The Quad City Botanical Center is expanding services in alignment with the phase four guidelines set by the State of Illinois with COVID-19 protection protocols in place.

All guests are REQUIRED to wear a mask inside the building and highly ENCOURAGED to wear a mask outdoors.

Online ticket purchases are ENCOURAGED to reduce close contact with guest services staff. Payment upon admission is accepted, members receive free admission.

The gardens, including indoor and outdoor areas, have a restricted capacity of 100 guests who must practice social distancing.

The building is open to visitors, including the Sun Garden and The Garden Store. Guests can view the Train Garden through the fence.

The Children’s Garden remains closed along with outdoor buildings and the outdoor events canopy.

Events can be booked in the indoor banquet halls with groups of 50 or less. Bookings for strictly outdoor events while the gardens are closed to the public are accepted for groups of 100 or less.

Educational programs have resumed and crafts and snacks will be provided as take home items.


Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 11am – 5pm

Saturday, July 4, 11 am – 2 pm


FREE for Members
$7.00 Adults (16+)
$4.00 Youth (ages 2-15)
FREE for Toddlers (under 2)

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