Closure notice

NOTICE: The Conservatory will close at 2 pm for an official government function on Tuesday, May 5. The Conservatory and the National Garden will be closed on Wednesday, May 6, for an official government function, reopening at 10 am on Thursday, May 7.

USBG will close at 2pm on Tuesday, May 5 and will be closed on Wednesday, May 6
Close-up photo of white orchid flower
Cherry blossoms in the Conservatory
Display of dried prairie plants with attached roots.
Early cherry tree in bloom in front of the USBG Conservatory Terrace
New leaves and sporophylls of a female cycad (Cycas)
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