The public areas of Rutgers Gardens are open Saturday–Thursday, 8am–7pm, closed Fridays. Cook's Market is open Fridays 11am–3pm.
Special COVID-19 safety precautions are in effect. Visitors must review and observe all rules and safety policies.
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Rutgers Gardens

Help the Gardens Grow

Rutgers Gardens is one of the few botanical gardens that does not charge an admission fee and is open 365 days a year. You are welcome to visit as often as you like to enjoy our “living museum” with its large array of gardens and plant collections. Membership funds support our day-to-day operations and expansion. You can make a difference!

About the Rutgers Gardens

Rutgers Gardens is a 180-acre botanic garden, consisting of designed gardens, plant collections, a student farm, farmers market, and natural habitats. As part of Rutgers University, Rutgers Gardens serves as a living laboratory for faculty and staff, while providing experiential and service learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.Visit the Gardens today!

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Upcoming Events

Oct 18

Cancelled – Fall Festival

October 18, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Brunswick NJ
United States