Visitors Information

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

Chanticleer is happy to be open for our 28th season. All guests arriving by personal vehicle must make a free parking reservation for the day and time of their visit. Please note, we accept drop-offs, ride share services, and guests arriving by bicycle. There is no parking in the surrounding neighborhood, and walking on Church Road is unsafe.

Parking reservations are required and are available two weeks in advance of your visit.

Purchase individual tickets and 2021 Season Passes online here, or when you arrive.

Before you visit

• Free parking reservations are required for all visitors, including 2021 Season Pass holders, and must be reserved online in advance. We will start taking reservation March 16, 2021.
• Painting in the garden is permitted on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
• Rest rooms are open.
• Seating and furniture should be used with caution as we are unable to sanitize them between each use.
• The historic Chanticleer House is closed.

Visitor Guidelines

• Please stay home if you do not feel well or have symptoms of COVID-19.
• Be safe. If not fully vaccinated, please maintain a 6-foot distance from other guests.
• Unless you are fully vaccinated, please wear a mask or face covering in the rest rooms and when you are near other people.


Chanticleer is open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, and 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 and are available two 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 2021 season pass.


Our parking lot will reach capacity at peak visitation times. We encourage guests to carpool and arrive early. When you arrive at peak times, please note the Chanticleer staff members directing traffic on peak visitation days.

If you are planning to visit Chanticleer during a peak visitation time, consider taking a hired car (Taxi, Lyft, or Uber), riding a bike, or walking to ensure that you are able to access the garden without having to park your car. Our peak visitation times are weekends between 11:00am and 3:00pm, although these are subject to good or bad weather.

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.

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.
• 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.
• 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

Friday Evenings

Open until 8pm through Labor Day.

Parking reservations are required and are available two weeks in advance of your visit.

Early Saturdays in 2021

Chanticleer will open at 8:00am on June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4,
and October 2.
Regular admission fees apply and parking reservations are required.

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