April 1 - 30
Noon - 6 p.m. Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday

May 1 - August 31
Noon - 7 p.m. Monday
10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday

September 1 - 30
Noon - 6 p.m. Monday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday

October 1 - 31
Noon - 5 p.m. Monday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday

November 1 - 30
Noon - 4 p.m. Monday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday

December 2019 – February 2020   
Closed for winter maintenance.



Adults 18-64: $8
City of Seattle residents with ID: $6
Youths 6–17, Senior Adults 65+, College students with ID, & Disabled: $4
Children 0-5: FREE

On the First Thursdays of the month, admission is FREE for all visitors from 1p.m. until closing.

Admission restrictions: In order to preserve the unique nature of this garden, and ensure access for all, we do not allow picnicking, weddings, tripods, or pets. Service animals are allowed in accordance with 2010 ADA Revised Requirements.


With members-only access to the Garden during designated hours, Photographer Memberships offer unparalleled access to the Japanese Garden. During special open hours, photographers are welcome to use tripods and other photography equipment. This category of membership is $75 per person. Click here for more information about memberships.


We welcome photographers to enjoy shooting in the garden. To preserve a tranquil experience for all visitors, we only allow monopod usage during regular hours. Portrait photography and changes of outfits are not allowed. To shoot with tripods and other equipment, please consider joining as a photography member and attending exclusive shoots.


Guided tours of the Japanese Garden are available daily at 12:30p.m. April through October. Public tours are complimentary with admission. *Guided tours are occasionally cancelled due to unavailability of volunteer guides. Please check with the ticket booth on the day of to confirm by calling (206) 684- 4725. 

Wedding Policy

The Seattle Japanese Garden is not available as a venue for weddings. Other private event reservation requests can be directed to the ticket booth at (206) 684-4725 during operating hours.