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the botanical gardens opening hours from 14.7 to 31.8

Sunday to Thursday: The Garden will be open during usual hours, from 9:00 to 16:00.

The Garden Will reopen from 17:00 to 22:30 for visitors attending “Fairytale Night on Discovery Trail”.

Friday: The Garden will be open during usual hours, from 9:00 to 16:00.

Saturday: The Garden will be open for “Discovery Trail” and “Fairytale Night on Discovery Trail” only, from 10:00 to 22:30 (Entrance until 22:00)


Wintertime opening hours:

Sundays through Thursdays         9.00-17.00

Fridays and holiday eves               9.00-15.00

Sabbaths and holidays                   9.00-17.00

(Hours may be changed for special events – please check this site).


Summertime opening hours:

Sundays through Thursdays         9.00-19.00

Fridays and holiday eves               9.00-17.00

Sabbaths and holidays                   9.00-18.00

(Hours may be changed for special events – please check this site).

Entrance prices:


(Excluding special events, exhibitions and festivals)

Single adult ticket                                  NIS 30

Single ticket for child/student/

soldier/member of the police/

pensioner                                               NIS 20

Entry is free for children aged up to 18 who live in JerusalemThose aged up to 14 must be accompanied by an adult. In both cases, free entrance is conditional upon presentation of ID. Accompanying adults still need to pay.

Holders of the "Yerushalmi" card are entitled to a 20% reduction on one adult ticket. Holders of KidsLoveIsrael membership cards are entitled to a 10% discount on entry tickets.

NB Thanks to reciprocal membership schemes, holders of subscriptions to the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens get free entry to the San Diego Botanic Garden and the Chicago Botanic Garden too!


Group tours and activities can be arranged in advance. For details, please contact sales@botanic.co.il or call 073 2438914.  Guided tours are available for groups who book in advance in Hebrew, English, German and Russian.







  • Temporary clocure Between 26.1.16 - 29.2.16 entry to the gardens will be through the entrance at Yehuda Burla 1 st. Entry through the tunnel is closed for renovation.

  • Temporary closure of the Dworsky Tropical Conservatory The conservatory is now closed to the public for renovation and expansion. The new-look conservatory, scheduled to re-open in 2016, will provide an even better visitor experience in future! Follow the construction works here!

  • Reciprocal membership agreements Members of the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens are also eligible for membership benefits at the Chicago and San Diego botanical gardens, thanks to a reciprocal membership scheme!

  • Become a fan! Help to publicize the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens by checking in to our English Facebook and sharing what's going on AND by recommending us on TripAdvisor!

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