Hardin Visitor Center
The Garden's admissions facility includes the Garden Gift Shop and Turner Broadcasting System Garden Theater as well as conference rooms – both available for private rentals – and several administrative offices. Three green roofs cover one-half of the center, absorbing rainfall and providing sound and thermal insulation. The facility, designed by Jova/Daniels/Busby, was awarded Gold LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council for its sustainable design and construction.
Guests often stop to study the ever-fascinating Nepenthes Chandelier, a work by glass artist Dale Chihuly inspired by the Garden's renowned collection of carnivorous pitcher plants.
Be sure to stop by the Turner Theater for a six-minute welcome video that introduces the Garden's many display areas and events.
Look up on your way through the Hardin Visitor Center. A one-of-a-kind creation by Dale Chihuly makes for a colorful start to a day in the Garden.
Hardin Visitor Center and Conference Room
Host your next to-do in the Garden’s welcoming visitor center, or consider the upstairs conference room for your next big meeting.