General visitor information

The Munich Botanical Garden is closed until April 19, 2020.

We ask you to please be a considerate visitor and
comply with our Visitor Code of Conduct. Thank you.

Address of main entrance

Menzinger Straße 65
80638 München

Botanical Garden in summer 2017, larger view (MP4, 84 MB)


We recommend using public transport for easy access to the Botanical Garden. Some parking spaces are available opposite the main entrance. Bicycles may be parked close to the entrance gates.

Most of the Garden area is suitable for wheelchairs. Two disabled car parking spaces are provided in front of the main building of the Bavarian Botanical Institute (Botanische Institute, Menzinger Str. 67).

The entrance building with shop, lockers, WCs, and WiFi

Opening hours

The Botanical Garden is closed.

Month  Main entrance  Greenhouses
Jan, Nov, Dec  9 – 16:30 o'clock     9 – 16 o'clock
Feb, Mar, Oct9 – 17 o'clock9 – 16:30 o'clock
Apr, Sep9 – 18 o'clock9 – 17:30 o'clock
May, Jun, Jul, Aug  9 – 19 o'clock9 – 18:30 o'clock

In the evening the south gate (opposite the access to the Nymphenburg palace gardens) closes quarter of an hour earlier than the main entrance. For special evening opening hours please refer to our events section.

Admission charges (cash payment only)

All admission charges may change during special exhibitions or special events. For information please refer to our events section.

Free admission for children and young people under 18. During special exhibitions and special events different rules apply. At these times children under 12 are free and young people under 18 are admitted at a reduced rate.

Guided tours

Guided tours are available in German every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month at 10 am (not for groups). Duration: approx. 1 hour. For those guided tours listed under events only the usual admission charges apply (no additional fee).

Guided tours for groups

Guided tours for groups, e.g. special birthday party tours for children or on rare occasions also for school classes, as well as special theme tours may be arranged for a fee. We need the booking details 3 weeks in advance.

Booking information and fees:

Tours of the alpine garden

Guided tours of the alpine garden on the Schachen may also be arranged. A surcharge of 25 Euro per group will be charged. (max. 12 people per group, prior booking required)

Audio tours

Mobile audio equipment is available for individual audio tours (in English or German) of the glasshouse complex featuring over 60 marked locations. The rental fee for these handy electronic guides is 3 Euro regular and 2.50 Euro concessions, payable in addition to the admission charge.

Info flyer

Garden flyer (English)
Garden flyer (العربية)

Schachen Alpine Garden flyer