Bellingrath Gardens and Home Visitors Guide
Bellingrath Gardens and Home is a historic property listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks & Heritage. It contains a 15-room museum home and a bayou boardwalk. The estate is the former home of Walter and Bessie Bellingrath, one of the first Southeastern Coca-Cola bottlers. Open to the public since 1932, it features serene beauty and exceptional English Renaissance architecture.
Bellingrath Gardens is a popular destination for visitors who want to enjoy beautiful scenery, year-round. The garden includes live oaks, azaleas, roses, and more. You can take part in shopping for unique items at the onsite gift shop or enjoy a delicious lunch at the onsite cafe. Bellingrath Gardens is nearby popular attractions such as the USS Alabama Battleship, the History Museum of Mobile, and the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center.Read more
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Frequently Asked Questions
Pets are not permitted inside the Gardens. If you happen to travel with your pets, Bellingrath offers guests the use of the Pet Motel at no charge.
You can purchase tickets at the office located inside the Entrance Building for most events.
Bellingrath Gardens offers Saturday rentals for daytime weddings from May 1 through October 31, unless a public event is scheduled to take place.
Handicapped accessibility is available on the pathways throughout the Gardens, except for the Asian Garden. The Museum Home is not handicap accessible, because a portion of the tour includes stairs.