Bellingrath Gardens & Home


Live Oak Plaza
Live Oak Plaza

Step out of time at Bellingrath Gardens and Home in south Mobile County, Alabama. The lush, sweeping Gardens estate features blooms and beauty every day of the year. Tour the historic Bellingrath Home, completed in 1935 and featuring the Bellingraths’ original furnishings and collections. Enjoy the award-winning Magic Christmas in Lights holiday display in November and December. Bellingrath Gardens and Home, just a 30-minute drive from downtown Mobile, is open daily. Website:

Membership information: For information on Friends of Bellingrath membership levels, please click here:

Group rates: Available for groups of 20 or more paying adult guests. Please call 251-459-8986 for information on group rates.

Policies, hours, parking information: Open daily, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last tickets sold at 4 p.m.). Free parking available. Closed only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Dats.

Listing of nearby attractions: Dauphin Island, USS Battleship Alabama, GulfQuest Maritime Museum, Carnival Museum of Mobile, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, History Museum of Mobile

Physical address, email, phone and fax numbers: 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road, Theodore, AL 36582;; 251-973-2217

Member: ABA, NTA, STS, Alabama Motorcoach Association

Azaleas on Great Lawn
Azaleas on Great Lawn

Attraction Type: Garden
Group Rates: Available for tour companies and for groups of 20 or more. Contact Bellingrath for details.
Hours of Operation: Open Year Round 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Days.

Seasonal Dates: Open Year Round. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Days.
Seasonal Hours: Magic Christmas in Lights Hours: 8:00 am – 9:00 PM. Extended hours begin on the day after Thanksgiving and continue through New Year’s Eve.

Bus Parking: Yes
Bus Parking Fee: Complimentary
Driver Rate: Complimentary
Escort Rate: Complimentary
Deposit and Payment Policy: Payments must be made together by the group representative.  A $100 deposit is required for all tours that include cafe meals.
Cancellation and Refund Policy: Cancellations are require 48 hours in advance.  Deposits will be refunded if cancellations are recieved within 48 hours of scheduled visit.  Groups that fail to cancel cruise reservations will be billed for the full amount.

Nearby Attractions that Influence Group Travel:

  • Battleship USS Alabama
  • History Museum of Mobile
  • Mobile Museum of Art
  • Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center & IMAX Dome Theater
  • The Estuarium at the Dauphin Sea Lab

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Bellingrath Gardens & Home

12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd
Theodore, Alabama 36582
Phone: 251-973-2217 X 163
Phone: 800-247-8420
Fax: 251-973-0540


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