Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens

Hours Of Operation

8am - 10pm, daily


Acadia University, Wolfville, Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley


T: 902-585-5242

E: kcirvingcentre@acadiau.ca


The Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens on the campus of Acadia University have provided a stimulating natural environment for the study and viewing of native flora of the Acadian Forest Region since September 2002; a place for the fusion of science and nature. Occupying more than 6 acres, the Botanical Gardens feature the plants of nine habitats of this Region, along with a formal Walled Garden and classic Herbaceous Bank. Other features include Experimental Gardens, a  brook, carved sandstone lily pools, a quiet stone wall, and a pleached hedge set adjacent to the restrained Georgian classicism of the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre architecture.

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Facilities / Services

Bus tours
Gift shop
Picnic tables
Public washroom
Limited accessibility
Childrens activities

Detailed Information

Admission: Free for everyone