Tucson Botanical Gardens


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Intake Process:

*CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE* Call, visit office, or visit website


Offers 17 specialty gardens, including the Children's Discovery Garden, Xeriscape Demonstration Garden, Sensory Patios, Barrio Garden, Herb Garden, Tropical Greenhouse, Backyard Bird Garden, Cactus and Succulent Garden, and a garden illustrating the agricultural practices of Native Americans. Provides a resource library, gift shop, and cafe. Rents space for classes, meetings, retreats, weddings, and memorials in Porter Hall, Friend's House, Education Building, and the Pavilion.


Sat-Wed 8:30am-4:30pm, Thu-Fri 8:30am-8pm gardens. Daily 9am-4pm cafe

Program Fees:

$15 adults; $13 students, seniors & military; $8 youth age 4-17; free for children age 3 and younger and members. Facility rentals vary; nonprofit rates available


English, Spanish

Handicap Accessible?



Accepts donations of office furnishings such as desk chairs, shelving, and storage containers.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Volunteers assist in the gift shop and butterfly exhibit, and in the horticulture, facilities, and administrative departments.

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

2150 N Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85712-3153


2150 N Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85712-3153


Michelle Conklin

Primary Contact

Executive Director


Christine Flores

Retail/Gift Shop Manager


Phone Numbers


(520) 326-9686


(520) 324-0166


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Date of Official Change:

September 24, 2019

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