Admission and Hours 2018-08-06T16:42:13+00:00


Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10am–5pm. Please note that the last admission is a half hour before closing. 

The Garden is closed Mondays EXCEPT President’s Day, Patriots’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and Columbus Day. Tower Hill is CLOSED on the following holidays: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

FREE AFTER THREE THURSDAYS: Please note Tower Hill Botanic Garden will offer free admission 3–9 pm on Thursdays throughout June, July, and August, 2018.

For the safety of our guests, Tower Hill may close due to severe weather. Please check the website, Facebook and Twitter or call 508.869.6111 for updates. 

Farmer and the Fork (formerly Twigs Café): Open daily when the Garden is open. Last seating is 2:30pm, except on Free After Three Thursdays (Thursdays, June through August 2018) when the last seating is at 8pm.

The Garden Shop: Open daily when the Garden is open.

Library: Open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 10am–4pm.

Please note that Tower Hill’s parking capacity is limited. Carpooling is always encouraged especially on high volume days. To find out more about our plans to expand our parking, please click here.

Please find parking and weather updates here.

During your visit you may be filmed, videotaped, and/or photographed by an employee or contract photographer. Your admission serves as permission for the use of your image by the Tower Hill Botanic Garden and its constituents.

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Adults: $15
Seniors (65+): $10
Youth (6–18): $5
Children 5 and Under: Free

Guests must pay admission to the Garden to visit Farmer and the Fork Café and the Garden Shop.

EBT Card to Culture: Up to four guests of any age admitted for $2 each when a Massachusetts EBT card is presented. The EBT Card to Culture is a collaboration between the Mass Cultural Council and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services’ Department of Transitional Assistance.

Military Personnel, Veterans, and Military Families: 20% off general admission year-round with a valid Military ID or Dependent ID.

Boylston residents will enjoy free general admission in 2018, excluding Winter Reimagined and special events.

Massachusetts Teachers Association: Buy One Get One Free general admission for teachers with valid MTA card.

We accept payment by Discover, MasterCard, Visa and American Express.

Deduct the price of your admission when you join as a member on the day of your visit. For more information on membership, please visit our members page.

Tower Hill welcomes thousands of people from around the world every year. For your enjoyment as well as the enjoyment of others, please observe these Garden Etiquette Guidelines.

Dogs are welcome with their owners during the hours that the grounds are open to the public excluding Mother’s Day, Plant Sale, and Winter Reimagined. The daily admission fee for a dog to walk the trails is $7, unless the dog has a Tails ‘N Trails membership. Dogs must be leashed and stay on the designated woodland trails.

Service dogs are always allowed at Tower Hill. No dogs are allowed to remain alone in parked cars at any time. Please call 508.869.6111 with any questions.

Members get free general admission to Tower Hill Botanic Garden, and discounted special event admission. Not a member yet? Click here to sign up today.