Celebrating our 85th Anniversary, Brookgreen Gardens' 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. Here are a few special events!

New at the ZOO

An award-winning exhibit of LEGO® brick sculptures, is on display daily in the Zoo. FREE with admission. Sculpture building contest, scavenger hunts, and more!

Boat Rides

Cruise the creeks of the Waccamaw River with a guide on a 48-foot pontoon boat,and see alligators, waterfowl, historic ricefields, and more.  Read more.

Art Festival - June 4 & 5

Our two-day event Art Festival provides an opportunity to talk with local and regional artists and authors. The festival is free with garden admission. More information.