The National Botanic Gardens is noted for its fine plant collections holding over 15,000 plant species and cultivars from a variety of habitats from all around the world. Famous for its exquisitely restored and planted glasshouses, notably the Turner Curvilinear Range and the Great Palm House, both recipients of the Europa Nostra award for excellence in conservation architecture.
Visitors can enjoy such features as the Herbaceous borders, rose garden, the alpine yard, the pond area, rock garden and arboretum. Conservation plays an important role and Glasnevin is home to over 300 endangered plant species from around the world including 6 species, which are already extinct in the wild.
Open weekdays 9am – 5pm, and 10am – 6pm on weekends & holidays.
Closes at 4.30pm every day during winter.
Daily Guided Tours at 11.30 am and 3pm, online booking essential, €5 per person.
Additional special events may be available to book online.
Closed on Dec 25th.
Contact & Pricing:
Tel: 01 804 0300 / 01 804 0319
Botanic Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Free admission. Car parking charge €2 for two hours, €2 per hour thereafter.