The Botanical Garden is adjacent to the Citadel Park in Ghent (Belgium). More than 10 000 plant species thrive on the 2.75 ha site. 

Opening times

  • The garden as well as those greenhouses which are open to the public (Victoria greenhouse, tropical and subtropical greenhouse) can be visited every day. Admission is free.
  • Opening hours from Monday to Friday: 9 am — 4.30 pm; on Saturdays, Sundays and on public holidays: 9 — 12 am.
  • The succulent house is open on Sunday mornings between 11 and 12 am.

Wheelchair users have easy access to the Victoria greenhouse, the subtropical greenhouse, the succulent house as well as to most sections of the garden.

Please contact the curator in advance if you wish to visit the tropical greenhouse.

Contact information

Ghent University Botanical Garden
K.L. Ledeganckstraat 35
9000 Ghent
tel. +32-(0)9-264 50 73 (curator)
tel. +32-(0)9-264 50 55 (director) (curator)