Opening hours, address and telephone number

Open today from 10:00 until 16:30

Opening hours next week
Day Opening hours
Wed - Mon 10:00 - 16:30
Overview of opening hours
Budapestlaan 17
3584 CD Utrecht
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030 - 25 31 826

De tuinen in Utrecht
Utrecht Botanic Gardens
De Bontanische tuin in Utrecht
Enjoy the greenery at the Utrecht Botanic Gardens

The Utrecht University Botanic Gardens cover nine hectares and are overflowing with natural splendor. Discover the enormous rock garden, evolution garden, tropical greenhouses and the bird-watching hut in and around Fort Hoofddijk.

The miniature waterfall cascades gently, butterflies and other insects fly and crawl around to their heart’s content and a frog pops its head above water. Six gardens – each in their own style – are found in and around Fort Hoofddijk.

Discover the various gardens

For example, tall herbs that originate in mountain valleys are cultivated in the Rock garden. In the Discovery garden, you can see, smell, feel, taste, and even hear the plants. Follow a trail through millions of years of evolution in the Evolution garden. Visit the greenhouses with their tropical and subtropical plants, including many types of orchids, an apiary and a bird-watching hut where you can spot birds and learn all about our feathered friends. At the entrance, you can buy a great gift or enjoy a cup of coffee or lunch on the terrace.


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