Practical information

Opening hours

Meise Botanic Garden is open all year round.

  • Summer (15 March -14 October): 9:30 am – 6:30 pm, last entrance 5:30 pm.
  • Winter (15 October - 14 March): 9:30 am – 5:00 pm, last entrance 4:30 pm.

We are only closed on December25, and January 1 and 4. We also remain closed in stormy weather or other extreme circumstances, but that is always announced on our website.

Take note

  • The Main entrance to the Botanical Garden is currently closed. We are constructing a brand-new reception pavilion. You’re welcome at our temporary entrance, 300 m to the right of the former Main entrance.
  • The Meise-Village entrance is open. Please scan your ticket at the entrance gates. The Meise-Village cash desk is open on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and during school holidays, from 10 am to 4 pm. 
  • With the exception of guide dogs, visitors are not permitted to bring animals into the Botanic Garden.


Main entrance: Nieuwelaan 38, 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

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


You can borrow wheelchairs, or walking frames for free at the Main entrance.

The Botanic Garden shuttle train will not run until 30 June 2021. Reservations for groups are possible depending on the availability.

You can picnic in the courtyard of the former farmstead 'Pachthof', close to the Garden Shop. There you will find tables and benches. You can also picnic on the Orangery terrace (only on the 2 indicated tables with consumption required)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.

Meise Botanic Garden 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 Bancontact and creditcard (VISA en Mastercard) at the ticket counter and in the Garden Shop. You need cash for the coffee machine in the Garden Shop. 

In the Orangery you can pay with cash, Bancontact et Payconiq.


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