A visit to McKee yields moments of peaceful silence, inspiration, and discovery.

Escape into our world of more than 10,000 plants. McKee’s unique 18-acre lush jungle landscape supports one of Florida’s most extraordinary botanical collections. Listed on the National Register of Historic places, and recognized by the Garden Conservancy as a preservation project of national significance, McKee Botanical Garden is, as its founders envisioned, a wild place of natural beauty.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday-Saturday

10:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday

Noon - 5:00 pm

*The Gift Shop is open during regular business hours. Mask required.

*Children's Garden closes at 4:30 pm daily

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Closed Mondays and Major Holidays: Christmas Eve,Christmas, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving

Last admission ticket sold at 4:00pm

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Admission Fees

  • MEMBERFREE
  • ADULTS$15
  • SENIOR (65+)/YOUTH (13-17)$13
  • CHILD$10
  • MILITARY$10
  • CHILDREN UNDER 2FREE
  • SCHOOL GROUP (PER PERSON)GENERAL ADMISSION-Please call in advance so we know you are coming.
  • TOUR GROUP(PER PERSON)GENERAL ADMISSION

General Garden Etiquette

  • No drones.
  • Please do not play in the water features, except designated areas in the Children’s Garden.
  • No outside food or drink is allowed in the Garden.
  • Changing clothes in the public restrooms is prohibited. You must come already dressed for photo shoots.
  • Please stay on the pathways and grassy areas; do not stand or walk in garden beds or climb on trees or shrubs.
  • McKee Botanical Garden is smoke free (Vaping and E-cigarettes included). No smoking permitted in the Garden, parking lot and buildings. 
  • Bicycles are not allowed in the Garden. There is a designated bicycle stand in the parking lot.
  • Motorized scooters allowed only for mobility impaired. No skateboards, hoverboards or Segways allowed.
  • All guests must check in at the window.
  • Shoes and Shirts must be worn.
  • Pets are prohibited in the Garden. Licensed, service animals only.
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • To protect the plant collections, active sports and games are not permitted.
  • Do not pick flowers.
  • Do not take, harm or feed the wildlife.
  • Due to space limitations on walkways, only strollers and wheelchairs are permitted.
  • All guests must check in at the window.
  • No drones.
  • Shoes and Shirts must be worn.
  • Please do not play in the water features, except designated areas in the Children’s Garden.
  • Pets are prohibited in the Garden. Licensed, service animals only.
  • No outside food or drink is allowed in the Garden.
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Changing clothes in the public restrooms is prohibited. You must come already dressed for photo shoots.
  • To protect the plant collections, active sports and games are not permitted.
  • Please stay on the pathways and grassy areas; do not stand or walk in garden beds or climb on trees or shrubs.
  • Do not pick flowers.
  • McKee Botanical Garden is smoke free (Vaping and E-cigarettes included). No smoking permitted in the Garden, parking lot and buildings. 
  • Do not take, harm or feed the wildlife.
  • Bicycles are not allowed in the Garden. There is a designated bicycle stand in the parking lot.
  • Due to space limitations on walkways, only strollers and wheelchairs are permitted.
  • Motorized scooters allowed only for mobility impaired. No skateboards, hoverboards or Segways allowed.

Additional Children’s Garden Etiquette

  • Photo shoots are not allowed in the Children’s Garden. Personal photography with cell phones and cameras is permitted, however, tripods and professional photography and equipment are prohibited.
  • No outside food is allowed in the Garden.
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thank you…Your Cooperation is Appreciated!

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 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. Service Animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or to perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability. Animals whose sole function is to provide emotional support, well-being, comfort or companionship do not qualify as service animal under ADA requirements. Service animals must be harnessed, leashed or tethered, unless these devices interfere with 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.

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