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Visitor information

Free entrance with the exception of special events. 

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.

The Palm House is closed

Due to renovations, the Palm House and the greenhouses are closed for public access. We welcome you back with new experiences on the 29th of June when it opens again. 

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.

Opening hours

The Garden

The palm house      

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


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


1. april - 30. september: 10 AM - 5 PM


1. october - 31. march: 10 AM - 3 PM



 Speciel opening hours - Holidays 2018

The 24th of December: closed

From the 25th to the 31th of December: open (winter hours)



      Public transport

Botanisk Have

Gothersgade 128

1123 København K


Øster Farimagsgade 2C

353 København 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.