Timed tickets are general admission ticket with a specific date and entry time. Entry times begin every half hour. With a timed ticket, a limited number of guests enter during each hour for shorter lines and a better guest experience. Timed tickets apply to entry times only and you may stay until closing. Both Members and Public are required to reserve timed tickets online to visit. No tickets will be available on-site.
Members and Guest Pass holders are required to reserve timed tickets online to visit. Passes must be presented or scanned upon arrival. Please have your guest passes ready at entry.
As a member of the Families First Discovery Pass program, GFS offers rich arts and horticulture experiences to low-income families and individuals across the state of New Jersey.
New Jersey State Council on the Arts and the New Jersey Historical Commission, DHS, and DOH facilitate access to arts and history organizations participating in the program directly to the 450,000 cardholders and program participants, highlighting our shared commitment to serving all New Jersey residents.
Residents who receive benefits through SNAP, WFNJ, Child Care Subsidy and/or WIC are eligible for free or deeply discounted cultural programs throughout the state of New Jersey. Please present your card at check-in.
Tickets are available to reserve on a two-week basis. Days with favorable weather may sell out quickly and we recommend reserving at least a few days in advance. Please plan accordingly for the weather when purchasing tickets. All sales are final. Tickets are non-refundable and may not be exchanged for another date and time. In the event you are feeling unwell, please contact us for a refund of your tickets.
Yes, please call us at 609-586-0616 to apply tickets towards a new membership or visit the Welcome Desk during your visit.
The Van Gogh Café is open Thursday – Sunday from 10 AM – 3 PM. Offerings include fresh-made salads, sandwiches, pastries, coffee, and drinks. Rat’s Restaurant is open Thursday – Sunday. Reservations required online or by calling 609-584-7800.
As a non profit Grounds For Sculpture relies on our admissions revenue and fundraising support to be able to operate the park. Unfortunately, your dining experience does not include entry to the garden and timed tickets are required separately if dining at Rat’s.