Botany Garden and Greenhouse SUMMER Hours:

From May 28th through August 30 the Botany Greenhouse is open to the public M-F 8am to 2pm.

The Botany Greenhouse is located in Birge Hall at 430 Lincoln Dr., Madison, WI  53706.

Please enter the greenhouse through the front doors of Birge Hall and follow the signs to the B2 level of Birge.

Botany Garden hours: sunrise to sundown. The Botany Garden is located at 1090 University Avenue.

Red and Green Leaves
Many plants have multicolored leaves. (Photo by Raya Ronaghy)

Undergraduate Class Project

For students who are instructed to contact the greenhouse to begin their undergraduate class project.

Guided Tour Requests

For those interested in receiving a guided a tour of our lovely greenhouses. If you do not want a guided tour, please come anytime during our opening hours M-F 8am to 4pm. The Botany Greenhouse is open to everyone!



Plant Use and/or Service Requests

For teachers who need plants for class, teachers wishing to use the greenhouse or garden for class time, researchers needing greenhouse space, or help with their own plants.

Event Photography Permit

For those who wish to have a planned photo shoot in the greenhouses or the garden.