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Being a member means so much more than just your benefits. Help continue our legacy to deepen the connection between people and plants for generations to come. Make the most of all that the Botanical Gardens has to offer with amazing benefits like free admission year-round and exclusive discounts. 

Did you know you can purchase a membership as a gift? After selecting your membership plan, just check the box that says “This membership is a gift”

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Members must sign in to their account to receive their discounts and tickets. First time logging in? Learn how to register and log in HERE.

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Exclusive Member benefits

Unlimited access to the tropical oasis in your backyard—plus exclusive discounts, reciprocal benefits from our partners, and more.

  • Use your membership any day you wish and get free admission year-round!
  • Includes all exhibits and our permanent collections open 10am-4pm
  • Discounts on Gardens After Dark admission

  • Discounts on classes, special events, and shows like Gardens After Dark
  • 10% discount in our gift shop
  • 10% discount at the Great Plant Sale

  • One-time use guest pass(es)*
  • Members-Only annual event
  • A one-year digital subscription to Better Homes and Gardens magazine

*Guest passes vary by membership type

If you are a member of any of the organizations below, your membership to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens is discounted. It works the other way, too! If you are a member of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, your membership to any of our partner organizations below is discounted at the amount shown. Show proof of valid membership to receive the discount. Discounts can only be applied in person or over the phone.

$5 off membership

Members of the Buffalo Zoo and AAA.

10% off membership

Members of Graycliff Conservancy, Buffalo Museum of Science, Aquarium of Niagara, and Buffalo and Erie County Public Library VIPs.

(Please note that discounts cannot be stacked or combined.)

10% discount at local nurseries and garden centers, including:

Membership to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens provides access to the American Horticultural Society’s Reciprocal Admissions Program. You’ll be entitled to reciprocal benefits at gardens and arboretums across the country and Canada. Examples include:

New York State | Cornell Botanic Garden, Ithaca Children’s Garden, New York Botanical Garden, and more

Ontario | Royal Botanical Gardens, Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, and Toronto Botanical Gardens.

Other US Gardens | US Botanic Garden (DC), Harold L. Lyon Arboretum (Honolulu), Cleveland Botanical Garden, Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park (Erie, PA), and Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, plus hundreds of others.

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Membership plans

Whether you’re a party of one or more, there’s a membership plan to bring nature and joy to everyone.

Individual
Individual adult admission. Plus, a one-time-use digital guest pass per year.

1 year – $65
2 years – $117

Student/Senior (62+)
Individual student or senior citizen admission. Plus, a one-time-use digital guest pass per year. ID required.

1 year – $50
2 years – $90

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Dual Senior
Two senior citizen admissions. Plus, two one-time-use digital guest passes per year. ID required.

1 year – $79
2 years – $142

Dual Adult
Two adult admissions. Plus, two one-time-use digital guest passes per year.

1 year – $89
2 years – $160

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Family
Two adult admissions with dependent children under 18. Plus, two one-time-use digital guest passes per year.

1 year – $99
2 years – $178

Family Advantage
Three adult admissions with dependent children under 18. Plus, two one-time-use digital guest passes per year.

1 year – $120
2 years – $216

Individual Plus
One adult admission with up to four dependent children under 18. Plus, two one-time-use digital guest passes per year.

1 year – $80
2 years – $144

Grandparents
Two adult admissions with up to four grandchildren under 18. Plus, two one-time-use digital guest passes per year.

1 year – $89
2 years – $160

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Flora Friends
One adult and any two guests per visit

1 year – $150
2 years- $270

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The Botanical Gardens offers discounted group memberships for human services agencies, nursing homes, group homes and senior homes that include a number of guest passes. After passes are utilized, each additional visitor will be extended a $5 admission rate. The agency card must be presented to utilize this special pricing and required personal care attendants are always admitted free.

Service Agency – Level 1
Ten one-time use guest passes

1 year – $75

Service Agency – Level 2
Ten one-time use guest passes

1 year- $85

Service Agency – Level 3
Ten one-time use guest passes

1 year – $115

Service Agency Memberships cannot be purchased online. To purchase a Service Agency Membership please call the Membership Department at 716.827.1584 x295

Reasons to renew your membership

Continued membership creates traditions and memories with opportunities to always see something new!

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