Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

1800 Lakeside Ave.
Richmond, VA 23228- Map It
Phone: (804) 262-9887
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AAA Editor Notes

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is 1.5 mi. n. of I-95 exit 80 (Lakeside Ave./Hilliard Rd.) at 1800 Lakeside Ave. This popular garden offers year-round beauty on a historic property of more than 50 landscaped acres. A classical domed conservatory contains changing displays, including more than 200 orchids in bloom. More than a dozen themed gardens include the Asian Valley, featuring plants native to East Asia; a fountain garden; a rose garden with 1,800 fragrant species; a Victorian garden; a healing garden; and a wetland environment explored via bridges and boardwalks. Also on-site is a seasonal butterfly house and children’s garden, which offers a wheelchair-accessible tree house, an adventure pathway, an international village and sand and water play areas. Food is available.
$13; $11 (ages 55+); $10 (military with ID); $8 (ages 3-12).
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Hours: Daily 9-5 (also Thurs. 5-9, June 1-early Sept.). Butterfly house open mid-Apr. to mid-Oct. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.