Duke Gardens Visit Guidelines

Enjoy a self-guided visit to Duke Gardens. We are happy to welcome you to the Gardens on a scheduled reservation basis, Thursday-Sunday, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., last ticketed entry 3:15 p.m. *No additional guest or family members allowed*

  • Gardens visits require current approval in Duke's symptom monitoring apps, current Duke photo ID, and a timed ticket.

  • Duke Gardens reserves the right to cancel a reservation due to any circumstance.

  • All safety and health procedures are in place and we require all visiting Duke students, faculty, and staff to wear masks, remain socially distant, and use hand-sanitizer upon entry.

  • Thursday - Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the last ticketed entry at 3:15 p.m.

  • Please plan to check in at the Memorial Gate within 30 minutes of the scheduled ticket time.

  • No public parking or access is available at the Gardens' Anderson Street entrance.

  • All gates will be locked for both entry and exit at 4 p.m. Please plan to leave before 4 p.m.

  • No pets are allowed in the Gardens with the exception of service dogs.

  • Registration also confirms that Duke Gardens has permission to take marketing photographs that may include you. If you would prefer not to be in photographs, please inform us upon entry.