Location, Admission, Hours

Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Drive
Hales Corners, WI 53130
 

Boerner Front Desk (414) 525-5601

General Information (414) 525-5600

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens (414) 525-5653

Zilli Hospitality Group (414) 525-5631

UW Extension Horticulture Center (414) 525-5638

Admission

April 28 – Mid-October: Daily 8:00am – 6:00pm

Adults (ages 18 and up): $5.00

Seniors (Milwaukee County Resident, ages 60+): $4.00

Disability (any age): $4.00

Student (with ID): $4.00

Junior (6-17): $3.00

IMG_1915Garden Hours

April 28 – Mid-October: Daily 8:00am – Sunset

October, early November & early April: Weather Permitting: Call Ahead (414) 525-5600

Late November to early April: Closed

Education & Visitor Center Hours

April 28 – Mid-October: Daily 8:00am – 6:00pm

Mid-October – Mid-April: Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday: Closed (open as needed for classes and special events)

Sunday: Closed (open as needed for classes and special events)

Accessibility

The Education & Visitor Center and most of the grounds are ADA accessible.

Wheelchairs are available in the Education and Visitor Center; please visit the reception desk.

DSCN8649Directions

From Downtown Milwaukee and the Northeast

(Sheboygan, Green Bay)

  • Take I-43 to 894 West
  • Exit at Forest Home – Exit 5A
  • Turn left onto South 92nd Street (signage will direct you)
  • Continue to intersection of 92nd and Grange (4-way stop sign)
  • Continue on 92nd Street through Grange intersection (signage will direct you)
  • Continue to the entrance of Root River Parkway (at College Avenue)
  • Turn right onto College Avenue (into the Parkway)
  • Turn right at the stop sign then turn right at the entrance to the Gardens

From the South (Racine, Kenosha, Chicago)

  • Take I-94 to Exit 320 (West Rawson Avenue/Hwy. BB)
  • Turn left (west) onto West Rawson Avenue and proceed to South 92nd Street (about 5 miles)
  • Turn right onto South 92nd Street and follow signs to the Gardens (about 1 mile)
  • Turn left onto College Avenue (into the Parkway)
  • Turn right at the first stop sign then turn right at the entrance to the Gardens and proceed up the hill

From the Southwest (Beloit, Rockford)

  • Take I-43 toward Milwaukee
  • Take the Layton Avenue exit, Exit 59, on the LEFT toward WI-100
  • Stay straight to go onto West Layton Avenue
  • Turn right onto South 108th Street/WI Hwy. 100 South (Walgreens on diagonal corner)
  • Go through the intersection of Hwy. 100 and Forest Home (McDonalds on left)
  • Proceed to College Avenue and turn left (go through residential area then into the park)
  • Turn left at the first stop sign then turn right at the entrance to the Gardens and proceed up the hill

DSCN2395From the West (Waukesha, Madison, Minneapolis)

  • Take I-94 to 894/45 South
  • Take the WI Hwy. 100 exit, Exit 60, on the LEFT
  • Stay right and merge onto South 108th Street (Hwy. 100) heading South
  • Go through the intersection of Hwy. 100 and Forest Home (McDonalds on left)
  • Proceed to College Avenue and turn left (go through residential area then into the park)
  • Turn left at the first stop sign then turn right at the entrance to the Gardens and proceed up the hill

From the Northwest (Fond du Lac)

  • Take Hwy. 41 South (becomes Hwy. 45 in Milwaukee County) to 894/45 South
  • Take the WI Hwy. 100 exit, Exit 60, on the LEFT
  • Stay right and merge onto South 108th Street (Hwy. 100) going South
  • Go through the intersection of Hwy. 100 and Forest Home (McDonalds on left)
  • Proceed to College Avenue and turn left (go through residential area then into the park)
  • Turn left at the first stop sign then turn right at the entrance to the Gardens and proceed up the hill