If you have a need for nature – from tropical blooms to orchids – without leaving Richmond consider a trip to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. All visitors enjoy half-price admission through Feb. 29, 2020. During this time only, Garden admission is $6 for adults and seniors and $4 for children.
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 generally associated with the season when nature goes into hibernation, there is plenty to see at the Garden in January and February. The Conservatory house aromatic orchids, passion flowers and other tropical plants. Attractions include a wheel-chair accessible Tree House, an Adventure Pathway 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
To economically enjoy the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden all year round check out membership at the attraction: http://www.lewisginter.org
To enjoy more of Richmond’s fabulous natural sights in the area, check out Richmond on the Cheap’s ultimate list of area parks and playgrounds.
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