logo spelling Sunken Gardens with flamingo illustration in between the two words
logo spelling Sunken Gardens with flamingo illustration in between the two words


NOTICE: Due to the overwhelming support from our members and volume of attendance at special events, new memberships may not be processed or redeemed on special event days.

Support the Gardens

Residents can deepen their roots with Sunken Gardens by becoming a member. Sunken Gardens members receive unlimited annual admission to Sunken Gardens, giving them year-round access to this unique tropical garden experience.

Member Benefits

Members of Sunken Gardens enjoy valuable "members only" benefits and help support new educational opportunities, children's programs, special events, and plant collections.
  • Unlimited free admission for one year during regular hours
  • 10% discount in the gift shop (on regular-priced items)
  • Free admission and shop discounts at over 200 reciprocal gardens, arboreta, and conservatories across the United States, Caribbean, and Canada. For a complete list of reciprocal gardens, visit ahsgardening.org.rap.
  • Discounts and priority registration for specified workshops
  • Access to horticultural resources
  • Discounts at local attractions

Current Local Reciprocal OFferings

  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium and the Florida Aquarium half off for 2024
  • Tampa Bay Watch (Discovery Center at the St. Pete Pier) free admission for 2024
  • Museum of Science and Industry free admission (March/April/October 2024)
  • Great Explorations free admission for the month of May 2024
  • Selby Gardens free admission for the month of June 2024
  • Imagine Museum free admission for the month of November 2024

Membership Rates

  • Individual Membership: $50
  • Family Membership: $100 (Includes 2 household family member cardholders with valid ID and children aged 17 and younger. Family Membership holders receive all "members only" benefits listed above.)

Become a Member

Purchase a Sunken Gardens membership by visiting the admissions desk in our lobby. The process takes approximately 15 minutes and will require your photo to be taken by a Sunken Gardens staff member.
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Photo Credit: City of St. Petersburg & Julia Calvert
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