Welcome to Brookgreen Gardens! Our combination of art, history, and zoo touches the heart and teaches the mind. Boat rides turn into history lessons and visits to the butterfly house become learning sessions in conservation. Explore the Visit section for all our daily activities. Admission is good for seven days and Brookgreen is open late until 8:00 p.m. in April! Last admission is 7:30 p.m.. Come and enjoy a lovely Spring evening at Brookgreen.  The Pavilion Restaurant is open for dinner until 7:00 on Friday and Saturday evenings.


Here are a few special events!

Friends Fine Art Auction Exhibit

April 29 - May 10
In preparation for the Fine Art Auction on May 5th, sculpture and art to be auctioned will be on display in the Rainey Sculpture Pavilion. This once in a lifetime exhibit of fine art is free with garden admission.. For more information.

Ribbit the Exhibit

April 1 - July 9 - "Ribbit The Exhibit" is a remarkable traveling collection of larger-than-life, copper frogs taking part in a variety of activities. More information.

Brookgreen Gala

Join the Friends of Brookgreen for our annual fundraising gala on May 6, 2017. The Carnivale di Venezia will be held in the Poetry Garden and is an evening of masks, music and merriment.  For more information.