Advance tickets are required for garden admission.
Winter Hours: Open Tuesday – Sunday (Closed Mondays) | 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Closed Mondays (January & February), New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
Gift Shop Hours | 9:00AM – 4:30PM
Admission includes parking, access to the grounds during regular garden hours and seasonal exhibits (Art Exhibit, Native Wildlife Exhibit, and Butterfly House). Tickets are valid one year from purchase date and cannot be used for entry into special events.
General Admission | $9
New Hanover Resident (ID Required) | $5
Military (ID Required) | $5
Children (Age 4-12) | $3
Airlie Members (Membership Card Required) | Free
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What to Bring: Sunscreen, Hat & Sunglasses, Refillable Water Bottle, Comfortable Shoes, Camera (see Photography Policy) and Face Covering
Leave at Home: Pets & Emotional Support Animals, Sporting EquipmentVisitor Tips Download Map Calendar
Wheelchair checkout is currently unavailable.
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.
Tram Service has been temporarily suspended.
We offer a 7-passenger tram service that is included with general admission. Trams cannot be reserved and are operated on a first come, first served basis.
Guided Tours have been temporarily suspended.
Discover the rich history, horticulture and ecology with a docent-led tour. We recommend contacting us at least two weeks in advance to coordinate your reservation. All tours require a reservation and are only offered on weekdays.
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