Visiting the Garden

The South Carolina Botanical Garden is a place where nature and culture meet.  Explore display gardens, hike nature trails, visit the Geology Museum, peruse the Art Gallery, or just relax and enjoy the 295 acres of natural beauty.

Hours and FeesHosta Garden waterfall

The Garden is open every day, dawn to dusk, free of charge.

The Fran Hanson Discovery Center (Visitor's Center) and the Fuller Art Galleries are open Monday through Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm, and Sundays 1:00pm to 5:00pm free of charge.

The Bob Campbell Geology Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm, and Sundays 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Admission is  free.

The Discovery Center and Museum are closed during home football games, Clemson University holidays (schedule), July 4, and hours vary during the last two weeks of December.

Please see the links on the left for more information.

Garden Etiquette

When visiting the Garden, please:

Park only in designated parking lots
Remain on trails and do not trample plants
Do not pick, cut or remove any plants
Keep dogs on leashes and clean up after them
Put all garbage in trash or recycling bins
Keep food and drinks in picnic areas
Cars must exit limited access roads by 3:30pm