PLEASE NOTE: Beginning June 1, 2022, all transactions at the Garden will be cashless. We accept Apple Pay, Google Pay and all major credit cards. 

HOURS: March-October hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues.-Sun.  The Garden is closed on Mondays, except for some holidays.  See our calendar. 

TICKETS: Advance tickets, with timed entry, via online purchase are recommended.  Admission is FREE for Garden members; Advance tickets are $8 for ages 16+, $4 for ages 3-15. Children 2 and under are free, but do need a $0 ticket.  Same-day tickets are $10 for ages 16+, $5 for ages 3-12.

First time to purchase tickets with us? Watch our tutorial for Buying Tickets.
Members - you MUST Login to see member (no-cost) tickets (and be sure to scroll down!). See  Member Reservations tutorial for more information.  

Garden Members - Log In for your free admission tickets

(Time slot on ticket is your arrival window. Once inside you may stay until closing.)


SAFETY: The health and safety of our guests and staff remain our top priority. The Botanic Garden currently has the following protocols and safety meaures in place:

  • Masks are optional for visitors inside and outside.
  • Advance admission tickets are recommended. 
  • Guests are encouraged to practice social distancing from groups other than your own.


PETS are not allowed, except on special "Dog Days/Nights".  See our calendar for upcoming dates. Service animals are permitted. Please do not leave pets in vehicles; there is no shade in our parking lot.

ACCESSIBILITY: A limited number of handicapped spaces are available in parking lot, loading/ unloading is allowed in circle drive in front of Visitor Center. Wheelchairs are available for loan on a first-come, first-serve basis (no reservations are taken).  Paths to and throughout the Children's Discovery Garden, A.R. and Marylouise Tandy Floral Terraces and J.E. and L.E. Mabee Grange are accessible. Areas of the Lakeside Promenade and Cross Timbers Nature Trail are not accessible. For more information, call 918-289-0330 or email 

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Recipients of SNAP or WIC benefits can receive $2 admission for up to 4 people, ages 16 and up, $1 for ages 3-15 (limit 6) during normal hours by showing a valid EBT card + photo ID. This discount is available year-round and there is no limit on the number of times a family may visit using this discount. Note: only applies for general admission, not vaild for special ticketed events.


  • Please see Garden Etiquette/Visitor Guideline information here.
  • Consider bringing/wearing: sunscreen, hat and comfortable walking shoes. Insect repellent is recommended for hiking our Cross Timbers Trail
  • The Garden is home to lots of wildlife - many birds, butterflies and other insects, lizards and frogs and toads can be spotted in Garden areas and along the Cross Timbers Trail. Bring binoculars for better viewing. 
  • Photography: There's always something to take a photo of! Bring your camera. Tripods and monopods are allowed, but may not block pathways or be placed in garden beds. Photography sessions using the garden as the backdrop require a permit. See more information.  Drones are not allowed. 
  • Vending machines with bottled drinks and snacks are available in our visitor center. A water bottle filler is available near restrooms in the Visitor Center. Picnicking is permitted, however no glass containers, alcohol, chairs or tables may be brought in except for certain events like music nights or star nights when chairs are permitted. 
  • Gift shop items include t-shirts, pencils, hats, books, sunscreen, insect repellant, and various children's items.  Garden members receive a discount on gift shop purchases. 

JOIN AS A MEMBER - you'll receive free regular admission, discounts on workshops, plants sales and gift shop purchases as well as receiving reciprocal admission (free or discounted) at public gardens throughout the U.S.