Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Saturday | 10:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Sunday | Noon - 5:00p.m.
Closed Mondays and Major Holidays - Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas & New Years Eve and Day

Please note: It takes approximately 45 minutes - 1 hour to tour the garden. The last admission ticket is sold at 4:00pm.

Directions to McKee

From I-95 South

Indrio Road (Exit 138) east to US 1 North on US 1 to Vero Beach. McKee Botanical Garden is located at 350 US Highway 1 at the southern gateway of Vero Beach.

From I-95 North

State Route 60 east to US 1 and take US 1 South. Immediately past 4th Street (also known as Indian River Blvd.), McKee Botanical Garden will be on your left. You cannot take a left into the Garden, continue south until you come to where you can do a u-turn and do a u-turn and head north on US 1. Our main entrance is off of US 1. The Garden will be on your right.

From the Beach

Coming over to the mainland from either the Barber Bridge or the 17th Street bridge, take a left on Indian River Blvd. Take a left on 4th Court (4th Court is immediately across the street from Velde Ford). Then take a right at the stop sign. McKee Botanical Garden will be on the left.

Via GOLINE IRT

On GOLINE IRT take Bus Route #4 South Vero Plaza to Main Transit Hub to the US 1 and 1st Street stop. For more information, please click here.

Admission Fees

May 1st - October 31st


- Adults - $10.00
- Seniors - $9.00
- Children (3-12) - $8.00
- Children under 3 - FREE
- School Group*** - $5.00 per child
- Tour Group*** - General Admission
- Members - FREE

November 1st - April 30th


- Adults - $12.00
- Seniors - $11.00
- Children (3-12) - $8.00
- Children under 3 - FREE
- School Group*** - $5.00 per child
- Tour Group*** - General Admission
- Members - FREE

SORRY, NO ANIMALS ALLOWED (EXCEPT SERVICE)

***NOTE: All group tours must be booked two weeks in advance by calling the McKee Botanical Garden office at 772-794-0601.

Children's Guide to McKee

McKee Botanical Garden's Children's Guide is now available on-line.

Garden Gift and Book Shop and Garden Cafe

Come and visit our garden gift shop located at the garden entrance. The Garden is open Tuesday - Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm and Sunday 12:00 - 5:00pm, closed on Mondays. The Garden Cafe is closed for the summer.

Reference Library

McKee Botanical Garden has a reference library that is staffed solely by volunteers. It is a non-lending library and you are invited to visit during garden hours. Due to the volunteer staff, it is advised that you call the Garden at 772-794-0601 to make certain that the library is open.

It is the policy of McKee Botanical Garden to comply with all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please contact Kim Russell at least one (1) week prior to your visit to arrange for sign language interpreters, available Tuesday - Friday. In an effort to comply with all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") please note that McKee Botanical Garden permits/offers the following:

  • Service Animals

    Service Animals are permitted. Animals whose sole function is to provide emotional support, well-being, comfort or companionship do not qualify as service animals under the ADA requirements. Service animals must be harnessed, leashed or tethered, unless these devices interfere with the service animal's work or the individual's disability prevents using these devices.

  • Walkers

    Walkers can be used around the garden.

  • Wheelchairs

    The paths are wide enough to permit wheelchair access. The garden has three (3) wheelchairs. Please call ahead to reserve a wheelchair. There is no charge for its use.

  • Motorized scooters

    The garden has two (2) electric scooters. Please call ahead to reserve a scooter. There is no charge for its use.

  • Parking

    The garden has disabled parking spaces marked.

  • Restrooms

    Restrooms are accessible and are located between the Garden Gift and Book Shop and the Garden Cafe.