EARLY CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: The gardens will close at 4pm, with last admission at 3:30pm December 1-21.
HOLIDAY CLOSURES: The gardens will be CLOSED December 23-26 & January 1.
Garden Hours | Open Daily 9am – 5pm, last admittance at 4:30PM; Closed on Mondays in January & February
Advance tickets are recommended and may be purchased online. Tickets are valid one year from purchase date and cannot be used for entry into special events
General Admission | $10
New Hanover Resident (ID Required) | $5
Military (ID Required) | $5
Children (4-12) | $3
Airlie Members | Free*
*Airlie Members | At arrival present membership card or ID for entry, advanced tickets are not required for members during normal hours.
Special Hours & Closures
Closed to Public | Friday, April 14th (Private Event), Thanksgiving Day, December 23-26th, New Year’s Day, Jan. & Feb. Mondays (winter hours)
Early Closure Alerts | The Gardens will close early at 4PM (last entry 3:30PM) for the following dates: June 2nd & 16th, July 7th & 21st, Aug. 11th & 18th, Sept. 1st, Nov. 24th & 25th, Dec. 1st – 21st.Purchase Tickets Become a Member Group Tours Reciprocal Admission & Museums for All
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What to Bring: Sunscreen, Hat & Sunglasses, Refillable Water Bottle, Comfortable Shoes, Camera (see Photography Policy).
Not Permitted: Pets & Emotional Support Animals, Sporting Equipment, Drones, Balloons, Tables, Birthday PartiesVisitor Tips Download Map Calendar
Buildings, restrooms and most garden pathways are wheelchair and stroller accessible. A wheelchair is available on a first come, first served basis. There is not a fee for this service, however an ID is required for wheelchair checkout.
We offer a 7-passenger tram service 10am-4pm daily that is included with general admission. Trams cannot be reserved and are available on a first come, first served basis.Tram Schedule
Discover the rich history, horticulture and ecology with a docent-led tour. Guided tours must be reserved at least 30 days in advance of tour date. All tours require a reservation and are only offered on weekdays.Guided Tour Information
Visitors are welcome to take informal cellphone and in-the-moment photographs of the Gardens. All portrait photography and commercial shoots require a reservation and fee.
Airlie Gardens is located right off of US-17/Oleander Drive and is convenient to Interstate 40. Located at 300 Airlie Road in Wilmington, NC, the Garden is just minutes northeast of downtown Wilmington and is close to Wrightsville Beach and many other area attractions, accommodations and dining.
300 Airlie Road Wilmington, NC 28403