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Botanic Garden entrance fees begin July 19

Posted July 16, 2019

inside the Botanic Garden
Multiple efforts are in place to make sure the Fort Worth Botanic Garden remains open to all.

A general admission fee for the Fort Worth Botanic Garden goes into effect July 19. The fees will help improve the visitor experience at the 85-year-old garden.

These entrance fees will be in effect: $12 for adult admission, $6 for children 6-15 and $10 for senior citizens; children under 6 are free.

A number of programs will help ensure the popular amenity remains available to all:

  • Lone Star Card discounts (SNAP/WIC Card). Discounted annual family membership costs $30, or $2.50 per month.
  • Botanic Garden Pass. Free family passes available in Fort Worth Public Library branches, including the option to check them out electronically.
  • Sponsored field trips. Sponsored third-grade field trips for FWISD schools. One free family pass included per student.
  • Blue Star Program. Free admission to families of active military members Memorial Day through Labor Day.
  • Community-based free family passes. Free family admission vouchers distributed to locations that specialize in meeting the needs of underserved populations.
  • Selected Mondays. Free for the first hour in the morning and the last hour in the evening, for residents only.
  • Half-price Saturday morning, three hours per month.
  • Children younger than 18 are free from 3-6 p.m. every school day, for residents only.

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