Welcome to the Botanic Gardens

Take a look around the world of plants. Every day of the year there is something new to see. Experience the Palace Garden with its record-breaking trees, take a tour of the glasshouses and enjoy the summer kitchen garden with all its herbs and scents. Bonn University Botanic Gardens are always an experience.

© Barbara Frommann / Universität Bonn

Your visit

If you are planning a visit, you will find here everything about opening hours, admission fees and how to find us.

© U. Sobick

The gardens

In the middle of the city you will find a paradise with old trees, systematic beds and greenhouses with exotic plants from all over the world.

© W. Lobin / Universität Bonn

Plant collections

Large plant collections have been built up for research and conservation. Especially worth seeing: the collection of carnivorous plants.

© W. Lobin / Universität Bonn


More than 1000 friends have come together in the Association of Friends to promote and support the Botanic Gardens.

About us

The Bonn University Botanic Gardens have been working successfully in research and teaching for more than 200 years and are involved in national and international projects. We train young professional horticulturists and promote public education with our Green School.


Bonn University Botanic Gardens

Secretariat / Administration
8:00 am - 2:00 pm


Meckenheimer Allee 171
53115 Bonn


Phone +49 228 / 73-55 23

Fax +49 228 / 73-90 58


Green School

telephone hours:
Tue 2:00-3:00 pm
Thu 10:30-11:30 am


Phone +49 228 / 73-47 22


Association of Friends


Phone +49 228 / 73-47 21


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