All Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden visitors enjoy FREE admission through Jan. 19, 2020 to the 50 acres of gardens. Visitors to the attraction can explore more than a dozen themed gardens including a conservatory, children’s garden, rose garden, and cherry tree walk.
That’s a great bargain because admission for adults is generally $13, seniors $11, military with ID $10, and children (3-12) $8.
While winter is often a time associated with the obvious season of when nature takes a nap, there is plenty to see at the Ginter Botanical Garden in January. The warm and cozy Conservatory houses aromatic orchids, passion flowers and other tropical plants. You can see the January blooms page for other highlights of winter: https://www.lewisginter.org/event/free-admission-to-the-garden/
Attractions include a wheel-chair accessible Tree House, an Adventure Pathway, Sand and Water Play areas and an International Village. Other themed gardens include a Healing Garden, Fountain Garden, and a Victorian Garden. The mission of the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is to connect people through plants to improve communities. Activities at the Garden include courses, tours, cultural events and classes.
Other free admission days include:
CarMax Free Fourth of July (Free admission for all)
Genworth Free Community Day (Free admission for all)
Military personnel, first responders and their dependents get free admission on Memorial Day.
The Garden also offers free admission the week after GardenFest and half-price admission on select days in late winter.
Members enjoy free daily admission to the Garden and other benefits.
As a part of the the Museums for All initiative, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden offers a dramatically discounted admission and membership for qualifying families. Guests may present a photo ID and SNAP or WIC EBT card or show the Fresh EBT app on their phone to qualify.
The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is located at 1899 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, Virginia 23228
Telephone: (804) 262-9887
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