Find yourself at Gamble Garden

There are so many ways to enjoy Gamble Garden—from the big moments to the small. It’s a place to share a first kiss – as well as the first kiss of married life. Children see the magic of growing plants, and would-be gardeners of all stripes learn from our Master Gardeners and horticultural reference library. Plan a visit with the whole family, or just take your lunch break in the Garden to get back a few moments of the day.

When visiting, please abide by our visitor policies. Click here to view.
All unvaccinated visitors are required to wear masks. To view the current COVID-19 guidelines from the City of Palo Alto and Santa Clara County, please click here.

To view a self-guided tour and map of Gamble Garden, click here.
To learn more about our famous Camellias, click here.
To learn more about our Watershed Garden, click here.

Admission is FREE everyday
  • Garden Hours
    Open every day during daylight hours.
    Garden is disabled accessible.

    Please note, we are closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays mornings 8 am - 12 pm so our volunteers can safely work.
  • Home, library and office hours
    The home and library are currently closed to the public.
  • Guidelines for Photographers and Artists
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Upcoming Events

Learn, laugh and grow! There's always something new and exciting. Check out the upcoming events.
Classes & Events
Docent Tours

Learn about the past, present, and future of Gamble Garden from an expert. Guided tours of the buildings and gardens include historical and horticultural information. Available Monday through Friday for groups of 8 to 50 at $10 per person; a minimum charge of $80.00.

Please contact the office, 650-329-1356 or We kindly request four weeks in advance to schedule docent(s) for your group.

Please click here to download our Guidelines for Docent-led Tours at Gamble Garden.

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