Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Virginia
The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a 50-acre botanical oasis outside of Richmond, Virginia. Visitors will find a number of themed gardens here, plus a library, cafe, and conservatory. Regular daily admission to the garden is $17 for adults, $14 for seniors, and $8 for children. Children under three are free.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Virginia is a year-round garden that boasts thousands of different types of plants from around the world. It also has the only classically-domed conservatory on the East Coast. Visitors can enjoy special events and exhibits throughout the year. The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Virginia also offers two dining options. The Robins Tea House is open seasonally, while the Garden Café and Conservatory are open year-round.
In addition to its gardens, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Virginia offers a range of educational programs. The new Education and Library Complex opened in October 2002, allowing the garden to expand its educational offerings. The new complex was celebrated with a year-long series of educational programs featuring nationally known speakers. The series attracted more than 4,000 visitors from Richmond and throughout Virginia. The program also resulted in an increased number of registrations for regular adult education programs.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Virginia was founded in 1984 and is a community-oriented, nonprofit botanical garden. Its creation was made possible by the generous bequest of philanthropist Grace Arents (1848-1926) of Richmond. She named the garden for her beloved uncle Lewis Ginter (1824-1897).
Located near Lakeside Ave and Hilliard Rd, the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Virginia is easily accessible. There is ample parking and separate parking for buses. The gardens are connected to one another, and the buildings are clearly marked. You can purchase tickets for admission to the garden at the main hall and garden shop.