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 is 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.


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.

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 rest of the 2022 season and the entire 2023 open season.
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One Person - $45
Two Person - $80
Four Person - $120


Parking reservations are required on Saturdays and Sundays. Reservations are not needed on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays or after 3pm Saturday and Sunday when parking is on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are available four 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.


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

The garden will open March 29, 2023, and will be open until November 5, 2023, Wednesday through Sunday.

2023 Season Pass

Starting October 1, 2022, Chanticleers 2023 Season Pass will be available for purchase.
Purchase a 2023 Season Pass, good through November 5, 2023.

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