PLAN YOUR VISIT

We look forward to seeing you

Hours

Open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed some holidays)

Members get early access to the gardens on Thursdays and Saturdays at 7:30 a.m.

Wildflower Café is open daily from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Holiday Closures
Thanksgiving Day – CLOSED
Dec. 24 – 25 – CLOSED
Dec. 31 – Jan 1 – CLOSED

Admission Rates

FREE for Members
$12 Adults
$10 Seniors (65+)
$10 Non-UT Students (with college ID)
$6 Youth (Ages 5 – 17)
FREE Children 4 years and under
FREE UT Austin Students, Faculty and Staff (with ID)

Group Discounts »

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BEFORE YOU ARRIVE

Explore these resources to make the best of your experience

See What's In Season

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Explore Suggested Itineraries

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Book a Tour With a Guide

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Arrange a Field Trip

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Preview the Gardens & Trails

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Make Plans to Eat

EVENTS & HAPPENINGS

Participate in one of our popular events, standing tours or educational programs

Tuesday Twilights

Tuesday Twilights

Happy hours among the flowers with live music and more

Fortlandia

Fortlandia

It's back! Ten new forts created by architects and designers on display and ready for play in the Texas Arboretum

Fall Native Plant Sale: Members Only

Fall Native Plant Sale: Members Only

A special member benefit featuring more than 300 species of Texas native plants

Fall Native Plant Sale: Public Day

Fall Native Plant Sale: Public Day

More than 300 species of native plants ready to make your garden look like Texas

Luminations

Luminations

Our annual tradition returns when the gardens are illuminated by thousands of luminarias and dazzling lights

WHAT TO BRING

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BINOCULARS

The bird watching is grand!

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CAMERA

Read up on our photo policies here

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HAT & SUNSCREEN

Bring your own shade. It can be awfully sunny in Texas

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REFILLABLE BOTTLE

Stay hydrated during your visit

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COMFY SHOES

Bring the right shoes so you can explore all of our trails

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AUDIO TOUR

Get the TravelStorys app to enjoy our free audio tour

WHAT NOT TO BRING

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PETS

We allow service dogs only.
Full policy

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DRONES

Unmanned aerial vehicles are not allowed

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CIGARETTES

Leave your cigarettes and vapes at home