Plan Your Visit

Green Bay Botanical Garden gives you a chance to experience something brand new all while taking in the unparalleled beauty that blossoms and changes with each season. Join us for exhibits, special events, classes and more all year long.

King Shade Garden, Jenquine Pavilion, & Baer Perennial Garden areas Temporarily Closed

The new plaza for the Bell Children’s Garden is being installed through late August. The King Shade Garden, Jenquine Pavilion, and Baer Perennial Garden areas are temporarily closed during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience!

We can’t wait to see you!


Current Hours | May-August
Daily | 9 am–8 pm

Garden Closures

  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter Sunday
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Eve
    Early Closures


Parking is free on a first-come, first-served basis.


Members | FREE

General Admission | $12

Children 3–17 | $5

Children under 2 | FREE

NWTC Students & Faculty | Free w/NWTC ID

Seniors (62+), AAA Members, AARP, Military | $10

Students (w/school ID) | $10

*General Admission does not include special events or exhibitions. 

Buy Daily Admission Online

Ready to Visit?

Building a New Outdoor Adventure

Our children’s garden is expanding to 5 times its size and construction is currently underway! As we transform this natural wonderland, our existing Nielson Children’s Garden and Stumpf Hobbit House restroom are closed. To learn more about the Carol & Bruce Bell Children’s Garden, visit our Children’s Garden Expansion Project web page.

But have no fear, there are still many activities to help you and the kids in your life connect with nature during your visit!

Kid-Friendly Activities at the Garden 

We love having children in the Garden! Head on over to our Kids’ Visit Guide to get the most out of your trip.

Scavenger Hunts | Anytime
Hunt for clues and discover plants and animals in the Garden. Come back each season for a new hunt and a chance to join our Habitat Hall of Fame!

Garden Discovery Boxes | Anytime
Explore boxes placed throughout the Garden with fun activities.

Children’s Story Time | Tuesdays at 10 am
Discovery Station | Wednesdays from 10 am-Noon
Wetting Zoo
Fairy Garden
Mabel Thome Fountain
Rolling down the Stumpf Belvedere Hillside
Play area in lower level of the Fischer Visitor Center

What To Bring

Comfy Shoes
The Garden has paved and mulched paths so sturdy, comfortable shoes or boots are a must.

Your Camera or Smartphone
Take photos! Have your camera or smartphone handy so you can share the Garden’s beauty with others (and us!).

four seasons

Dress for the Weather
Always check the forecast before you come to the Garden so you’re prepared in all seasons!

Stay hydrated! Bring your own water for
your walk in the Garden.

Snacks or a Picnic
Pack provisions or a picnic you can munch on with friends or family. We have limited snack options available on site.

Leave at Home

Pets or Emotional Support Animals
Service animals are welcome, but please leave pets and Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) at home.

Carry–In Beverages
We have a liquor license so alcoholic and non–alcoholic carry–ins aren’t allowed. Bring in an empty water bottle and fill up at our drinking fountains.

Recreational Scooters & Skateboards
For the safety of our guests, recreational kick, push and electric scooters and skateboards need to stay at home or in the car.

E–Cigs and Nicotine Products
We’re a smoke–free and vape–free environment.

Garden at a Glance

flowers in a cottage garden


We’re located off of Packerland Drive on Larsen Road near the NWTC campus.

visitors in conifer garden

Accessibility & Other Policies

About half of the Garden has paved walkways. Wheelchairs and electric scooters are free to use on a first-come, first-served basis. Give us a call at 920.490.9457 if you have an accessibility request. We’d be happy to assist you during your visit to the Garden!

Trellis Gift Shop

Stock Up at the Shop

Visit the WPS Trellis Gift Shop, open when the Garden’s open.

Have Questions?