Visit - Admission


Fernwood Botanical Garden Admission Fees*

Adults $10
Seniors (65+) $7
Student (with ID) $7
Military $5
Children (ages 5–17)
Children (4 and under) Free
Members Free

*An additional fee may apply for some special events.

Reciprocal Admissions
Fernwood membership has its privileges, and an important perk of membership is reciprocal benefits at participating gardens, nature centers, and museums across North America. Your Fernwood membership card allows you free admission to nearly 300 public gardens and nearly 200 nature centers. And Fernwood members at the Century level and above may enjoy reciprocal admission and discounts to an eclectic list of nearly 300 art, history, and cultural centers in North America. 

Companion animals are allowed only for guiding people with disabilities. For more information, please call 269.695.6491. We are pleased to help you! 

Weapons Prohibition
All visitors are prohibited from possessing openly carried or concealed firearms, air guns and other weapons on Fernwood property, regardless of whether a federal or state license to possess weapons has been issued to a visitor.

Group Visits and Tours
Fernwood welcomes visits from clubs and other groups during normal public hours. A 20% discount on admission fees applies for your group of twenty (20) or more, if you register in advance and pay in one lump sum. Your group admission includes an introduction to Fernwood by a member of the Visitor Services staff.

If you call at least one week before your visit, we are happy to provide your group with a tour guide or speaker. We can accommodate up to 15 people on a tour and up to 50 people in a classroom program. If your group is larger, please let us know when you call, so we can schedule additional guides or speakers to serve you.

Tour fee: $25 per guide. Speaker fees vary depending upon the type of program and size of the facility used.

For more information or to register for your group visit tour, please call 269.695.6491.

Special Services Offered*

Group Visits and Tours

Food Services and Catering

Gift Shop Services

Educational Services

Plant Sales


Facility Rentals

Business Meetings and Retreats

Weddings, Wedding Receptions, and Bridal Parties

Photography Sessions


Fernwood is a smoke free facility.

* For Membership discounts and related benefits, Join Fernwood Now! Questions? Call Fernwood at 269.695.6491.