$8; $6 (ages 12-17 and 65+); $2 (ages 5-11); $18 (family, two adults and all children under 17 residing in the same residence); free (botanical garden members and San Francisco city and county residents with ID, and to all daily 7:30-9 a.m., all day the second Tues. of the month, and on Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas).
Opens daily at 7:30 a.m. and closes 1 hour after last entry. Last entry at 6 p.m., second Sun. in Mar.-Sept. 30; at 4, first Sun. in Nov.-Jan. 31; at 5, rest of year. Free 45-minute guided tours departing from the Main Gate are given daily at 1:30; also Sat.-Sun. at 2, spring-early fall, departing from the North Gate. Free bird walks are offered the first Sun. of the month beginning at 8 a.m. Allow 2 hours minimum.