Map of the Singapore Botanic Gardens updated 17 May 2024 

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The Gardens is free entry for everyone, where we are open daily 5am to 12mn. Yes even on Public Holidays! Our only ticketed attraction is the National Orchid Garden, where you may purchase tickets at its entrance. We recommend an average of 1hr to 3hrs for your visit to the Gardens, where you may wander our paths and enjoy a meal in one of our many food and beverage outlets. 


Venue Operating Hours 
 Botanical Art Gallery

9am to 6pm

Last entry 5.30pm

Closed last Thursday of each month

Centre for Ethnobotany

 9am to 6pm

Closed last Wednesday of each month

CDL Green Gallery

9am to 6pm

Closed last Tuesday of each month

COMO Adventure Grove  7am to 7pm
Foliage Garden  7am to 7pm
Forest Discovery Centre @ OCBC Arboretum

9am to 6pm 

Closed last Monday of each month

Healing Garden

7am to 7pm

Closed every Tuesday unless it falls on a Public Holiday

Heritage Museum SBG

9am to 6pm

Closed last Monday of each month

Jacob Ballas Children's Garden

8am to 7pm 

Last entry 6.30pm

Closed every Monday unless it falls on a Public Holiday

Open to children up to 14 yrs old. All children have to be accompanied by an adult.

Learning Forest

7am to 7pm

SPH Walk of Giants, Keppel Discovery Wetlands, Botanist Boardwalk & Pulai Marsh Trail

are closed 7pm to 7am daily

Library of Botany & Horticulture

Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm

Friday 9am to 3pm

Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

Mingxin Foundation Rambler's Ridge 7am to 7pm
National Orchid Garden

8.30am to 7pm 

Last entry at 6pm

Plant House 7am to 7pm
Rain Forest 7am to 7pm
Seed Bank 9am to 6pm


Admission Charges for National Orchid Garden

Category Local1 Standard
seniors (60 years of age and above $1 $3
Adults $5 $15
Students2 $1 $3
Child below 12 years of age Free

1 Refers to all Singapore citizens, permanent residents and those living in Singapore, including holders of employment passes, Work Permits or Dependant passes

2 Local student charges refer to students of local public and private education institutes and can produce a valid student pass. 


No Pets Zone

We appreciate that your pets enjoy our garden.

We seek your cooperation that certain areas are out of bounds for pets as these are designated nature areas where extra protection is for the flora and fauna to thrive. 

  • All indoor attractions such as Heritage Museum, Botanical Art Gallery and Centre for Ethnobotany
  • Botanist Boardwalk (Learning Forest)
  • COMO Adventure Grove
  • Elevated walkway of Learning Forest
  • Ethnobotany Garden
  • Evolution Garden
  • Foliage Garden
  • National Orchid Garden
  • Healing Garden
  • Jacob Ballas Children's Garden
  • Mingxin Foundation Rambler's Ridge
  • OCBC Arboretum
  • Rain Forest
  • Keppel Discovery Wetlands (Learning Forest)
  • SPH Walk of Giants
  • Plant House
  • Pulai Marsh


Getting Here

Tanglin Entrance 

Napier MRT Station (Thomson East Coast Line, Brown)

Orchard MRT Station (North South Line, Red)

From Orchard MRT Station, please note that a transfer to bus services or Napier Station is required to arrive at Tanglin Entrance

Buses: 7, 75, 77, 105, 106, 174, 174E


Bukit Timah Entrance 

Botanic Gardens Station (Circle Line, Yellow and Downtown Line, Blue)

Buses: 48, 66, 67, 151, 153, 154, 156, 170


Outlaying MRT stations are available as options, with all requiring transfers to bus services.

  • Farrer Station  Circle Line  (Yellow)
  • Commonwealth Station  East-West Line  (Green)
  • Dhoby Ghaut Station  North-South Line  (Red)
  • Somerset Station  North-South Line  (Red)
  • City Hall Station  East-West Line  (Green)

Please click here for more information of on Singapore's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system.

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We have eight parking zones in the Gardens. 

Botany Centre B1, B2, Tanglin Entrance 224 lots
Learning Forest, Tyersall Entrance  36 lots
Car Park A, B, C, Nassim Entrance 141 lots
Gallop Extension 29 lots
 Raffles Building 133 lots
Cluny Park Road Car Park 50 lots
Jacob Ballas Children's Garden 39 lots
Centre for Ethnobotany 20 lots

Parking Charges

Hours* Charges
7.00 am to 10.30 pm $0.02 per minute
7.00 pm to 10.30 pm $2 maximum
8.00 am to 9.00 am $1 **
No overnight parking is allowed

**Peak hour charge on all passing vehicles that enter from Kheam Hock Road and exit at Evans/Cluny Road

For further information, please contact Wilson Parking at 6411 5592


Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Botany Centre B1 2 lots 11kW AC Charger / Lot number #207 & #208
Jacob Ballas Children's Garden 2 lots 22kW AC Charger / Lot number #38 & #39

Cluny Park Road Car Park

2 lots 120kWDCCharger / Lot number #43 & #44

For assistance on the use of these chargers, please contact or call 6881 8383 for unauthorised parking. (Operated by CDG ENGIE)


Visitor Services Counters

Our Visitor Services staff are on duty from 8.00am – 5.30pm daily at six of our service desks. 

  • Visitor Services @ Tanglin (Drop-Off Point, Level 1, Botany Centre)
  • Visitor Services @ Tyersall (Drop-Off Point, Tyersall Entrance)
  • Visitor Services @ Nassim (Drop-Off Point, Nassim Entrance) 
  • Visitor Services @ Bukit Timah
  • Visitor Services @ Jacob Ballas Children's Garden (Closed every Monday)
  • Visitor Services @ Gallop Entrance


At the Visitor Services Desk, you may seek assistance for:

  • Information on the Gardens
  • Maps
  • Feedback
  • Lost & Found
  • First Aid
  • Handling of Emergencies
  • Wheelchair loan
  • AEDs are available at designated spots as well as at all Service Desks


Bicycle Parking

Bicycle parking (4-6 lots each) is available at our entrances as we do not allow cycling in the Gardens. 

  • Tanglin Service Desk
  • Ridley Hall (side gate along Cluny Road)
  • Tyersall Coach Park
  • Gallop Service Desk
  • Palm Valley Gate
  • Car Park C, Nassim Entrance
  • Car Park B, Nassim Entrance
  • Raffles Building Car Park
  • Cluny Park Gate
  • Melati Gate
  • Jacob Ballas Children's Garden Car Park 

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