Norfolk Botanical Garden

6700 Azalea Garden Rd
Norfolk VA  23518

Phone: (757) 441-5830

Norfolk Botanical Garden

Norfolk Botanical Garden is nationally recognized for its deep-rooted history and celebrated for its blooms in every season. The 175 acre garden is home to 53 distinctive themed gardens, including our World of Wonders, A Children's Adventure Garden - a 3-acre garden where kids explore the connections between plants, international culture and the environment – all while having fun! We also have 95 species of birds and 40 kinds of butterflies. Our latest garden is our O'Connor Grain & Hop Garden.

Norfolk Botanical Garden is managed by the Norfolk Botanical Garden Society, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization supported by donations, membership dues, admissions & program fees.

Norfolk Botanical Garden is a Virginia Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Theme Gardens include:
All American Selections Display Garden
Annette Kagan Healing Garden
Baker Overlook
Bicentennial Rose Garden
Border Walk
Bristow Butterfly Garden
Circle Garden
Hunter Savage Colonial Herb Garden
Conifer Garden
Enchanted Forest
Fern Glade
Figure Eight Garden
Flowering Arboretum
Four Seasons Garden and Wildflower Meadow
Fragrance Garden
Hofheimer Camellia Garden
Holly Garden and Turner Sculpture Garden
Hummingbird Garden
Japanese Garden
Kaufman Hydrangea Garden
Matson Garden
Mirror Lake
NATO Overlook
O'Connor Grain & Hop Garden
Potager Kitchen Garden
Purity Garden
Renaissance Garden
Rhododendron Glade
Sarah Lee Baker Perennial Garden
Sensory Garden
Statuary Vista
Sunken Garden
The Shady Woods
Tropical Display House
Tropical Garden
Virginia Native Plant Garden
Winter Garden
WOW Children's Garden
WPA Memorial Garden

Adults $12, Seniors and Military $10 Children & Youth (3-17 $10 and Toddlers (2 and under) are FREE with Parent or Guardian.

If you LOVE to visit the Garden, membership is a great deal! The Garden Family Plus package is $95 and that admits up to six people per visit (adults, children or any combination)! http://www.norfolkbotanicalgarden.org/get-involved/become-a-member

Norfolk Botanical Garden is located in Norfolk, VA. It features more than 52 different theme gardens in 175 acres.


Norfolk Botanical Garden is nationally recognized for its deep-rooted history and celebrated for its blooms in every season. The 155 acre garden is home to 40 distinctive themed gardens, 95 species of birds and 40 kinds of butterflies. Our latest garden i

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Categories: Botanical Garden, Education, Garden Center, Landmark, Museum, Outdoors, Science Museum, Shopping & Retail

Hours

Mon: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm



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HRBOR 1st Thursday- Norfolk Botanical Garden

HRBOR 1st Thursday- Norfolk Botanical Garden
06:00 pm - 07/12/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

NOTE: Due to the holiday this is the second Thursday​! Come to Norfolk for HRBOR's First Thursday (on the second Thursday) hosted by Norfolk Botanical Garden!...

Treats for Your Sweet

Treats for Your Sweet
10:00 am - 05/19/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Join chef Kollyn Zeder and make something sweet for your special someone, complete with samples and take home recipes! This is class is Saturday May 19th 10AM-12PM. Pre-registration...

Terrarium Workshop

Terrarium Workshop
10:00 am - 05/19/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Join local glass garden artist John Wharton to create a beautiful miniature living table top display using succulents, stones, organic soil and moss. This class...

Watercolors: Japanese Iris & Peonies

Watercolors: Japanese Iris & Peonies
09:00 am - 05/19/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Attention beginning and aspiring artists! Join us for this half day workshop and expand your artistic palate through watercolor. Class includes hands on instruction...

Suds & Buds 2018

Suds & Buds 2018
05:30 pm - 05/18/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

The fourth-annual Suds & Buds party with a purpose benefits three causes -- Norfolk Botanical Garden, Rotary Club of Norfolk and Young Audiences of Virginia, Inc....

Garden Trails

Garden Trails
09:30 am - 05/18/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

It is recommended by the America Heart Association that people walk 10,000 steps per day or approximately 5 miles. Don’t let the soaring number scare you, we are...

Coffee & Conversation: Seed Swap

Coffee & Conversation: Seed Swap
01:00 pm - 05/17/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Bring your gardening questions and seeds to swap with the Garden and others to this round table discussion with Greenhouse Technician Meredith Courtney. Coffee,...

Hummingbird Container Workshop

Hummingbird Container Workshop
09:30 am - 05/17/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Create a colorful and lush planter that will invite new friends to your yards with Horticulturist Danette Blevins. All supplies included. This class is Thursday...

Growing Wellness: Gaining Independence as Life Changes

Growing Wellness: Gaining Independence as Life Changes
01:00 pm - 05/16/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Feel attached to your current surroundings? Whether going on deployment or going off to college, discover some ways to remain centered as your world changes with...

Mysterious Mushrooms

Mysterious Mushrooms
01:00 pm - 05/15/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Mushrooms have changed the world, and can save it. Learn about mushrooms throughout history, from your garden to your kitchen and everything in between with Horticulturist...

Weekend Wine Down

Weekend Wine Down
02:00 pm - 05/12/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Relax with us! Enjoy Garden views, sample wine, and paint your own keepsake wine glass with artist Melanie Krogh. All supplies included. This is class is Saturday...

Origami: Lantern

Origami: Lantern
10:00 am - 05/12/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Join paper artist Rich Gray and learn to create a LanternAsia inspired work of art. All supplies included. This class is Saturday May 12th 10AM-12PM. Pre-registration...

Advanced Soap Making Workshop

Advanced Soap Making Workshop
09:30 am - 05/12/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

*MUST HAVE TAKEN BEGINNER CLASS* Handmade soaps make wonderful gifts and add a touch of luxury to your washroom or bath. Learn everything you need to know to begin...

Kokedama: Japanese String Gardens

Kokedama: Japanese String Gardens
01:00 pm - 05/10/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

These “Kokedama Moss Gardens” are all the rage! Create several hanging modern bonsai for your home or office with Horticulturist Joelle Miller. All supplies...

Macro Digital Photography

Macro Digital Photography
09:30 am - 05/10/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Let Dee Akright, professional photographer for over 30 years, teach you how to take quality close-ups in the Garden. Bring your camera and manual. Walking required....

Acrylic Painting Workshop

Acrylic Painting Workshop
12:30 pm - 05/08/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Join artist and NBG Public Programs Coordinator Daniel Kathalynas for this step by step learn to paint workshop. Learn to use acrylics to create your own one of...

Mixed Media: Batik

Mixed Media: Batik
09:30 am - 05/08/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Join artist Claudia Croneberger for this step by step workshop. You will create a fabric panel with a batik design inspired by the famous batik artist from Java,...

Annual NBG Spring Plant Sale

Annual NBG Spring Plant Sale
10:00 am - 05/04/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Our annual SPRING PLANT SALE has long been known throughout the region as one of the best places to pick up unusual plants at great prices. This year is no exception,...

Wednesday Morning Yoga (5-Week Class)

Wednesday Morning Yoga (5-Week Class)
09:30 am - 04/25/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Looking for a fantastic yoga instructor and convenient yoga classes? NBG offers yoga classes to fit your schedule, taught by experienced instructor, Julie Paddock....

Monday Morning Yoga (5-Week Class)

Monday Morning Yoga (5-Week Class)
09:00 am - 04/23/2018

At Norfolk Botanical Garden

Looking for a fantastic yoga instructor and convenient yoga classes? NBG offers yoga classes to fit your schedule, taught by experienced instructor, Julie Paddock....

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