Hours and Admission
Admission to the Arboretum
- The UC Santa Cruz Arboretum is open from 9:00 to 5:00, except July 4, November 24, December 25-26 & 30-31, and January 1-6. The Arboretum will be open this November 25-26. A visit is worthwhile any time of the year.
- $5 for Adults and $2 for Children (6 to 17 years old), and free under 6.
- Free to those going only to shop at Norrie's.
- Free to UCSC students
- Free to Friends of the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum members and Arboretum volunteers
- Free to members of gardens participating in the American Horticulture Society (AHS) Reciprocal Admissions Program and ROAM (Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums) programs.
- Free on first Tuesday of each month, Community Day.
- Docent-lead tours can be arranged by advance request. The $10 per person cost includes admission to the Arboretum.