Escape Into Fall

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Check out our current
adult education classes. 

Inspire lifelong connections to the natural
world with programs for kids! 

Gardenshop is always open online.

Membership is fun
for the whole family.

Know Before You Go

Explore the Gardens

Escape into the natural beauty of the Gardens. Advance tickets are recommended to guarantee admission, as we do sell out on busy days. Members do not need to reserve tickets.

Plan Your Visit

Located on more than 300 acres along the MidCoast, the Gardens is a true Maine experience. Discover how to make the most of your visit, from what to bring to what to leave behind.

Ways to Save

To make a visit to the Gardens as accessible as possible, we offer a number of ways to save on the price of admission.

Explore Membership

Membership to the Gardens means free admission, discounts on classes and events and in our Gardenshop, reciprocal benefits at other gardens across the country, members-only hours at the Gardens, and more!

You belong here.

Learn more about the Gardens’ commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility.


Regular Season, May-October


May 1- October 22

Open daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Last admission at 4 p.m.
The Gardens is open rain or shine.

Admissions, May-October

Adults: $24
Seniors & Veterans: $20
Student (18+ with Student ID): $15
Children (3-17): $10
Children under 3: Free
Family (2 adults, 2 children): $56
Members are free.

Discover ways to save on admission.


Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

105 Botanical Gardens Drive
Boothbay, ME, 04537
(207) 633-8000


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Guardians of the Seeds

Go all-in on an experience that will stick with you for the rest of your life. Hidden throughout our native, natural wooded areas, giant trolls wait to be unearthed. They’re friendly, but their message is something you’ll want to discover for yourself.


Gardenshop Online

Gardenshop online has thousands of items to peruse as gifts for friends and family, and every purchase in our store is powerful: each sale directly supports our mission to inspire meaningful connections among people, plants, and nature.

Plan Your Visit

Want to learn more about visiting our acres of beautiful gardens in the regular season? Plan your visit with us.