We warmly welcome you to Berkshire Botanical Garden—one of the oldest public display gardens in the region! We invite you to stroll our 24-acre grounds and enjoy dozens of unique garden areas blending intimate landscapes with seasonal palettes. Open year-round, the Garden is an outdoor classroom for visitors of all ages. Experience the beauty of the Berkshires while exploring the natural world! Our display areas feature thousands of varieties of herbaceous and woody plants suited to the Berkshires, with many that are native.
Through October, visit our Activity Table for children and families on Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. - noon and 1:30-3:00 p.m., with extended hours 10 am - 5 pm on October 3, for our "Kids Rule!" event. Free with admission.
Prepaid, timed admission tickets are required for all visitors.
Thanks to a generous grant from The Dorothea L. Leonhardt Foundation, Inc., admission prices are as follows:
- Sundays and Mondays: Free Admission for All
- Tuesday through Saturday: $7.50 Admission
- Members and Children under 12: Always Free Become a Member!
- Museum Pass Holders: Free (please present Museum Pass obtained from participating library at check-in.)
Harvest Festival Events: BBG Members and children under 12, free. Reciprocal free admission including NARM, AHS and ROAM is not available.
When planning your visit, be sure to check current Covid-19 advisories and restrictions.
To ensure the safety of all visitors, and following Governor Baker's state mandates, please follow these guidelines when visiting the Garden:
To meet state mandates and prevent overcrowding, tickets will be sold per person and in 2 hr arrival windows with limited capacity. Please reserve your preferred date and time for tickets, even if you are a Garden member or wish to visit on a free-addmission day. For the safety of staff and visitors, tickets will not be sold onsite. Guests are welcome to remain on the grounds for as long as desired — visits are not limited to the duration of your scheduled arrival.
Per Governor Baker's order, all visitors over the age of two are required to bring and wear a face mask during visits to public properties, including Berkshire Botanical Garden.
ARRIVAL & CHECK IN
Park in our main parking lot and check in at the admission kiosk You will be asked to provide proof of admission for the designated date/time through presentation of a mobile ticket, or by name. If you have a booked time and have received an email confirmation, your name, and those of everyone in your party, will be at the kiosk for check in. TICKETS ARE NOT SOLD ONSITE.
CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS
Tickets are non-refundable. However, should your plans change and you are unable to visit BBG after purchasing a ticket, we will gratefully issue a donation receipt to you by email, upon request.
DATE & TIME CHANGES
At this time, we are unable to accommodate requests for date or time change. If space allows, we will honor unused tickets from other dates/times at the admission kiosk in our parking lot.
RESTROOMS & BUILDINGS
Restrooms are available to visitors in both the Education Center and Center House.
Dogs, other than registered service animals, are not allowed on property or in the gardens.
We are a smoke-free environment.
Many of our paths are accessible for people with disabilities. Wheelchairs are available with advanced reservation by calling 413 320-4794.
LENGTH OF VISIT
Typically, visitors spend approximately 2 hours exploring the gardens and grounds. Guests are welcome to stay as long as desired. Guests are welcome to remain on the grounds for as long as desired until 5 p.m. Visits are not limited to the duration of your scheduled arrival. Garden closes at 5pm.
WHAT IF I AM LATE?
Please arrive during designated time. However, if running late, provide proof of admission at the gate, and if space allows, you will be granted entry.
FOOD & DRINK
Food & drink will not be available at this time. Guests are welcome to bring their own food/drink for consumption on-site. Visitors are asked to carry out what they carry in.
Private professional photography at the Garden is welcomed with advanced permission and/or membership. View our policies and application.
We look forward to your visit!