Membership is an easy and meaningful way to impact our community, provide unparalleled opportunities for nature-focused inspiration and education, and share the joy of the Garden.

You can help the Garden flourish by becoming a member today!

Are you a Senior, Student, Educator, Garden Docent or 

Golden Gate Park Cultural Collaborative Staff member?

Click here for Senior, Student and Educator membership rates

Become a member for a little as $10/month! Details here 

Access your Membership Card on your smartphone with your digital membership card

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San Francisco Botanical Garden is a public-private partnership with the city of San Francisco; however, the funding we need to maintain the beauty and diversity of our collections as well as the array of programs, tours and events at the Garden comes from Members like you. 


In return for your generosity, we provide a variety of benefits and opportunities to connect more deeply with the Garden and one another.


Member Levels & Benefits

Avid Gardener – $70 Unlimited free admission to the Garden; invitations to special member events; discounts on programs, books and plants at San Francisco Botanical Garden and many local nurseries; free admission or discounted entry at many other gardens and more.

Family/Dual – $85  All the benefits of Avid Gardener level plus:

  • Benefits for two adults and any children under the age of 18
    • Two personalized membership cards or digital membership cards
  • Includes access to hands-on family programming throughout the year
  • Pre-sale access and discounts on Garden Camp and Garden After-School
    • Access to the Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture's Children's Circulating Collection
      • Check out more than 2,000 children's books related to botanical and horticultural topics, including natural history, zoology, agriculture, forestry, and physical science

Garden Lover – $150  All the benefits of Family/Dual level plus:

  • Two Guest Passes
    • These one-time-use passes may be given to friends and family to attend special member events and for general admission to the Garden

Garden Steward – $275  All the benefits of Garden Lover level plus:

  • Two Additional Guest Passes (4 total)

Garden Conservator – $550  All the benefits of Garden Steward level plus:

  • Two Additional Guest Passes (6 total)

We offer discounted memberships to Seniors, Educators, Students, SFBG Docents, and Golden Gate Park Cultural Collaborative Staff.

Monthly Membership

Prefer to make monthly or quarterly donations? Recurring donors receive membership benefits with donations starting at $10/month. 

Strybing Circle

Strybing Circle donors provide leadership and vital support for a world-class botanical garden, and help to expand people’s understanding and appreciation of the natural world.


Your participation offers opportunities to learn about the Garden’s vast collections and meet others who share your passion for nature and the environment.


San Francisco Botanical Garden Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, tax ID 94-6050168. All contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by the law.

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