VIU Milner Gardens and Woodland

Hours & Admission

Summer Thursday - Sunday Openings

April 28 - September 4:  Thursday - Sunday

11:00am - 4:30pm with viewing until 5:00pm

Adult admission $12 or entry with current membership.
We welcome your visits to enjoy the woodland garden through the summer!
Plant Sales and Pool House Gift Shop open.
Camellia Tea Room opening info,... coming soon.

See Special Events page for details:

Rhododendron Bloom | April 23 - May 20 | Thursday - Sunday 11:00am - 4:30pm viewing until 5:00pm

Fairy Houses | June 9 - 12 | 11:00am - 4:30pm

Fall Thursday - Sunday Openings | September 8 - October 2 | 11:00am - 4:30pm viewing until 5:00pm

Fall Plant Sale | September 17 - 18 | 11:00am - 4:00pm

October Friday & Saturday Openings | October 7 - October 29 | 11:00am - 3:00pm viewing until 3:30pm

Seasonal Admission Rates 

 (Including Tax)

Summer Shoulder Winter
Adult $12.00 $9.00 $6.00
Youth (13-18) $7.00 $5.00 $4.00
Children (12 or under) Free Free Free
Members & VIU Students (with cards) Free Free Free

Please note:

  • No pets allowed except for certified guide dogs.
  • Admission is required to access Tea Room, Plant Sales, and Gift Shop.
  • If you are planning a visit for a school group or other group involving children, check out our Shoots with Roots program, or contact Pam Murray at 250-752-8573 Ext 3124 to discuss your options.
  • Please contact milnergardens@shaw.ca or 250-752-8573 - Option 5 for group admission rates.
  • Last entry to the Gardens is 30 minutes before closing.

Directions to the Gardens

 View the Event Calendar