Hours, Admission & Directions

Hours and Admission

Regular admission can be purchased at the door the day of your visit. We do not do online sales for admission at this time. However, we do have special events throughout the year where advanced ticketing is required.

Advanced ticketing required for the following special events that occur during our regular open hours:

  • Opening Day (March 27th)
  • Annual Spring Plant Sale (April 24th)
  • Bourbon & Botanicals Music Series (after 4 p.m. every Thursday of July and August)
  • Annual Fall Plant Sale (Date TBD)
  • Boo Dell (October 31st)
  • Yuletide (November 26th-28th, December 3rd-5th, December 10th-12th)

For the most up to date listing for blackout dates and events or to reserve your tickets as they become available, please click here to visit our Classes and Events page.

Your visit could range in length from 45 minutes to several hours depending on which gardens and features you wish to explore.  Allow yourself ample time to complete your visit by our 4pm closing time.  Enjoy your time with us!

Hours: 2021 Spring, Summer, Fall

March 27th through December 11th

Tuesday – Saturday: 10am-4pm

Sunday: noon-4pm

Admission

Members:  Free

Adults: $9

Seniors and ages 6-17: $5

Children 5 and under & Active Military with ID: Free

Pets

Dogs are welcome to the gardens on Sundays March 27th through December 11th.

Blackout dates: Boo Dell
Hours: 2020/21 Winter Hours

December 15th-March 26th

Tuesday – Friday 10am-4pm

(Yew Dell is closed December 24th-January 4th for the holidays.)

Admission

Free

No pets

During winter hours, we currently allow only service animals to accompany visitors.

Restrooms

Restrooms are closed during winter hours.

Yew Dell is Closed on the Following Days

Kentucky Derby Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day (4th of July)

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day

Reciprocal admission benefits at botanic gardens across North America. An exclusion for gardens with a 90-mile radius of Yew Dell applies. Please click here to check the American Horticulture Society RAP page for more information.

We Reserve the Right to Close During Inclement Weather

Driving Directions

Click on the Directions tab in the map below to generate directions from your specific location to Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014.

Traveling on I-71N from Louisville, Kentucky

Take Exit 14 (Crestwood/Pewee Valley; Route 329) and turn right at the end of the ramp. Stay on the 4-lane 329 Bypass, to the second traffic light at Route 146/ LaGrange Road. Proceed under overpass and turn left onto Old LaGrange Road. Follow Old LaGrange Road for approximately half a mile to Yew Dell’s entrance on the right.

Traveling on I-71S from Cincinnati, Ohio

Take Exit 14 (Crestwood/Pewee Valley; Route 329) and turn left at the end of the ramp. Stay on the 4-lane 329 Bypass, to the second traffic light at Route 146/ La Grange Road. Proceed forward at light, go under overpass and turn left onto Old LaGrange Road. Follow Old LaGrange Road for approximately half a mile to Yew Dell’s entrance on the right.

Traveling on I-64W from Lexington, Kentucky

Take Exit 19B from I-64 to I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway). Continue on I-265 to I-71 North, Exit 35A. Take Exit 14 (Crestwood/Pewee Valley; Route 329) and turn right at the end of the ramp. Stay on the 4-lane 329 Bypass, to the second traffic light at Route 146/ LaGrange Road. Proceed forward at light, go under overpass and turn left onto Old LaGrange Road. Follow Old LaGrange Road for approximately half a mile to Yew Dell’s entrance on the right.

Traveling on I-65N from Nashville, Tennessee

Get on I-40W/I-65N. Continue on I-65N to Louisville. Take exit 125A to merge onto I-265/Gene Snyder Freeway. Take exit 30 for KY-146 toward Anchorage/Pewee Valley. Turn left onto Veterans Memorial Parkway. Turn right onto Old Lagrange Road. Follow Old LaGrange Road for approximately half a mile to Yew Dell’s entrance on the right.

Traveling on I-65S from Indianapolis, Indiana

Take I-65S toward Louisville. Take I-71N. Take Exit 14 (Crestwood/Pewee Valley; Route 329) and turn right at the end of the ramp. Stay on the 4-lane 329 Bypass, to the second traffic light at Route 146/ LaGrange Road. Proceed forward at light, go under overpass and turn left onto Old LaGrange Road. Follow Old LaGrange Road for approximately half a mile to Yew Dell’s entrance on the right.