Photography Membership-$175

Professional photographers and videographers may pay an annual membership fee of $175 per year for photography shoots at the Garden. 

If not a photography member, the fee for a one-time photo session is $75, which includes one photographer or videographer, one assistant, and a maximum of ten individuals (each additional individual must pay full price admission). All other policies apply. 

The annual photography membership fee entitles you to:

  • Unlimited photography/video shoots. (Must be scheduled in advance, and within MBG guidelines.)
  • Free admission for photographer/videographer.
  • Free admission for two (2) assistants. 
  • Free admission for up to ten (10) individuals per shoot (each additional individual must pay full price admission).

Reservations for photoshoots must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the desired photoshoot by emailing us at Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

The Rose Garden and Blecken Pavillion are off-limits for photo/video shoots Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Photography Policies:

  • All shoots must be scheduled in advance by email. You will receive a response within 48 hours.
  • All photographers and videographers are required to check-in at the Front Desk.
  • Respect the Garden. Do not step in flower beds, pick flowers, climb trees, or move structures or containers. Attaching materials to Garden structures, trees, or plants is strictly prohibited.
  • Respect the reserved areas of others engaging in special events, such as a wedding or birthday party, as well as our Garden visitors. It is the sole responsibility of the photographer/videographer to ensure that assistants and clients follow these rules.
  • The Garden is a public facility, therefore dress for models and photo subjects must meet acceptable community standards.
  • For an additional fee, small rooms may be rented for use as changing rooms. Restrooms may not be used for this purpose. The rental of these rooms must be scheduled in advance.
  • Memphis Botanic Garden is not responsible for any loss or damage to equipment.
  • MBG reserves the right to charge an additional $25 for unscheduled photography shoots and reserves the right to refuse shoots based upon its event schedule.
  • The Rose Garden and Blecken Pavillion are off-limits for photo/video shoots Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. 
  • No animals (other than service animals), no balloons, no motorized vehicles (except when medically necessary), no drones, no artificial flowers/foliage, confetti, bubbles, rice, birdseed, sparklers or no smoke bombs. List subject to additions and changes at any time for any reason.
  • Non-compliance with these rules may result in forfeiture of the annual or one-time fee and future photography/video privileges. 

Please click here to join or renew at this level.

For questions contact or (901) 636-4100.


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Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Daily Garden Admission

Adults $10.00
Seniors (62 & over) $8.00
Children (2-12) $5.00
Children (under 2) FREE
Members FREE
* Handicapped Accessible

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We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)

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