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Visitor information

The Botanical Garden has many visitors, old and young, who enjoy the nature in the centre of the city. Unlike other gardens and parks in the city, the Botanical Garden is a research-based garden. Please assist us in guarding our unique plants and trees by following the regulations for garden visits.

Opening hours

The Garden
1. april - 30. september: 8.30 AM - 6 PM


1. october - 31. march: 8.30 AM - 4 PM


Free entrance to the Garden with the exception of special events.


The Palm House and The Butterfly House

Tuesday - sunday: 10 AM to 5 PM
Monday: Closed

Admission to The Palm House and The Butterfly House

Adults: DKK 60
Children (3-16 years): DKK 40
Children (0-2 years): Free
Students: DKK 40

Season pass: Free entrance with a season pass to the museum

Tickets are bought at the Palm House Complex in the Botanical Garden.

Speciel opening hours - Holidays 2018
The 24th of December: closed.
From the 25th to the 31th of December: open (winter hours)

The entrance from Øster Farimagsgade is closed

The entrance to the Botanical Garden from Øster Farimagsgade is permanently closed due to the construction of the new natural history museum. Please use the entrance from Gothersgade 128, close to Nørreport Station.



      Public transport

Botanical Garden

Gothersgade 128

1123 Copenhagen K


Bus lines via Nørreport Station:

5A, 6A, 14, 40, 42, 43

Trains via Nørreport Station: 

S-tog, regionaltog and Metro


Plan your journey on this website:

Visiting the Garden

Take good care of the plants. Please do not enter the flower beds or climb the trees. Bring home a good experience, but leave flowers, seeds, and other plants in the garden. It is allowed to sit on the lawns in selected areas. Please see the overview map of the garden.  Games, athletic exercises etc. are not permitted. 


Restrooms are located behind the Palm House, as well as by the main entrance at Nørreport Station. 


Please enjoy your own food in sitting zones and picnic areas, but not inside the greenhouses or the café areas.

Photography and film 

As a private individual, you are more than welcome to take pictures in the garden and inside the green houses. However, commercial photos shoots and videos are not possible.

Other regulations

Bicycles and dogs are not allowed in the garden.

Camp fires, fuel stoves, and barbecues are not permitted. Take good care of the plants. Please do not enter the flower beds or climb the trees.

Due to very narrow paths, push chairs, prams and buggies are not permitted inside the greenhouses.