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Plan Your Adventure

Do I have to make a reservation?

Yes. Advance reservations are required for the Holden Arboretum and the Cleveland Botanical Garden for members (free) and the public (paid). Please print a copy of your tickets at checkout and present them upon entry. If you don’t have a printer, show a digital copy of your tickets via mobile phone. 


Restrooms are available at the Holden Arboretum and inside the Cleveland Botanical Garden.





The Emergent Tower and Canopy Walk are now closed for the winter, and will reopen April 1, 2021!

Are the glasshouses open?

Yes! The Glasshouses open at the Cleveland Botanical Garden.



Please bring water and snacks. Food and beverages are not available for purchase on site at this time.



If you have a question, please call (440) 946-4400 Ext. 224 and someone will assist you.


Ohio Public Health Guidelines

The following public health measures outlined by the State of Ohio Department of Public Health are in place for the foreseeable future for the safety and comfort of our members and staff.

• If you’d like to visit with others, please limit your guests to people you live with. The maximum group size when visiting the grounds is 10 people.

• Wearing a face covering is required when you are in close proximity with others.

• Please comply with the state mandated six-foot physical distancing rule.

As we welcome back our members to the grounds, we will continue to adhere to the public health guidelines provided by federal, state, and local authorities. We are so happy to be open and to welcome you to the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens during one of the most beautiful times of the year. With your help and careful adherence to these public health guidelines, we can remain open. We are learning right along with you about how to best operate in this new world. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!


Free admission

Year-round admission to both of our campuses including admission to the Kalberer Family Tower and Murch Canopy Walk at the Arboretum and seasonal shows such as Glow and Orchid Mania at the Botanical Garden.

Admission to over 300 gardens

Admission to over 300 participating gardens, arboreta and conservatories through the American Horticultural Society’s Reciprocal Admission Program.`

About Holden Forests and Gardens

Holden Forests & Gardens is made up of two of Northeast Ohio’s most important environmental and cultural institutions — the Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden — whose mission is to connect people with the wonder, beauty, and value of trees and plants, to inspire action for healthy communities.  The 14th largest public garden in the country, Holden Forests & Gardens has close to 15,000 member households and an annual attendance of over 350,000 for whom we strive to provide inspirational and educational visitor experiences. Holden Forests & Gardens is making a positive impact in the region through urban greening and forestry initiatives, environmental research, nature-based educational programs, and world-class visitor experiences at its two campuses.