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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 Botanical Garden

1 April - 30 September:
Every day: 8.30 AM - 6 PM

1 October - 31 March:
Every day: 8.30 AM - 4 PM

Special opening hours:
24 December: closed
25-31 December: 8.30 AM to 4 PM

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

Opening hours - The Palm House

1 April - 30 September:
Tuesday - Sunday: 10 AM to 5 PM
Monday: closed

1 October - 31 March: 
Tuesday - Sunday: 10 AM to 3.30 PM
Monday: closed

Special opening hours:
24, 25, 26, 31 December and 1 January: closed
27 to 30 December: 10 AM to 3.30 PM

Admission to The Palm House and The Butterfly House

Adults: DKK 60
Children (3-16 years): DKK 40
Children (0-3 years): Free
Students: DKK 40
Annual pass: Free entrance with a annual pass to the museum

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

The entrance from Øster Farimagsgade is closed

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

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.