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. Garden Admission is good for seven consecutive days. Purchase daily admission tickets online for a $1.00 discount.




Here are a few special events!

National Sculpture Society 84th Annual Awards Exhibition

August 4 - October 28, 2017

The National Sculpture Society 84th Annual Awards Exhibition is exclusively at Brookgreen Gardens. This important exhibition of sculpture by master artists along with rising stars is shown in both galleries of the Rainey Sculpture Pavilion. .For more information.

Nights of a Thousand Candles


November 30, December 1-2, December 7-9 & December 14-17

See Brookgreen Gardens come to life amid the soft glow of more than 5,500 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights from 3 - 10 p.m. Walk the paths with a warm cup of cider, hear the sound of holiday music, and celebrate the season with family and friends.More information.



October 21, 2017 - April 29, 2018


Join us as we welcome 17 Animontronic Dinosaurs to the zoo area at Brookgreen Gardens.They will provide an entertaining and educational experience for guests of all ages to discover interesting facts about dinosaur history and make connections about Lowcountry natural history. For more information.