The Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden (MEMBG) is a living museum, having special collections designed to assist the undergraduate teaching mission at UCLA and to augment the capability for research on campus. MEMBG serves as a long-term repository for unusual plants, a refugium for biodiversity. This facility offers its educational content to the campus community, residents of Los Angeles, and visitors from around the world to enhance learning about plants and promote greater appreciation for relevance of plants to society.


orchidBegin Your Year with Beauty! January 11, 2017
We are thrilled to invite you to the first event of our 2017 UCLA Botanical Garden Lecture Series. Orchid specialist Barb Schmidt will offer a workshop and a lecture on January 11th.
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Morton_La_KretzMorton La Kretz, gives $5M to the Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden at UCLA to establish the La Kretz Garden Pavilion, which will house a welcome center and classroom.
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621 Charles E. Young Dr. East
Box 951606
Los Angeles, CA
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Click here to download a map of the garden.
Director: Dr. Philip W. Rundel
Assistant Director: Evan P. Meyer
Director of Programs and Tours: Wendy Morris
Sr. Garden Manager: Joan Muench
Garden Staff Members: bgstaff@lifesci.ucla.edu
Monday – Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed on University Holidays