Summer Fun—Day 23: Children’s Garden at the U.S. Botanic Garden


Explore the Children’s Garden at the U.S. Botanic Garden where children can learn and grow their imaginations.

The Children’s Garden features a climbing discovery structure, a kiwifruit tunnel, a digging area, a leaf trellis, watering can seats, and oversized dandelion sculptures.

Your old favorites like the misting poles, watering and planting stations, and fruits plants are still living within the gardens.

The U.S. Botanic Garden is open year round from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Children’s Garden is is open seasonally, usually May to October. Admission is free.

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For older kids, grab a Junior Botanist Adventure Kit, which leads kids on an interactive journey through the gardens, completing Adventure sheets along the way. 

For more information, visit the U.S. Botanic Gardens website.

For other children’s gardens, check out our list of six children’s gardens to visit in Maryland area.

For more summer fun, check out our 100 Days of Summer list and our daily calendar of events.