Chanticleer is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday from 10 am until 5pm. Many of our visitors' frequently asked questions in regards to general information about visiting and enjoying our garden have been listed and addressed below.
For any additional information, please feel free to visit the contact page and get in touch with us either by phone or email. We'll be more than happy to assist you in any way we can.
HoursChanticleer is open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. The garden is also open on Friday evenings until 8:00 p.m. from May through Labor Day. The 2017 season begins on
March 29th and ends on October 29th.
Price of AdmissionAdults (13 years and over) - $10.00
Pre-teen children (12 years and under) - Free
Members of Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and local arboreta - $8.00
Radnor Library Cardholders - $5.00
ACCESS Cardholders - $2.00
Garden professionals - Free
Maps of the garden are available at the Entrance Desk to help you plan your visit.
Guided tours are available by reservation.
Season PassesSeason passes are good for the entire 2017 open season:
One person - $40.00 Two persons - $70.00 Four persons - $100.00 *Note: Pre-teen children 12 and under are free.
To purchase passes:
• Click the button for your desired pass and complete your purchase with PayPal.
• Send check payable to Chanticleer to Season Passes, Chanticleer, 786 Church Road, Wayne, PA 19087
• Call 610.687.4163 with credit card information
• Buy at the Entrance Desk.
Wheelchair AccessChanticleer is wheelchair accessible. The topography through parts of the garden is steep so please discuss with our Receptionist the best way to proceed on the path before you begin your tour. We recommend that you park in a designated spot near the entrance so that the garden is easily accessible for the wheelchair. Wheelchairs are not available for rent at the garden.
Garden Etiquette• Walk only on paths and lawns.
• Leave the plants and animals as they are.
• Keep the garden smoke-free.
• Eat only at the picnic tables. On Friday evenings (May through Labor Day), we welcome you to picnic throughout the garden.
• Please carry out what you bring in and do not leave belongings unattended.
• Sports activities, pets, and loud sounds belong elsewhere.
• Please keep your children in sight.
Painting GuidelinesPainting is allowed on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays during open hours. Please leave the garden and rest rooms as you found them and respect the wishes of the gardeners and other guests. Set up on lawns or terraces and allow adequate space for movement around you. Please stay with your equipment and use care in cleaning your equipment. Please take out what you bring in.
Wednesday - Sunday
10am - 5pm
Early Openings in 2017
The garden will open at 8:00am on
May 6th, June 3rd, July 1st, August 5th,
September 2nd, and October 7th. .
News & Events
Mother's Day News
Due to anticipated large crowds, there will be no picnicking on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 14th.
The Art of Gardening
The Art of Gardening, is available at book sellers everywhere, including Amazon.
Chanticleer In the News
High praise from
The New York Times,
Chicago Tribune, Garden Design,
St. Catharines Standard, and FlipKey by Trip Advisor.