The grounds at Bartram’s Garden are free and open to the public 365 days a year, dawn til dusk. 

Winter Hours
Some aspects of Bartram’s Garden are currently operating on winter hours. As with everything else in nature, our staff take these colder months for rest, planning, and repairs and healing. Thank you for your understanding.

Public Restrooms: Winter Hours
Open daily, 9 am-4pm

Welcome Center: Winter Hours
The Welcome Center will be open for occasional Saturdays, 9 am-4 pm. Please check our Facebook and Instagram for updates.
Online shopping available here.
Online shopping also available here.

In the event of an unexpected closure or change to these hours, we will post to our Instagram or Facebook pages.

Guided Tours
We are not currently offering regularly scheduled public tours.

Check our calendar for upcoming special tours with our Director of Public Programs and Curator.

To schedule a private socially distanced tour, please contact Andrea Taylor at ataylor@bartramsgarden.org or ext. 100.

Year-round Visitor Basics

COVID19 Safety: Please wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth and maintain 6 feet of social distancing from staff and other guests. See all site rules here.

When You Arrive: Free parking is available in our visitor parking lot. Make the Welcome Center (located in the brick courtyard) your first stop to pick up a map and tour tickets. Beverages, souvenirs, seeds, and native plants grown at Bartram’s Garden are available for purchase during our Welcome Center season.

Garden Etiquette: Bicycles and pets are welcome on the grounds, except within our eight-acre botanic garden, which is a preserved historic landmark. All pets must be leashed in accordance with City of Philadelphia ordinances.

Amenities: Public hand sanitizing stations are available at all times. Picnicking on site is encouraged. Several picnic tables are located on site.

Accessibility: ADA-accessible and gender-neutral bathrooms are available on site during our visitor season. The Welcome Center, Historic Barn, and Coach House are also ADA-accessible, as is the Bartram’s Mile Trail.

Large portions of our 50+ acre botanical garden can be explored via wheelchair, though some of our paths are currently awaiting repairs and should be used at your own discretion. If you have questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at 215-729-5281


Welcome Center Hours

Monday10:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday10:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday10:00am - 4:00pm
Friday10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday10:00am - 6:00pm