What to Know Before You Go...

Self-Guided Tours

Monday - Saturday: 9 am - 4 pm, Sunday: CLOSED

  • The gardens are open to the public.
  • You do not have to be a member to visit the gardens...Admission for Not-yet-members is $10 per person.
  • If you are a member of the garden, you and up to 4 guests are welcome to wander the grounds during our open hours.
  • Please park on Northshire RD NW, taking care not to block driveways nor both sides of the street.
  • Although we love dogs, we ask that you leave your four-legged friends at home. Service animals welcome.
  • No smoking in the gardens.

Docent-Led Tours

Dunn Gardens is open to the public for docent-led guided tours. Our regular tour season runs from April 1st - October. The Gardens are closed when special events are scheduled.

Tours last about 1.5 to 2 hours and are held on the following days:

  • Thursdays: 1 p.m.
  • Fridays: 1 p.m.
  • Select Saturdays: 10 a.m.

Please see our calendar for a list of scheduled tours and availability, and click on your preferred tour to make a reservation. Once you have reserved the tour, you will need to complete your payment.

Tour Cost: $15.00/person

Payment: Credit Card on our website, or mail cash or a check to Dunn Gardens, 13533 Northshire Road NW, Seattle, WA 98177

Tour Policies

Reservations must be made in advance. Tours often book several weeks in advance, so give yourself plenty of time when scheduling.

As the Gardens Trust office is not open every day, please allow a few days for a response to your request for reservations.

Service animals only permitted.

Group Reservation Policy

Reservations for a group of eight or more are to be made through the Dunn Gardens Office.

Email: info@dunngardens.org

Phone: (206) 362-0933

Visiting Information

Parking: Please park on Northshire RD NW and enjoy the 1 minute walk down the driveway to Ed's Cottage and the office. We encourage carpooling, taking the #28 bus, and bicycling. ADA parking is available by Ed's Cottage. The staff parking lot seldom has space available and cannot accommodate any vehicles larger than a passenger van.

Location: 13533 Northshire RD NW Seattle, WA 98177. The gardens are located approximately 6 miles north of downtown Seattle.