Come visit us!

Texas Discovery Gardens is here to help you appreciate the beauty of native Texas plants. Purchase a ticket to one of our upcoming events!

Admission Rates and Hours!


Open daily from 10 am–5 pm. 


General admission gets you access to the gardens, butterfly house, snake and reptile shack, outdoor playscape, garden trains, ponds and pools, and the entire 7.5 acres for the entire day!

Adults (13+) $12
Seniors (65+) $10
Children (4-12 years old) $6
Military, Teachers, First Responders, Students with ID $10


Physical & Mailing Address

Calendar of Events

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Featured -

Member’s Night

2 events,

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Spring Break

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Enter Fair Park through Gate 6 at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. and Robert B Cullum Blvd. Take an immediate right once in the gate and park in Lot 6B to your right. Texas Discovery Gardens is across the street from you!

Please note: Fair Park has paid parking during park-wide events or major concerts. If you visit Texas Discovery Gardens during an event or when they are charging for parking, tell the gate attendant you are visiting TDG and they should let you through for free.

*Free parking is not available during the State Fair of Texas.



Did you know the DART Green Line takes you to Fair Park?

You can exit the Fair Park station or the Martin Luther King station to reach Texas Discovery Gardens.


Our Butterfly House is 100% wheelchair accessible. Our 7.5 acres of gardens feature wheelchair-accessible paths and ramps.

Outdoor Playscape
Sammons Butterfly


You can take as many pictures as you want. We encourage it! If you’re taking portraits (graduation, family, bridal, etc.), see our Photo Shoot policy.

Shop Our Garden

The mission of our gift shop is to provide unique high quality Texas Discovery Gardens' related products for our patrons at fair prices in order to further educate and demonstrate the interrelationship of Butterflies, Bugs and Botany. We have everything from nature themed jewelry and handbags to butterfly raising kits, educational books, and axolotl keepsakes. Check out our beautiful butterfly specimen walls and take home some wildflower seeds to attract butterflies to your home.

Garden Etiquette

Please do not pick the flowers

Pets are prohibited in the gardens with the exception of service animals

Texas Discovery Gardens is a smoke-free facility. This includes vaping and e-cigarettes.

No skateboards, hoverboards, scooters or motorized equipment allowed except for those who are mobility impaired.

Food and drink are not allowed inside the Butterfly House. Only bottled water is allowed

We have locations with picnic tables outside and we welcome you to bring a picnic or enjoy our lawns.

Fair Park

Spend the day at Fair Park; After your visit to Texas Discovery Gardens, the Children’s Aquarium, The Lagoon, and the African American Museum are only a short walk away. Or come visit us before you attend a Broadway Dallas event at the Music Hall.

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Enjoy one free admission to Texas Discovery Gardens as well as access to more than two dozen entertainment venues across DFW with Pogo Pass! Get discounted tickets using promo code DISCOVERY or visit this link.

Pogo Pass is only valid for General Admission. Pogo Pass is not valid for classes, workshops, or children's educational programs.

Program participation is subject to discontinuation at any time without prior notice.