Reykjavik Botanic Garden

The Botanic Garden is an outdoor collection of living plants. It was founded in 1961 and is managed by the city of Reykjavík.  

The gardens main role is to conserve plants for education, research and delight. It conserves some 5000 plants species in eight plant collections. The collections give an idea of the enormous diversity of vegetation in the northern temperate zone.  

In summer there is a variety of events in the Botanic Garden and group receptions are available throughout the year.  

Café Flora is open in the display greenhouse from May to the end of September and at Advent weekends in December. The Café is popular and well known for its delicious treats with ingredients grown in the garden and served in beautiful surroundings.


Opening hours Week days:
Saturdays: Sundays:
May 1st – September 30th:
10:00-22:00 10:00-22:00 10:00-22:00
October 1st – April 30th:
10:00-15:00 10:00-15:00 10:00-15:00
Café Flora is open in the display green house from May 1st – September 30th and at weekends in December. The display greenhouse is closed Dec. 24th, 25th, 26th and 31st and January 1st.

Laugardalur 104 Reykjavík


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Open all year round.



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