Birmingham Botanical Gardens is open!
A cherished place of respite and inspiration for more than 55 years, Birmingham Botanical Gardens is open to all, and we look forward to your visit. Fall/winter hours (Nov. 1–March 13) are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day of the week. Visitors are encouraged to practice social distancing. Face masks are required when interacting with others in the Gardens and for entering the Garden Center. For more information and guidelines for visiting safely, click here. We hope to see you soon at the Gardens!

Our Gardens

The Gardens' 67.5 acres is filled with more than 30 thematic gardens, each one classified into one of three types: Gardens of Collections, Gardens of Nature and Gardens of Culture.

Gardens of Collections

This type focuses on a specific plant genus, family or other identified group (e.g., Asia). Gardens that fit into this category are:

Gardens of Nature

This type focuses on native plants of the southeastern US and eco-geographical plant groups. Gardens that fit into this category are:

Gardens of Culture

This type focuses on a particular design style or an aspect of human culture. Gardens that fit into this category are:

Other Areas of Interest

There are some items at The Gardens that do not fit within our classification system, but are still a valuable part of Birmingham Botanical Gardens.