Plan Your Visit

Visitor Policies

To maintain a beautiful and tranquil environment for all, please note:

  • The Garden is a smoke-free environment. Cell phone and electronic game use is not allowed.
  • Please, no food or drink in the Garden except water. There is no restaurant or cafe on site.
  • Pets are not allowed. (Trained assistance animals for visitors with disabilities are welcome.)
  • Accessibility: Disabled permit parking is available. May-September, a free shuttle bus assists visitors from the parking lot to the Admission Gate. Wheelchairs are not provided.
  • Personal, non-professional photography is allowed. Portrait photography is not allowed.
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  • Garden facilities are not available for weddings, wedding receptions, or commitment ceremonies.

Phone Number

General Information: (503) 223-1321
For specific departments, please see the contact page.

Location

The Garden is located in the west hills of Portland, Oregon, directly above the Rose Gardens in Washington Park.

Street Address:
611 SW Kingston Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

Mailing Address:
Portland Japanese Garden
P.O. Box 3847
Portland, Oregon 97208-3847

Admission

Your admission includes access to the Garden, the Garden Gift Store, and when offered, public tours and exhibitions. (Some special events are not included with admission. For more information, please see the Events Calendar.)

  • $9.50 Adult
  • $7.75 Senior (62+)
  • $7.75 College Student (w/ID)
  • $6.75 Youth (6-17)
  • Children 5 and under free

You can also purchase gift cards online which are redeemable at our Admission gate, at the Garden Gift Store, for Event Tickets, and more.

Visitor Hours

The Garden is open to visitors seven days a week year-round, closing only on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Spring/Summer Public Hours
(April 1-September 30)
Monday: noon-7pm
Tuesday-Sunday: 10am-7pm

Fall/Winter Public Hours
(October 1-March 31)
Monday: Noon-4pm
Tuesday–Sunday: 10am-4pm

Tours

Guided public tours are available April through October at 10:45am, 1pm, and 2:30pm daily, with no additional charge with paid admission and no need to book in advance for groups of less than 10.  November through March, tours are offered at 10:45am and 1pm on weekends only. Please note, the Garden is not open for a 10:45am tour on Mondays, except on certain holidays.

Public tours are generally 45 minutes to one hour, outdoors, and on foot. Visitors may join or leave the public tour at any time—no reservations necessary.

Private Group Tours

Private group tours for 10 or more paying customers may be available upon request. Click here to navigate to our tour webpage.

Free Shuttle

A free shuttle bus from our parking lot to the Admission Gate operates year-round.

Accessibility

Accessibility for visitors with disabilities is limited. Please call ahead for details: (503) 223-1321

Travel Accommodations

For Portland visitor information and hotel reservations, please visit TravelPortland.com or call toll-free 1-877-678-5263.

  • The Heathman Hotel is the preferred hotel of the Portland Japanese Garden. Visit them online or call (503) 790-7752 for more information.
  • The Portland Perks Travel Package: Exclusive rates at more than 35 Portland-area hotels. Rates include free overnight parking (avg. savings of more than $25/night downtown), the discount-packed Portland Perks coupon book and complimentary continental breakfast for two.

Further Visitor Information

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Questions? Call (503) 223-1321 or email us.