Is the Washington Arboretum open?

Is the Washington Arboretum open?

Open Every day dawn to 8pm, free of charge. Visitors Center open limited hours.

Is Washington Park Arboretum free?

All parts of the Washington Park Arboretum, with the exception of the Japanese Garden, are open to the public and are free of charge. The Graham Visitors Center has maps, restrooms, Arboretum Foundation offices, a gift shop and rental venue.

Can you picnic at Washington Arboretum?

Washington Park Arboretum In short, the arboretum is an ideal spot for an all-day picnic hangout.

Do you have to pay to get into the arboretum?

Arboretum members free; reservations not required. For questions about garden daytime tickets or you wish to purchase group tickets, please email [email protected]

How much are tickets to the Arboretum?

Admission Cost

Any Day Members
Adult (13-64) $20 FREE
Senior (65+) $16 FREE
Child (2-12) $12 FREE
Children’s Adventure Garden $3 FREE

Can you drive through the National Arboretum?

You cannot get to the Arboretum by Metro train. You can take the Metro bus, a taxi, or drive.

What is found in Arboretum?

The Arboretum is holding over 350 species of indigenous and exotic plants, most of which are labelled, home to over 100 species of birds, and a significant population of Sykes and Vervet monkeys.

What can you see at the Arboretum?

The U.S. National Arboretum also offers azalea blossoms, making it one of the best places to view blossoms in the District. The azalea blossoms usually peak at a different time than the blossoms found near the Tidal Basin, offering an additional opportunity to marvel at the beautiful trees and their scenic flowers.

Can I bring alcohol to Arboretum?

Alcohol is permitted. Bring along cups, plates and napkins to cover all your serving bases, and pre-moistened towelettes are perfect for post-picnic cleanup. Bring along a sizable blanket for sitting, a good bottle of sunscreen with at least 30 SPF and insect repellant to keep creepy-crawlies at bay.

Is food allowed in arboretum?

The Arboretum is a place of wonder for children of all ages. For their safety, children under 18 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times. The picnic area and lawn outside the Arboretum are great places to picnic. Food may not be brought into the Arboretum.

What is the purpose of arboretum?

An Arboretum is an area devoted to specimen plantings of trees and shrubs. Distinct from a forest, nursery or park, it is in a sense an outdoor museum of trees. It is a place where many varieties of trees are grown for research, educational, and ornamental purposes; where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition.