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Let us help you plan your visit before you arrive. We have 175 beautiful acres to discover, 7 miles of paved paths and another 7 miles of unpaved paths to explore. We have beautiful collections of roses, camellias, crapemyrtles and a very popular Butterfly House and 3-acre Children’s Garden. We are surrounded by water on three sides and we are one of the only Gardens in the Country that you can visit by foot, by boat or by tram. Please stop by our Baker Hall Visitor Center where our friendly staff will help you get the most out of your visit. We look forward to seeing you here!
NOTE: Please bring a reusable container for use at our many cold and filtered-water refill stations located throughout the Garden. We do not sell bottled water in the Gift Shop or the Cafe.
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Join our Garden family and enjoy all of the benefits all-year-long.
Hours of Operation
BEGINNING APRIL 1st OPEN 9AM-7PM
We are CLOSED during the daytime on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
WOW Children’s Garden
Hours: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Splash Fountains: 9:30AM-6PM
Tram Stop: T5
From Williamsburg/Richmond, DC, follow I-64 to Exit 279 (Norview Avenue), turn left on Azalea Garden Road from Norview Avenue. The Garden Entrance is on the right.
From Virginia Beach, take I-264 to I-64 (Richmond) to Exit 279 B (Norview Avenue). Turn left on Azalea Garden Road from Norview Avenue. The Garden entrance is on the right.
(2 & under)
|FREE||$16||$14||$14||Free with Parent
Admission Price for Museums for All
$3 Per Person, up to four people.
Must show SNAP EBT card with valid ID.
Special events not included.
Interested in becoming a Member?
|Beginning Friday April 1st, trams will depart daily from Baker Hall Visitor Center 10AM-4PM.|
|Our boats run Fridays-Sundays at 10AM, 12PM, 2PM, & 4PM.
Boats will remain on Fridays-Sundays until Memorial Day. From Memorial Day to Labor Day boat tours will run every day.
Tickets are available for purchase in Baker Hall Visitor Center the same day as your tour.
$10/person for adult non-members
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Frequently Asked Questions:
We welcome dogs to the Garden every Sunday! ADA Service animals are always welcome.
Picnicking is welcomed and encouraged. Please leave the area as you found it. The Garden follows City of Norfolk rules in regards to open container alcohol. Marigold and Honey café sells beer and wine, which must stay on café premises.
Single-use plastics are the number one pollutant on land and in our waterways. Our mission is to LEAD through environmental action and INSPIRE through education and connection to nature. Please bring a reusable container to be filled at the many cold, filtered-water dispensers located in the Garden (indicated on the Garden map by a water droplet symbol).
The Garden is a self-guided walking tour. We do offer guided tram tours which are included with Garden admission. Tram times vary based on the season and day of the week, so we encourage you to check the website or call 757-441-5830 ext. 324 for the tram schedule before visiting.
Yes, as long as you have your general admission receipt from the same day. We do not allow reentry for special events such as Dominion Energy Garden of Lights or Million Bulb Walk.
Bikes nights are 4-7PM daily from April 1 through October 15. Please leave skates, skateboards, rollerblades, and scooters at home.
We are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day from 9AM-5PM. Please visit us in the evening during these holidays for our Dominion Energy Garden of Lights and Million Bulb Walk.
Click here to find out what is in bloom when you are visiting. The Director of Horticulture also publishes weekly recommendations which you can find on a chalkboard inside the Baker Hall Visitor Center.
Yes! Wheelchairs are available to rent for free from our Baker Hall Visitor Center. We hold on to an ID while you have the wheelchair checked out. Wheelchairs are available on a first come, first served basis.
City of Norfolk code prohibits fishing, swimming, or launching a watercraft from the Garden.