Early Close Nov. 29

The U.S. Botanic Garden will close at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 29, due to an official government function. We will reopen at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 30.

Pitcher plant hairs on pitcher leaf trap
New leaves and sporophylls of a female cycad (Cycas)


Plan Your Holiday Visit

The U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) will offer a garden-wide "Season's Greenings" holiday display this year, running from Thursday, Nov. 24, through Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, closed Dec. 25. As part of the festivities, G-gauge model trains will run between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. each day in the gated outdoor gardens and the Conservatory will feature poinsettias, holiday decor, and D.C. landmarks made from plants.

Explore And Discover

Orchids in the sunlight
A 360 degree virtual tour of the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory, gated outdoor gardens, and Bartholdi Fountain and Gardens. Read more »
Gardener Santos repots a cactus
View current job and internship opportunities at the U.S. Botanic Garden Read more »
Landscape for Life
Landscape For Life shows you how to work with nature in your garden, no matter where you live, whether you garden on a city or suburban lot, a 20-acre farm or the common area of your condominium. Read more »
Friends of the United States Botanic Garden
The Friends of the U.S. Botanic Garden supports the educational outreach activities at the Garden. Read more »