COVID-19 Updates

Please know that the requirement for masks will be enforced, which means visitors and employees will not be allowed entry without an adequate face covering. However, wearing masks while outdoors in the Garden is still optional. Management asks everyone to wear masks when social distancing cannot be done.

FWBG Hours

Open seven days a week, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

The last general admission is sold at 5:00 pm to allow adequate time in the garden. The last photography pass will be sold at 4:00 pm to allow for the full two hours.

Online ticketing is in place, allowing contactless payments. 

BRIT Hours

Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • The BRIT Libraries are open to the public by appointment, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • The BRIT Herbarium is open for public use by appointment, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Below are a few answers to questions you may have:

  • We are complying with all guidelines and requirements related to COVID-19.
  • BUT it is only with your cooperation as a visitor that we can succeed in this re-opening. Please follow the procedures outlined here.
  • Please know that the requirement for masks will be enforced, which means visitors and employees will not be allowed entry without an adequate face covering. However, wearing masks while outdoors in the Garden is still optional. Management asks everyone to wear masks when social distancing cannot be done.
  • Purchase tickets onsite.
  • Purchase tickets online allowing for a contactless payment option.
  • Members can show their membership card and ID onsite for access to the Garden. GROW Members no longer need to pre-register.
  • Reciprocal Members/Library Muse pass, please bring your identification cards/discount cards onsite for access to the Garden.
  • More information regarding purchasing tickets can be found here.
  • Capacity is limited to 75% of normal occupancy due to COVID for all indoor/outdoor venues.
  • Currently, there is no trams/transport available.
  • Please practice social distancing – staying at least six feet away from guests not within your party.
  • Outdoor drinking fountains will not be accessible, bottled water available for purchase.
  • No picnics allowed.
  • Photography passes are required if using the Garden as a backdrop. Find out more information by clicking here.
  • The rainforest conservatory reopened on 9/14/2020 with the following procedures in place:
    1. Masks will be REQUIRED and must remain on during the entire visit to the Tropical Conservatory
    2. Max capacity of 60
    3. No strollers allowed
    4. Guests must check-in with the admissions desk to receive an entry
    5. No food/drinks allowed inside the Tropical Conservatory
  • Both the Treasure Tree (Japanese Garden) and the Trellis (Welcome Center) are open 7-days a week 10 am – 4 pm.
  • The Rock Springs Café is currently open seven days a week, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Please contact the café at 817-366-1100 for more information.

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