Visitors Information

Chanticleer is committed to providing a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment for the public and is an equal opportunity employer.


Chanticleer is open 10am to 5pm Wednesday through Sunday, and until 8pm on Fridays May through Labor Day. In 2024 the garden opens at 8am on the first Saturday of each month: Saturdays April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, October 5, and November 2.


Parking reservations will be required in 2024 and will be available starting March 1, 2024. Parking is limited at Chanticleer. Using parking reservations allows us to manage the flow of visitor arrivals to the garden.

Guests arriving by personal vehicle must make a free parking reservation. We welcome drop-offs, rideshares, and guests arriving by bicycle. There is no parking in the surrounding neighborhood and walking on Church Road is unsafe.

Reserved handicapped parking is available near the entrance. Guests may drop off passengers at the entrance using the traffic circle as you enter the parking area. We encourage guests to carpool and arrive early. Please be aware of the Chanticleer staff members directing traffic.

Price of Admission

Adults (13 years and over) - $15.00
Pre-teen children (12 years and under) - Free
Members of Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and local arboreta - $12.00
Radnor Library Cardholders - $8.00
ACCESS Cardholders - $2.00 (Cardholders can bring up to three guests totaling four people at $2 a person)
Museums for All Cardholders - $2.00 (Cardholders can bring up to three guests totaling four people at $2 a person)
Garden professionals - Free

Purchase a gift pass for garden admission here.

Maps of the garden are available at the Entrance Desk to help you plan your visit.

Season Passes

Season passes are good for the entire 2024 open season, March 27 - November 3.
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One Person - $45
Two Person - $80
Four Person - $120

Wheelchair Access

Chanticleer 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. Please do not feed the fish.
• Keep the garden smoke-free.
• 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.
• Professional and commercial photography is not permitted.


Chanticleer welcomes picnicking in our four picnic areas located within the garden. We ask guests carry out what they bring in and not leave picnic items unattended. Picnic areas are first come, first serve, and cannot be reserved. Our visitor services staff can direct you to a picnic area when you arrive.

Painting Guidelines

Painting is allowed from 10am to 5pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. 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.

Opening Times

Closed for the Season

Opening Day is March 27, 2024,
and the garden will be open Wednesday to Sunday, through November 3.

Parking reservations for the
regular season will be available starting March 1, 2024.

2024 Season Pass

Purchase a 2024 Season Pass, good through November 3, 2024.

News & Events

Employment Opportunity

Chanticleer is looking for a new Horticulture Manager.
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Workshops at Chanticleer

Chanticleer hosts many workshops at the garden. View the list here.

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