Botanical and plants garden

5, place Blot
Phone : +33 (0)2 31 30 48 38
Fax : +33 (0)2 31 30 48 31
Mail :

The cradle of botany in Caen (over 3 centuries of history), it is a real museum of plants with fl ora from Normandy, medicinal herbs, rockeries, greenhouses of exotic plants and a whole array of horticultural plants.
Selective horticultural event.

  • Open all year round from 8am, except Saturday and Sunday at 10am.
  • The exotic greenhouse is open from 13h to 17h daily.
  • Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
  • Rates : free, unaccompanied visit
  • Guided tours by appointment (minimum of 8 pers)



Closing time :

From 1st of september to 31st of october, closing at 6.30pm
From 1st of november to 28th of february, closing at 5.30pm
From 1st of march to 31 of march, closing at 6.30pm
From 1st of april to 31st of august, closing at 8.00pm