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
10:00am - 5:00pm
Noon - 5:00 pm
*The Gift Shop is open during regular business hours. Mask required.
*Children's Garden closes at 4:30 pm daily
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
- SENIOR (65+)/YOUTH (13-17)$13
- 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
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 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 can be used around the garden.
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.
The garden has two (2) electric scooters. Please call ahead to reserve a scooter. There is no charge for its use.
The garden has disabled parking spaces marked.
Restrooms are accessible and are located between the Garden Gift and Book Shop and the Garden Cafe.