Visitor Information

The New Hanover County Arboretum is located at 6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403                                                                   

No Admission Fee: Free to the public. Except for ticketed events.

Gardens are open each day 7am to dusk except for special events. Garden Closings will be listed on our home page under ‘What’s New’

Main Office: (910) 798-7660  Monday through – Friday 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.                                                                                                      

Plant Clinic: (910) 798-7660 Monday through Friday 10am – 4pm                                

Gift Shop: (910) 798-7650 Monday through Friday 10am – 4pm

Small groups are welcome for short visits or field trips, at no charge, but please call ahead to register and check the availability of the gardens.

To view a printable map of the Arboretum please click here.  This map is available on the grounds of the Arboretum and also in the Cooperative Extension Office at the Arboretum.

Professional Photographers Due to activities and planned events in the gardens, please contact the office at 910 798-7660  to ensure availability of the gardens for photo shoots.