HOURS & ADMISSIONS

Hours of Operation

Center Grounds

Open Daily, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Wildflower Café

Open Daily, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

More about the Café »

The Store

Open Daily, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Shop the Store »

Holiday Hours

Memorial Day – Open

Fourth of July – Open

Labor Day – Open

Dec 24 – 25, 2017 – CLOSED for WINTER HOLIDAY

Dec 26 – 30, 2017 – Open

Dec 31, 2017 – Jan 1, 2018 – CLOSED for NEW YEAR

Pricing

FREE for Members
$10 Adults
$8 Seniors (65+)
$8 Non-UT Students (with college ID)
$4 Youth (Ages 5 – 17)
FREE Children 4 years and under
FREE UT Austin Students, Faculty and Staff (with ID)

Click here to learn more about Group Admissions discounts »

Accessibility

The Wildflower Center’s Central Complex, Central Gardens and Luci and Ian Family Garden are wheelchair accessible. The Texas Arboretum trail is also wheelchair accessible. Wheelchairs are available for guests to borrow at no charge at the Admissions Kiosk. If you have any questions, please contact us at 512.232.0100.

Guest Etiquette

A few rules that we ask our guests to follow:

  • Our garden beds are for plants not feet! Please do not step into the cultivated garden beds.
  • We share this area with wild animals, such as rattlesnakes. Please be aware of your surroundings and respect their space.
  • Service animals only. Pets are not allowed anywhere on this campus, including the parking lot. Do not leave your pet in your vehicle.
  • No smoking allowed. No e-cigarettes either.
  • Please do not leave valuables in your vehicle.
  • No bicycles allowed in the gardens. Please park them in the provided racks.
  • Picnic in designated areas, and please pack out what you pack in.

Wanting to take professional photos at the Wildflower Center? Check out our photo policy »

Weapons Policy

As part of The University of Texas at Austin, the Wildflower Center is subject to Senate Bill 11 (Concealed Campus Carry), in effect from August 1, 2016. The Center’s restrictions fall under Policy Statement No. 3. For additional questions concerning concealed carry on our campus, please refer to the University Handbook of Operating Procedures.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Sep 06

Moonlight Hike

September 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sep 17

Austin Museum Day

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Oct 06

Movies in the Wild: Monarchs!

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Oct 20

Fall Native Plant Sale: Members Only

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Oct 21

Fall Native Plant Sale: Public Day

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm