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Membership to the Norfolk Botanical Garden comes with numerous benefits and discounts making it the greatest value around! Click the button below to learn more and register today.
|Free with Garden Admission April 1-October 15||Oct. 16- March 31|
|A guided tram tour begins at the Visitor Center and travels through the garden. Tours are scheduled hourly
during the week. (10am to 4pm)
Beginning Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, the trams will depart every 1/2 on the weekends.
The tram also stops at seven locations throughout the Garden.
|10:00 am – 4:00 pm
(please check front desk for schedule)
Boat tours are offered May 1 – October 15 at 12PM, 2PM, 4PM and 5PM daily. A guide provides a narrated tour of the Garden as seen from the canals and information on the watershed, lake and wildlife while on Lake Whitehurst. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.
- Boat tour tickets are $8.00
- $5 for NBG Members and children ages 3-12
- Toddlers 2 & under are free with an adult
Tickets may be purchased at the front desk or from the ticket hut next to the boat basin.
The Garden has a BRAND NEW way to share the plant collections information with YOU! NBG has launched a new online plant collection website that is easily accessed. Take a Tour today – Click here.
Try it out for yourself and see what you can discover!
Cell Phone Audio Tour
Simply dial 757-355-5838, then press the stop number on each sign.
Would you like to leave us a message? Press *0 and talk to us!
Please note that you are charged for the minutes used on your phone.
00 Greeting and Baker Hall Visitor Center
01 Sensory Garden
011 Giant Agave
02 Baker Terrace
03 Transition Garden
04 Boat Basin
07 Circle Garden
08 Sunken and Fragrance Garden
09 Annual Planting
10 Sarah Lee Baker Perennial Garden
12 English Border Garden
14 Kaufman Hydrangea Garden
15 Hofheimer Camellia Garden
16 Renaissance Court
17 Matson Garden
26 Fern Glade
33 Bristow Butterfly Garden/ Butterfly Maze
34 Butterfly House Entry and Basics /Moth vs Butterfly
37 Virginia Native Plant Garden
41 Hummingbird Garden
43 WPA Memorial Garden
Adult Group Tours
A group of 20 or more adult visitors may qualify for special admission prices and exclusive guided tour opportunities! Adult Group Tours need to book 2 weeks in advance. Please visit our group tours page for more information.
Children’s Group Tours
Our education department has many specialized tours available for a variety of ages. Please visit our school programs page for more information.