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1345 Piedmont Avenue, NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
Open - Changes to operations
Renowned plant collections, beautiful displays, and spectacular exhibitions make the Atlanta Botanical Garden the loveliest place in town to visit or host an event in every season. An urban oasis in Midtown, the Garden includes 30 acres of outdoor gardens, an award-winning Children’s Garden, a one-of-a-kind Canopy Walk through Storza Woods, and the innovative Edible Garden featuring an Outdoor Demonstration Kitchen. The Fuqua Conservatory is an organic biosphere and home to important collections of tropical palms and conifers; the Fuqua Orchid Center is home to the foremost collection of species orchids in the United States. Conservation gardens and amphibian displays highlight the Garden’s work with carnivorous plant bogs across the Southeast as well as endangered species of frogs from around the world. The Garden offers lovely indoor and outdoor rental options for elegant meetings and celebrations.
Masks are required: For all guests over 10 years of age outdoors (within six feet of another guest) and indoors, at all times. Social distancing markers are placed throughout the Garden.
Expect timed ticketing and a limited number of guests admitted every 15 minutes. Daily capacity is significantly reduced. Safety guidelines and recommendations can be found at the garden's website. Extended summer 2020 hours are Tuesdays–Sundays 9 a.m.–9 p.m. (last entry at 8 p.m.). Cocktails in the Garden begin daily at 5 p.m. Garden members may enjoy members-only hours on Mondays.