Visitor Information

24 Aug

Please note, the Garden opening hours during fairy tales events between 8.7 – 31.8

sunday – Thursday: 17:00-22:30

Saturday: 18:00-22:30

opening hours:


Sundays through Thursdays         9.00-17.00

Fridays and holiday eves               9.00-15.00

Saturdays and holidays                   9.00-17.00


Sundays through Thursdays         9.00-19.00

Fridays and holiday eves               9.00-17.00

Saturday and holidays                   9.00-18.00

(Hours may be changed for special events – please check this site).

Entrance prices:

(Excluding special events, exhibitions and festivals)

Single adult ticket:  NIS 40

Yerushalmi card holders: NIS 28

Concessions: NIS 25

Entry is free for children aged up to 18 who live in Jerusalem. Those aged up to 14 must be accompanied by an adult. In both cases, free entrance is conditional upon presentation of ID. Accompanying adults still need to pay.

Groups: For booking or details on group tours and activities please contact or call 02-6794012 ext.2 / 0527593366

The Flower Train runs on advance booking only.

Guided tours are available for groups in Hebrew, Arabic, English, German and Russian.  They must be booked in advance.

Getting Here:

The Jerusalem Botanical Garden is located at the entrance to Nayot Neighborhood, near the Safra Campus of the Hebrew University in Givat Ram. The entrance and large parking lot are accessed via same turn as the Nayot Petrol Station on Herzog Street.

Bus lines: Herzog Boulevard: 19, 32, 17 alight “Nayot Junction”

Yehuda Burla: 9 alight “Burla/Davidson” and go down the stairs after the supermarket (towards the petrol station) then turn right and proceed downhill.

Betzalel Bazak: 9, 42 alight “Bazak/Zlman Shneor and go down the stairs (towards the petrol station) then turn right and proceed downhill.

Gardening advice: Yehiel Baras is available to take your queries on Mondays, at 02-6794012, from 9.00-10.00. Yehiel is a senior gardener who worked at the JBG for many years and now is a committed volunteer from the Friends of the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens Association.

Enjoy the Gardens often? Why not buy a membership and enjoy free access and special benefits year-round!

Family: 280NIS (2 adults, 2 children why not have one for you and the grandkids?)

Double: 180NIS

Single: 120NIS

Benefits include:

Free entry year-round (excluding special events)

Discount tickets for special events

Discount at Caffit lakeside café

Discount at Cocktail plant nursery

Memberships can be purchased at the ticket booth located at the entrance to the Gardens or by calling – 02-6794012

Please note the Entrance is from the Nayot Junction and not from Yehuda Burla

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