Visitors Information

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

Parking reservations are required on Saturdays and Sundays, and are not required on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Reservations are available four weeks in advance. Guests arriving by personal vehicle Saturday or Sunday 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.

Purchase individual tickets and 2022 Season Passes online here, or when you arrive.

Before you visit

• Free parking reservations are required for all visitors, including Season Pass holders, on Saturdays and Sundays. Parking on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays is available without a reservation on a first-come, first-served basis.
• Water fountains and bottle filling stations are available.
• Picnicking in the garden is permitted. Please carry out what you bring in and do not leave items unattended.
• Painting in the garden is permitted on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

Visitor Guidelines

• Be safe. Please stay home if you do not feel well or have symptoms of COVID-19.
• Please bring a mask or face covering and wear it when indoors.


Chanticleer is open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, and until 8:00 p.m. on Fridays May through Labor Day. The garden opens at 8:00 a.m. on the following Saturdays April 3, May 1, June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4, and October 2.

Parking reservations are required on Saturdays and Sundays (not on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays) and are available four weeks in advance of your visit.

Price of Admission

Adults (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.

Season Passes

Purchase a 2022 season pass.


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.

On fair weather days not requiring parking reservations (Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays), our parking lot may reach capacity at peak visitation times, usually between 11:00am and 2:00pm We encourage guests to carpool and arrive early. Please be aware of the Chanticleer staff members directing traffic.

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.

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

Wednesday - Sunday

10am - 5pm

Parking reservations required on Saturdays and Sundays.

End of Season

We are open until Sunday, October 31, 2021 and reopen Wednesday, March 30, 2022.
Purchase a 2022 season pass and use it for the remainder of the 2021 season

House and Garden Tours

Held every Friday and Saturday at 11am.
Learn more and register here.

Garden Highlights Tour

Held every Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm.
Learn more and register here.

News & Events

Chanticleer Lecture

A Garden for All Seasons: Marjorie Merriweather Posts Hillwood
with Kate Markert
Join us via Zoom on November 14th at 3pm.
Register Here

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