Covering an area of 21.2 hectares (52.4 acres), the Botanical Garden München in the suburb of Nymphenburg is one of the most important botanical gardens in the world and is visited by over 350,000 visitors a year. It is home to approximately 19,600 species and subspecies. Visitors have access to approx. 4,500 m² of the glasshouse complex.
The Botanical Garden is also used for scientific research, for example for phenological studies (studies of the flowering and fruiting times of plants), which also include plants at the Alpine Garden on the Schachen (1,860 m). The Botanical Garden is also a place for the training or further education of gardeners. Last but not least it provides a refuge for birds, and insects.
Entrance Prices: 5 €, Children under 12 Years are Free
Main entrance, Menzinger Street 65, 80638 München
Direct Tram Connection:
STR 17 From Hauptbahnhof Nord München to Botanischer Garten München / Travel Time 19 Minutes
Food and Drinks: Botanical garden in Munich has a small souvenir shop where you can buy small refreshements, water, ice cream. About 10 minutes walking from the main entrance there is a proper sit down beer garden outdoor and indoor area where you can explore authentic German Kitchen and Beer.
*make sure you do carry cash / euros on you as there is no paying buy card option in The Botanical Garden at the moment (this might be changed in a near future)
A wide path leads from the main entrance to the glasshouse complex and the ornamental courtyard. In spring, the lawns to the left come to life with a multitude of colourful tulips. During summer, the area is home to various sclerophyllous plants from Mediterranean climate regions. There is a path leading off between the lawns to the “Winterhalle”, where special themed exhibitions take place regularly during the summer months.