United States Botanic Garden
100 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024 - United States
The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is one of the oldest botanic gardens in North America and informs visitors about the importance, value and diversity of plants, as well as their aesthetic, cultural, economic, therapeutic and ecological significance. With more than a million visitors annually, the USBG strives to demonstrate and promote sustainable practices. The Garden is a living plant museum accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
From roses to orchids, the rainforest to the Mid-Atlantic, rare and endangered plants to the latest in home gardens, you will find a world of plants and environments in our permanent exhibits and gardens. Any time of year, you’ll see something beautiful in bloom at the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory, the National Garden, and Bartholdi Park.
The indoor gardens and galleries of our Conservatory, with the jungle, desert, and primeval paradise, offer the perfect foil to a winter day or harried schedule. The resplendent diversity of form, color, fruit, and fragrance reminds us that plants make our lives possible and enjoyable.
Outdoors, our National Garden offers the finest of Mid-Atlantic plants, a Rose Garden, a Butterfly Garden, and more. Bartholdi Park's renovation demonstrates a variety of approaches to sustainable landscaping and features the historic Fountain of Light and Water by Auguste Bartholdi, creator of the Statue of Liberty.
Join us for a free guided tour of the Conservatory at 2:00 p.m.
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