National Botanic Gardens
The National Botanic Gardens came into state care in 1878 and since then have been administered variously by the Department of Art and Industry, the Department of Agriculture, Dúchas the Heritage Service of the Department of Arts, Heritage the Gaeltacht and the Islands, and the Office of Public Works (OPW), which currrently has responsibility for the Gardens.
National Botanic Gardens Opening Times And Admission
The adimission to the gardens is FREE
- Winter – November to February – Monday – Sunday -09.00 – 16.30
- Summre – March – October – Monday – Friday – 09.00 – 17.00 and Saturday, Sunday, Public Holidays – 10.00 – 18.00
Botanic Gardens Guided Tours
Free Guided Tours every Sunday at 12.00 and 14.30.
Pre-booked Guided Tours available for groups. Cost: €2 per person.
There is a film introducing the Botanic Gardens, which is usually available for viewing anytime. Please ring the Visitor Centre if you have any specific requirements.
Meet in Car Park at noon or 15.00.
Botanic Gardens Events
There are a number of events held throughout the year just for famlies from workshops to walks.
To find out more information on Botanic Gardens Events for families.