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Hours: Gates are open in April through October: 9 am–5 pm; November through March: 10 am–4 pm. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. No pets, no bike riding.

Botanical Garden admission is FREE to San Francisco residents with ID. Charge per nonresident family of two adults with one or more children (age 17 or under): $15. Nonresident adults: $7. Youths 12–17 (inclusive), seniors 65+, & college students with valid ID: $5; children 5–11 (inclusive): $2; Children under 5: free.

Free admission for members of the SF Botanical Garden Society. Members may be allowed free guests depending on their membership level. If you carry a membership card for another botanical garden in the U.S., please ask at the gate whether you are entitled to free reciprocal admission.

San Francisco Botanical Garden is located in Golden Gate Park at 9th Avenue & Lincoln Way. Most paths in the Botanical Garden are wheelchair accessible. Garden tours are ongoing. Check the SFBG visit page for details and more information.

Library: Open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 am–4 pm. Closed Sunday through Tuesday and major holidays. Bookstore: Open daily 10 am–4 pm. Closed on major holidays.

Getting There: The SF Botanical Garden is served by several public transit routes. MUNI buses #71, #44, and the N train all make stops within one block. For more information, visit the MUNI web site or call 311 within San Francisco. The Botanical Garden is close to the de Young Museum, the Japanese Tea Garden, and the California Academy of Sciences.

For driving directions and links to additional Bay Area public transportation please refer to the SF Botanical Garden's directions page.
Nearby attractions:
Japanese Tea Garden
de Young Museum

California Academy of Sciences
Conservatory of Flowers
Stow Lake
For more information, see
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These are some nearby restaurants; most have eat-in or take-out options.

Gordo Taqueria (big burritos to share): 1239 9th Ave. (Lincoln & Irving), 415 566-6011
KiKi (Japanese): 1269 9th Ave. (btwn. Lincoln & Irving), 415 661-5522‎
Posh Bagel (sandwiches): 742 Irving St. (btwn. 8th & 9th), 415 665-8858‎
Pasquale's Pizza (large & small): 700 Irving St. (at 8th), 415 661-2140
Milano Pizzeria: 1330 9th Ave. (btwn. Irving & Judah), 415 665-3773

Note: at this time there are no refreshments for sale in the Botanical Garden, but you may bring your own. Food vendors often can be found in the nearby Music Concourse. Please don't feed the squirrels!

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