Hours, Directions and More


The Nevin Welcome Center and Garden Gift Shop are open 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Tuesday - Saturday; closed Sunday and Monday.


Click here to go to our directions page, or use Google Maps.


A new parking lot was built along with the Welcome Center. This parking lot is metered during the weekday at a rate of $1.50 per hour (the first hour is free!) from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for a maximum of three hours. Visitors are not required to pay to park during evening hours and on weekends.

Visitor Services

The Nevin Welcome Center is a fully accessible building with restrooms, and the Garden Gift Shop with coffee, tea and light refreshments for sale.

Facility Rental

You can rent rooms in the Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center for your special event. Learn more here.


Click here, to find out about current and upcoming artwork and other exhibits in the welcome center lobby.


For more information, call 607-255-2400 or e-mail botanicgardens@cornell.edu.