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.

See Special Events page for details:

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

Milner Christmas Magic | December dates TBD

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 Milner House, Tea Room, Plant Sales, and Pool House 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 or 250-752-8573 - menu option 5 for group admission rates.
  • Last entry to the Gardens is 30 minutes before closing.

Directions to the Gardens

 View the Event Calendar