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The National Botanic Gardens

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The National Botanic Gardens

The National Botanic Gardens are located in Glasnevin, County Dublin. The beautiful gardens are noted for their fine plant collections holding more than 15,000 plant species and cultivars from a variety of habitats from around the world.

The gardens are famous for their exquisitely restored historic glasshouses, notably the Turner Curvilinear Range and the Great Palm House, both recipients of the Europa Nostra award for excellence in conservation architecture.

Conservation plays an important role in the life of the botanic garden and Glasnevin is home to more than 300 endangered plant species from around the world including six species that are already extinct in the wild.

Admission is free. Car parking is available for a small fee. Glasshouses and Gardens are accessible for people with disabilities but there are some steep gradients.

The National Botanic Gardens can be easily reached by bus from The Morgan Hotel. The Dublin bus routes 83/83a, 9 and 155 are all within minutes’ walk from the Morgan Hotel and stop at the Botanic Gardens. Our reception team will be more than happy to guide you in the right direction.

Opening hours:

Winter opening hours:

  • 9am to 4.30pm weekdays
  • 10am to 4.30pm Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

Summer opening hours:

  • 10am to 5.00pm weekdays
  • 10am to 6.00pm Sat, Sun & Public Holidays


  • Glasnevin: Monday – Saturday 11.30pm and 3.00pm
  • Sunday 12.00pm and 2.30pm

The National Botanic Gardens are open to the public with restricted numbers allowed.

Please refer to The National Botanic Gardens website for the most up to date information on opening hours.

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