


 Boerner Botanical Gardens Hours - subject to change

Botanical Gardens Hours:
      mid-April-Sept. 8 a.m.-dusk, daily
      Oct. 1-30, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; Reopening for China Lights, Tues.-Sun., 5:30-10 p.m. See below

      Botanical Gardens Admission collects admission

China Lights Lantern Festival at Boerner Botanical Gardens  

China Lights
Oct. 1-30, 2016
Tues.-Sun., 5:30-10 p.m. (closed Mondays)

Celebrate Asian culture and experience Wisconsin's Boerner Botanical Gardens BRIGHTER THAN EVER

Dazzling lantern sculptures, incredible performances, beautiful art, and delicious food will bring the gardens to life at night!

Learn more at ChinaLights.org

Building Hours: May-Oct., 8 a.m.-6 p.m., daily
      other times of year, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday only
 2016 Admission Fees (Daytime)
Due to the sensitive environment of the Botanical Gardens, no dogs are allowed.
Age 18 & up $5.50
Any age with disability
Wheelchair Accessible logo
Any age with student I.D. $4.50
Milwaukee County Senior Age 60+ $4.50
Age 6–17 $3.50
Friend of Boerner Botanical Gardens Member FREE with membership card and photo ID
Learn more about becoming a member of Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens
Member of Participating American Horticultural Society Gardens Reciprocal Admissions Program FREE with membership card from Paticipating Garden and photo ID
Learn more about the Reciprocal Admissions Program
FREE First Tuesdays at The Gardens*  *In 2016, Free First Tuesdays at The Gardens will be offered beginning in May and running through September. Offer good for all Milwaukee County Residents with proof of residency. Offer excludes major holidays and celebrations of major holidays.
Group Rate (20 or more people – advance purchase required)
Age 18 & up $4.50
Age 6–17 $3.00
Auto or bus complimentary
 Special Program Fees
For information on fees for special programs, visit the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens website. (external link)  
 Directions to the Gardens
 Use the area map & directions to plan your route

9/29/16 NOTE: Bridge Recontruction in Whitnall Park
Two parkway bridges on either side of College Ave (just west of 92 St) are under construction. Please follow detour signs. All areas of the Park/Botanical Gardens remain accessible.



Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Drive., Hales Corners, WI 53130
(414) 525-5600

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