Tucson Botanical Gardens
4:30 – 8 p.m. Every Thursday and Friday
CLOSED: January 1st, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.
Tucson, AZ United States
The garden is beautiful to the eyes and attractive to all the senses
The Tucson Botanical Gardens connects people with plants and nature through art, science, history and culture.
The Tucson Botanical Gardens, a tranquil oasis in the heart of Tucson, strives to be recognized and respected as the best small public garden in America.
As the Tucson Botanical Gardens moves forward, its leadership respects the Porter legacy and all that it embodies. Bernice Porter was committed to creating a garden that was both aesthetically beautiful and educational. She envisioned it as a community resource for learners of all ages, knowledge levels, and abilities—a center where one could learn about plants, gardening, and nature.
We strive to provide a setting that is beautiful to the eyes and attractive to all the senses.
We are committed to meeting the highest standards of performance.
We seek to be a place that touches people’s hearts and minds.
The Pollinator Garden displays a variety of seasonal plants that attract regional and migrating pollinators including butterflies, bees and birds.
Home to Butterfly Magic, the Cox Butterfly & Orchid Pavilion, in addition to the seasonal Tropical Butterfly display, contains an impressive selection of tropical plants such as Orchids, Hibiscus, Sword Ferns and Bromeliads.
The Herb Garden displays a rich variety of culinary, fragrance, and medicinal herbs that can be grown in Tucson.