Sunken gardens is a botanical paradise in the midst of a bustling city.
As St. Petersburg’s oldest living museum, this 100-year-old garden is home to some of the oldest tropical plants in the region.
Unwind as you stroll through meandering paths, lush with exotic plants from around the world. Explore cascading waterfalls, beautiful demonstration gardens, more than 50,000 tropical plants, and flowers.
The Sunken Gardens are 4 acres of well-established botanical gardens. Its located in the Historic Old Northeast neighborhood of St. Petersburg.
The Gardens have existed for more than a century, and are one of the oldest roadside tourist attractions in the United States.
The Gardens are now operated by the City of St. Petersburg and maintained with the help of volunteers.
Sunken Gardens retains their historical interest as an important example of a 1930s Florida roadside commercial attraction. It is probably the oldest commercial tourist attraction on Florida’s west coast.
The Gardens are open to the public for educational programs,and special events, particularly weddings which have taken place for decades on the Wedding Lawn.
Opening hours and pricing:
Sunday: Noon – 4:30 p.m.
Gardens may be closed due to inclement weather.
- $10 Adults
- $8 Seniors (62+)
- $4 Children (2-11)