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Botanica The Wichita Gardens | Parking, Tours, Admission, Hours

Botanica: The Wichita Gardens


5 Things You Need To Know

Botanica The Wichita Gardens Hours

Botanica The Wichita Gardens Wichita KS is open for visitors during these hours:

Monday - Saturday: 9am to 5pm

April to September: Open on Tuesday & Thursday nights until 8pm

April to October: Open on Sundays from 1pm to 5pm

Additionally, the carousel at Botanica operates during the following hours:

Monday - Saturday: 10am to 4pm

Wichita Botanical Gardens Admission

The admission pricing for the gardens:

Adults: $10

Seniors, Youth, and Military: $8

Children 2 & Under: FREE

You can purchase tickets online or when you arrive. 


Botanica, The Wichita Gardens offers several parking options for visitors:

  1. Main Entrance Parking: The main entrance to Botanica is located off Amidon Street near the intersection with Murdock. You can park at the main entrance to easily access the gardens.

  2. River Edge Parking Lot: Another option is the River Edge Parking Lot located at 1912 W. Sim Park Dr., Wichita, KS 67203. This lot provides access to the south gate of Botanica.

  3. Street Parking: Additionally, there is street parking available nearby if you prefer to park on the street.


If you're interested in taking a tour at Botanica, The Wichita Gardens, here's what you need to know:

  • Booking in Advance: Tours at Botanica must be booked in advance. To do so, you can either call or email them to arrange your tour.

  • Tour Duration: Tours typically last between 30 to 60 minutes, offering you a guided exploration of the gardens and their highlights.

  • Inclusions: The tour package includes admission to Botanica, as well as a snack and a beverage, ensuring you have a comfortable and enjoyable visit.

  • Checking Tours: For the most up-to-date information on available tours and their schedules, it's a good idea to visit the Botanica website. They likely have a list of current tour options and details for you to choose from.

Botanical Gardens Wichita

Botanica has a wide variety of gardens spread across 17 acres. Here are some highlights of the gardens you can explore:

Downing Children's Garden: Perfect for families, this garden offers kid-friendly programming and family activities, making it a great place for children to discover and enjoy the wonders of nature.

Chinese Garden of Friendship: This garden is a beautiful representation of Chinese architecture and features a serene stream and waterfall, creating a peaceful and scenic environment for visitors to explore.

Butterfly Garden: Designed to attract butterflies, this garden is filled with plants like butterfly bush, milkweed, and ivy, providing a haven for these beautiful insects. It's a lovely place to observe butterflies in their natural habitat.

Sally Stone Sensory Garden: This garden engages the senses with hands-on displays, allowing visitors to interact with the plants and experience them in a unique way, making it an educational and sensory-rich experience.

Jessie Wooldridge Brosius Rose Garden: With over 350 rose plants, this garden is a visual delight, especially when in bloom from late May to frost. It's a romantic and picturesque spot for rose enthusiasts and anyone who appreciates the beauty of these flowers.

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