Practical information

Opening hours

Botanic Garden Meise is open all year round.

Winter (15 October - 14 March): 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

  • last entrance 4:30 pm.

Summer (15 March - 14 October): 9:30 am – 6:30 pm

  • last entrance 5:30 pm.

We are only closed on 25 December, 1 and 2 January. We also remain closed in stormy weather or other extreme circumstances, but that is always announced on our website.


Take note

● The 'Meise Dorp' (B) entrance closes earlier than the Main Entrance (at 4:30 pm, and in the summer at 5:30 pm). After the ticket counters close, you can only exit the Botanic Garden via the Main Entrance (A).

● The 'Meise Dorp' (B) entrance closes during the lunch break (12:30 – 1:30 pm).

● The Orangery is open every day during the summer season. During the winter season, it is open in the weekend, on public holidays, and during school holidays; on other days, it is only open for groups by appointment.

● With the exception of guide dogs, visitors are not permitted to bring animals into the Botanic Garden.



Main Entrance: Nieuwelaan 38, 1860 Meise

Side Entrance Meise Village: Brusselsesteenweg 32, 1860 Meise




By bus

From Brussels-North train station, line 250 or 251, bus stop Plantentuin Meise. Plan your route here.


By train
Take the train to Brussels-North or Londerzeel. You can find up-to-date travel information here.
At Brussels-North station, take bus 250 or 251: this will take you to just in front of the Main Entrance of the Botanic Garden. On weekdays, there is a bus connection every 30 minutes. More info via

By car

Botanic Garden Meise is located along the A12 (Brussels-Antwerp). Take exit 3 Meise.
There is parking available near the grounds.


You can borrow kids wagons, wheelchairs, or walking frames for free at the Main Entrance.
The Botanic Garden shuttle train is free of charge as well. It runs every Sunday and on public holidays and during school holidays (except Christmas holidays).
Outside of these periods, the shuttle train can be booked for groups.

You can picnic in the courtyard of the Pachthof, close to the Garden Shop. There you will find tables, benches, and a drinks machine. You can also picnic on the Orangery terrace or on the lawns.

Toilets are located opposite the entrance to the Herbarium building, at the Garden Shop, at the Orangery, and in the Plant Palace. There are toilets for wheelchair users opposite the entrance to the Herbarium building and at the Garden Shop. You will find changing mats for our smallest visitors there too.

Botanic Garden Meise welcomes people with a disability. Wheelchair users can enter the Plant Palace via the southern entrance of the greenhouse complex. The Botanic Garden offers a guided tour for people with a visual impairment, with an emphasis on smelling and feeling.



You can pay with cash, Bancontact, and credit card (Visa, MasterCard) at the ticket counter, in the Garden Shop, and in the Orangery.