Discover botanical diversity

With an area of 21.2 hectares and over 350,000 visitors a year, the Botanical Garden Munich-Nymphenburg is one of the most important botanical gardens in the world. 16,240 species and subspecies are cultivated here.

South Entrance

Access via the south entrance is only possible with regular day passes and annual passes. Reduced tickets and free admission are available at the main entrance on presentation of valid proof.

Flora and fauna

The Botanical Garden provides habitat and food for numerous bird and insect species. Wild bees in particular are the focus of numerous scientific projects. Plants benefit from pollination, seed dispersal and natural pest control by predators.


In the greenhouses - over 4,500 m² - visitors can embark on a botanical journey to humid tropical regions, cool tropical mountain forests or hot deserts.

Outdoor areas

In the outdoor areas, the Arboretum and the Fern Ravine invite visitors to stroll through a park-like scenery. The Systematic Section provides insights into the relationships of the plant world, while in the neighboring Crop Garden the spectrum ranges from food plants to medicinal plants. The Alpinum houses one of the most species-rich mountain plant collections in Central Europe. The Schmuckhof provides inspiration for designing your own garden.

Alpine garden at Schachen

For more than 100 years, the Munich-Nymphenburg Botanical Garden has been in charge of an satellite station in the Wetterstein massif: the Alpine Garden on the Schachen. The location at an altitude of 1,860 m asl enables the cultivation of over 1,000 plant species from a wide range of high mountains, from the local Alps to the distant Himalayas.

Botanical Garden Munich-Nymphenburg

In the Munich-Nymphenburg Botanical Garden, with an area of 21.2 hectares, around 16,240 species and subspecies are cultivated. Together with the satellite station, the Alpine Garden on the Schachen (1,860 m asl), the Botanic Garden is involved in national and international research projects to which it provides important material and observation data. Its task is to collect, study, cultivate and exhibit wild and cultivated plants from all over the world and thus from different climatic regions according to scientific criteria.


Opening hours & entrances


The garden is open daily, except on December 24 and 31. [...]

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Entrance fees & discounts


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FAQ | Frequently asked questions


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„undergrowth“ – Reiner Heidorn

17.05.2024 - 07.07.2024 - Exhibition
Botanischer Garten München-Nymphenburg

“With my pictures I want to to convey a sense of calm, a psychological recovery andand at the [...]

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miro modo

11.05.2024 - 06.10.2024 - Exhibition
Botanischer Garten München-Nymphenburg

Installation by Evalie Wagner The miro modo installation plays with perception, casting fleeting ref [...]

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“secret garden” – by Clemens Büntig

05.07.2024 - 15.09.2024 - Exhibition
Botanischer Garten München-Nymphenburg

Experimentelle Drucke von Clemens Büntig [...]

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Facts and figures

Facts and figures


16,240 plant species and subspecies

21.2 hectares area

18 hectares of publicly accessible area

5.000 m2 greenhouse area

16 subsections

Ornamental yard records


63,500 flower bulbs and plants,

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35,000 tulips, daffodils and hyacinths

The inventory database for the Garden’s living collection includes:


33,878 genetic individuals

16,240 species and subspecies

3,269 genera

3,247 cultivars

341 families