$22 for an Individual Membership or $32 for a Family Membership at UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

University of California Berkeley

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In a Nutshell

  • One of North America's most diverse plant collections
  • Above the scenic Berkeley campus
  • Only botanical garden with a view of Golden Gate Bridge
  • Large collection of California native plants

The Fine Print

Expires May 1st, 2011. Limit 1/person, may buy multiple as gifts. Valid only for opt. purchased. Must activ. membership by 05/01/11, membership expires 1 year from activ. date. Family membership valid for 2 adults and 4 children. New members only. Not valid for renewals. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Without plants, there would be no oxygen and nothing to prevent bunnies from discovering that humans taste delicious. Gaze upon these leporine safety valves with today's Groupon for membership to the University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley. Choose between two options:

  • For $22, you get an individual membership (a $45 value).
  • For $32, you get a family membership (a $65 value).

Founded in 1890, the UC Botanical Garden provides photosynthetic space, CO2, and public adoration to more than 13,000 types of plants on 34 acres of property in UC Berkeley's Strawberry Canyon. The garden features plants from all over the world that are carefully separated by place of origin. Greenhouses ensure plant-viewing opportunities during inclement weather or falling skies, and they keep plants that are climatically unsuited to the Bay Area happy year-round. Free tours of the garden are offered every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

Benefits of membership are legion, including unlimited free admission, access to members-only events, discounts on garden classes, a 10% discount at the botanical garden's stores, and reciprocal privileges at nearly 200 gardens, conservatories, and arboretums across the nation.

Reviews

The San Francisco Chronicle mentioned the University of California Botanical Gardens at Berkeley in its feature on the UC Berkeley campus, and Hello San Francisco also featured the gardens. More than 90 Yelpers give the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens an average of 4.5 stars, and more than 1,900 Facebookers are fans.

UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley’s first plants sprouted in a modestly sized garden on campus in the 1870s, and in the 1890s, the plot became an official garden dedicated to hosting a living collection of native plants. Since then, the nonprofit garden has expanded to 34 acres in Strawberry Canyon and planted more than 13,000 different types of plants from around the world, including endangered cacti, redwoods, and a significant collection of native Californian plants. Given the garden’s vastness, its informative tours and programs offer a handy alternative to exploring alone.


Tips

98% of 89 customers

  • “Bring a jogging stroller if you have kids :)”

  • “One of the great treasures of the east bay which now I can drop in and enjoy. With a regular $10 entrance fee I couldn't just drop in ... so excited ...it's like...”

    “One of the great treasures of the east bay which now I can drop in and enjoy. With a regular $10 entrance fee I couldn't just drop in ... so excited ...it's like paradise. mgm”

  • “It is an excellent garden which is always a joy to visit”

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