Jerusalem Botanical Gardens
Givat Ram campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (02)648-0049
The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens has more than six thousand plant species, which were brought to Israel from all over the world and are being preserved for the benefit and enjoyment of the public. The plants are displayed in six sections, North America, South Africa, Europe, Australia, Central Asia, Mediteranean, each designed to create a miniature landscape of the region of origin of the plants. During the summer, the botanical gardens hosts a Butterfly House with workshops and activities. There is also a Garden Train for kids to enjoy.
From April to August there will be a special Butterfly House with art workshops for children that will be open from 10:00am-5:00pm.
Garden: Sunday-Thursday, Sat 9:00am-6:00pm, Friday 9:00am-2 hours before Shabbat
The F.Dworsky Tropical Conservatory: Sunday-Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm, Friday,Sabbath,Holy days 10:00am-2:00pm
Garden Train: Monday-Thursday 10:00am-2:00pm (on the hour)
On Sat and Holy Days entrance to the garden is limited to members and pre-puchased tickets.
Ticket Prices: Adult 28 NIS
Child, Pensioner, Student, Soldier , Disabled person 18 NIS
Adult groups (min. of 20) 25 NIS
Children groups (min. of 20) 15 NIS
For credit card bookings: 02-6794012
Guided Tours in Hebrew:(included in entrance fee)
March-May : Tuesdays 4:00pm, Fridays 10:00am
June-September : Sundays and Tuesdays 5pm
Groups: Can be organized in various languages by prior arrangement. For further details and bookings: 02-6794012
How To Get To The Botanical Gardens…
By Private Vehicle
Take Rechov Herzog South just past Rechov Burla to the first turn off on the right. Then make a left into the Botanical Gardens parking lot.
19, 31 (Rechov Herzog) 17 (Rehov Yehuda Burla)
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