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Visitors Information


Visitor Guidelines


• Be safe and stay home if you do not feel well or have symptoms of COVID-19.
• Masks are not required, but you are welcome to wear one.
• Chanticleer follows CDC guidance and our masking requirements may change if Delaware County has higher community transmission.

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


Hours


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

Parking reservations are required Wednesday through Sunday and are available three weeks in advance.



Price of Admission


Adults (13 years and over) - $12.00
Pre-teen children (12 years and under) - Free
Members of Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and local arboreta - $10.00
Radnor Library Cardholders - $6.00
ACCESS Cardholders - $2.00
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 2022 open season. Buy yours now .

2022 Season passes prices starting March 30:
One Person - $45
Two Person - $80
Four Person - $120

Parking


Parking reservations are required Wednesday through Sunday this spring. Reservations are not needed after 3:30pm when parking is on a first-come, first-served basis (Parking reservations are required for Friday evenings from May 6 through September 2). Reservations are available three weeks in advance.

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.

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.

Picnicking


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

Wednesday - Sunday


10am - 5pm

Parking reservations required Wednesday through Sunday.

Friday Evenings


Open until 8pm through Labor Day, parking reservations are required.
Due to limited parking, we cannot accommodate groups on Friday evenings.

Picnicking is permitted only in the picnic areas. We ask guests to carry out what they bring in.

Purchase a 2022 Season Pass

Early Saturdays in 2022


We open at 8:00am on June 4, July 2, August 6, September 3, and October 1.
Regular admission fees apply and parking reservations are required.

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.

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