Opening/ Closure Status

All outdoor gardens are currently open. The Conservatory and public restrooms remain closed, due to the closure of the U.S. Capitol campus buildings. Please monitor www.USBG.gov for updates on operating status. USBG resources can be accessed online, including educational materials, virtual tours, and online programs by visiting www.USBG.gov/AtHome.

Outdoor Gardens Open, Conservatory Closed
Pitcher plant hairs on pitcher leaf trap
New leaves and sporophylls of a female cycad (Cycas)
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Programs

USBG at Home

While the U.S. Botanic Garden might be closed, we are sharing our Garden with you online! We invite you to connect with us here and explore from home. We're sharing virtual tours, online programs (including weekly online yoga and cooking demos), plant spotlight stories, at-home activities for kids and families including coloring pages and lesson plans, videos, and more.

Explore And Discover

Orchids in the sunlight
A 360 degree virtual tour of the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory, National Garden and Bartholdi Park. 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 »