Boerner Botanical Gardens

9400 Boerner Drive
Hales Corners, WI 53130

Milwaukee County Park at Boerner
(414) 525-5601  - front desk

(414) 525-5600  - information line

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens
(414) 525-5653

Zilli Hospitality Group
(414) 525-5635

UW Extension Horticulture Center
(414) 525-5638


  Admission
April 22 - Mid-October
Daily 8:00am - 6:00pm

Adults (ages 18 and up)

$5.00

Milwaukee County Seniors
(ages 60 and up)

$4.00

Disability (any age)

$4.00

Student (with ID)

$4.00

Junior (ages 6-17)

$3.00

     
 
  Garden Hours
April 22 - Mid-October Daily 8:00am - Sunset
October, early November
& early April
Weather Permitting:
Call Ahead
(414) 525-5600
late November to early April Closed
     
 
  Education & Visitor
Center Hours
April 22 - Mid-October Daily 8:00am - 6:00pm
Mid-October – Mid-April

Monday – Friday:

9:00 am – 4:00 pm


Saturday: Closed
(open as needed for

classes and special events)


Sunday: Closed

(open as needed for

classes and special events)

     
 
  Accessibility
  The Education & Visitor Center and most of the grounds are ADA-compliant. Handicapped parking spaces are available in the parking lot. Wheelchairs are available.
   
  Directions

 

From Downtown Milwaukee and the Northeast
(Sheboygan, Green Bay)

  • Take I-43 to 894 West
  • Exit at Forest Home – Exit 5A
  • Turn left onto South 92nd Street (signage will direct you)
  • Continue to intersection of 92nd and Grange (4-way stop sign)
  • Continue on 92nd Street through Grange intersection (signage will direct you)
  • Continue to the entrance of Root River Parkway (at College Avenue)
  • Turn right onto College Avenue (into the Parkway)
  • Turn right at the stop sign then turn right at the entrance to the Gardens


From the South (Racine, Kenosha, Chicago)

  • Take I-94 to Exit 320 (West Rawson Avenue/Hwy. BB)
  • Turn left (west) onto West Rawson Avenue and proceed to South 92nd Street (about 5 miles)
  • Turn right onto South 92nd Street and follow signs to the Gardens (about 1 mile)
  • Turn left onto College Avenue (into the Parkway)
  • Turn right at the first stop sign then turn right at the entrance to the Gardens and proceed up the hill


From the Southwest (Beloit, Rockford)

  • Take I-43 toward Milwaukee
  • Take the Layton Avenue exit, Exit 59, on the LEFT toward WI-100
  • Stay straight to go onto West Layton Avenue
  • Turn right onto South 108th Street/WI Hwy. 100 South (Walgreens on diagonal corner)
  • Go through the intersection of Hwy. 100 and Forest Home (McDonalds on left)
  • Proceed to College Avenue and turn left (go through residential area then into the park)
  • Turn left at the first stop sign then turn right at the entrance to the Gardens and proceed up the hill


From the West (Waukesha, Madison, Minneapolis)

  • Take I-94 to 894/45 South
  • Take the WI Hwy. 100 exit, Exit 60, on the LEFT
  • Stay right and merge onto South 108th Street (Hwy. 100) heading South
  • Go through the intersection of Hwy. 100 and Forest Home (McDonalds on left)
  • Proceed to College Avenue and turn left (go through residential area then into the park)
  • Turn left at the first stop sign then turn right at the entrance to the Gardens and proceed up the hill


From the Northwest (Fond du Lac)

  • Take Hwy. 41 South (becomes Hwy. 45 in Milwaukee County) to 894/45 South
  • Take the WI Hwy. 100 exit, Exit 60, on the LEFT
  • Stay right and merge onto South 108th Street (Hwy. 100) going South
  • Go through the intersection of Hwy. 100 and Forest Home (McDonalds on left)
  • Proceed to College Avenue and turn left (go through residential area then into the park)
  • Turn left at the first stop sign then turn right at the entrance to the Gardens and proceed up the hill



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