Habitats provide homes for all living things, from the tiniest ant to the tallest tree.
The exhibition Habitat explores the critical need for varied habitats, how interconnected and fragile they are, and what we can do to protect them.
Scavenger Hunts | Available during Garden Hours
Hunt for clues and discover plants and animals in the Garden. Come back each season for a new hunt and a chance to join our Habitat Hall of Fame!
Garden Discovery Boxes | Available during Garden Hours
Explore boxes placed throughout the Garden with fun activities.
Ask the Expert | Monday-Friday, 9 am-3 pm
Bring your gardening questions for our Horticulture Team! Feel free to ask staff as you see them working in the Garden.
Habitat was developed by Smithsonian Gardens and is made available by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.
View and bid on hundreds of items like plant containers and hanging baskets, various gift packages, outdoor living items, and so much more.
will be moved indoors with limited seating due to Friday’s weather forecast. Tickets are no longer available. We apologize for any inconvenience!
Saturday, September 30 | Garden Closed – Join us on Sunday, October 1 for our free Fall Family Festival!
September 28 | Vanderperren English Cottage Garden Closed