GARDEN ETIQUETTE & RULES

When visiting us, please bear in mind that the Botanic Garden is private property of the Ruhr-University Bochum. It first and foremost serves research and education. Therefore, visitors have to abide by the following rules:

P.S.: You can download our Garden Etiquette & Rules here as a PDF.


1) Vistors enter the Botanic Garden at their own risk
2) Do not leave the paths, no stepping into beds or seemingly empty areas
3) No picking or collecting of plants, flowers, fruits or mushrooms
4) Dogs only outdoors and on a short lead - no dogs inside the display glasshouses
5) Children unter 12 must be accompanied by an adult - no climbing! The garden ponds pose a risk of drowning
6) Bicycles must be pushed - no e-scooters, skateboards etc.
7) No private events (e.g. weddings, birthday parties) without permission
8) No BBQs
9) No alcohol, no drugs
10) No ball games
11) No drones
12) No commercial activities without permission
13) Professional photography and filming only with permission (see "Photography & Filming")
14) No displaying of posters or distribution of flyers without permission
15) Instructions by garden staff must be followe
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A summertime view of the Great Glasshouses

POSTAL ADDRESS

Ruhr-University Bochum
Botanic Garden
Universitätsstraße 150
D-44801 Bochum
GERMANY

ADDRESS FOR SATNAVS

"Universitätsstraße 160" or
GPS-COORDINATES 51.444761, 7.269031

CONTACT

phone: +49 (234)-32 -23098
E-Mail

OPENING TIMES

Summer
April 01 - October 31

Outdoor: Mon-Sun 9:00 - 18:00 h

Winter
November 01 - March 31

Outdoor: Mon-Sun 9:00 - 16:00 h

PLEASE NOTE: The Glasshouses remain closed due to Corona.

Closed on December 24 and 31 as well as during storms and icy conditions

  • Admission free
  • No bicycles, e-scooters and drones
  • Dogs are allowed outdoors but only on the lead