Become a Member at the Royal Botanical Gardens

Enjoy year-round access to the gardens and trails while supporting Royal Botanical Gardens’ initiatives in horticulture, conservation, science and education!

All members have access to the following benefits when presenting their membership card and one piece of photo identification. Membership benefits and discounts do not transfer to guests accompanying members.

  • Year-round FREE admission to 1,100 hectares (2,700 acres) of breathtaking gardens and nature sanctuaries, including the Rose Garden and David Braley & Nancy Gordon Rock Garden
  • FREE parking at all RBG parking lots, including trail heads
  • FREE Admission to RBG’s Winter Exhibit
  • Pre-sale or discount options for special ticketed events
  • Subscription to our Members’ Magazine, Paradise Found
  • Discounts at RBG’s on-site restaurants, gift shop and courses / workshops
  • Reciprocal FREE admission and/or discounts at more than 200 other botanical gardens and arboreta throughout North America

Royal Botanical Members enjoy special offers and discounts from our partner organizations which include:

  • 15% discount on Art Gallery of Burlington Social Membership. Guild memberships and studio fees are not included in this offer. RBG members will present a valid membership card as this membership must be purchased in person.
  • 14 month Art Gallery of Hamilton Membership for the price of a 12 month AGH Membership. RBG members must present a valid RBG membership card at the time of purchase in person at the AGH.
  • Royal Botanical Gardens members who present a valid membership card to dine at The University Club of McMaster. RBG members must pay for their bill at the end of their meal.

Click the link below for additional information and to see the different tiers of membership:

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Experiences & Tours View All >>

October 24

Youth Group Night: Pumpkins in the Park

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Now thru October 29

Oaks & Acorns Nature Play

Royal Botanical Gardens

16 Old Guelph Rd, Hamilton, ON L0R 2H9

November 12 - December 17

Art of Bonsai

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Every week on Saturday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm from November 12, 2022 until...

Now thru November 19

Children’s Gardening: Junior Gardeners (Ages 8 to 12)

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

*RBG Members receive 10% off most RBG Experiences programming when using the member discount code....

Now thru December 20

Virtual Guided Hike: Fall Edition

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Festivals & Events View All >>

October 6

Darkness in the Garden: Beer Pairing & Dinner

Royal Botanical Gardens

RBG Rock Garden (1185 York Boulevard)

Thursday, October 6; 6 to 10 p.m. Pre-registration required.

October 21 - 30

The Great Pumpkin Trail 2022

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

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