Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008 - United States
Desert Botanical Garden is a living museum with more than 50,000 plants from around the world. For nearly 80 years, Desert Botanical Garden has been teaching and inspiring visitors from the local community and around the world, providing research, exhibits and more, designed to help us understand, protect and preserve the desert’s natural beauty. Everything the Garden reflects this passion for connecting our community with the beauty and wonder of desert plants.
Discover the tranquil vibrancy of desert plants nestled amid the red rocks of the Papago Buttes. Visitors can stroll through five thematic trails to explore the fascinating beauty of the Sonoran Desert, from towering cacti and alluring succulents to brilliant wildflowers and lush trees. Scroll through the Garden’s calendar so not to miss festive events and dazzling exhibitions. Delve deeper to learn about desert landscaping, nature art, cooking and wellness and more through the Garden’s various adult and children’s classes.
Participation in Museum Day is open to any tax-exempt or governmental museum or cultural venue on a voluntary basis. Smithsonian magazine encourages museum visitation, but is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of the participating museums and cultural venues, and does not subsidize museums that participate.