How to Visit Dunn Gardens

Self-Guided Tours

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

Members and up to four guests are welcome to wander the grounds Monday through Saturday between 9 am and 4 pm.

Admission for Not-yet-members is $10 per person.

Please park on Northshire Dr 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.

Docent-Led Tours

Dunn Gardens is open to the public for docent-led guided tours. Our regular tour schedule runs from April 1st through July, and from September 1st through October. The Gardens are closed in August and 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.

Admission: $10.00

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.


Phone: (206) 362-0933

Visiting Information

Parking: Please park on Northshire Avenue 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: The gardens are located approximately 6 miles north of downtown Seattle.