Monaco Botanical Centre

87 boulevard du Jardin Exotique
98000 Monaco
The Botanical Centre in the Exotic Garden is home to rows of greenhouses containing the world’s largest collections of cacti and succulent plants - more than 10,000 altogether!

A Garden of Eden in the city: Monaco Botanical Centre

Marvel at the incredible specimens in Monaco Botanical Centre, a sanctuary for loves of nature and plants.

In a verdant garden setting, the Centre is one of the Principality’s hidden treasures, where visitors can walk among one of the world’s largest collections of cacti and rare and exotic plant species. Just a few yards from the Exotic Garden, explore the tropical greenhouses and admire the vibrantly coloured orchids and strangely-shaped bromeliads. Step into an enchanting world of luxuriant greenery, where every plant has a fascinating story to telle.

Monaco Botanical Centre is much more than just a garden. It is an internationally renowed research centre, dedicated to conserving biodiversity and endangered species. Take an interactive guided tour with the centre’s experts, and learn the secrets of botany and the work being done to protect our priceless plants.

A sanctuary for plants and flowers from around the world, Monaco Botanical Centre inspires and educates visitors of all ages, giving them the chance to reconnect with nature and see why it’s so vital for us to protect it. Immerse yourself in a green oasis of calm right here in the heart of the city, and let yourself be captivated by the marvels of the plant world.

Opening times
Admission to the Centre is free (guided tours are also free, but you will need to book in advance): 
Tuesday to Saturday, 8.30 am to 3.30 pm
Last admission at 3 pm.

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