The Nevin Welcome Center is closed until further notice.
The Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center is located at 124 Comstock Knoll Drive, Ithaca New York, 14850.Get Directions
Explore over 100 varieties of rhododendrons and a rich mix of shrubs, trees, and herbaceous perennials on this small hill.
Draw inspiration for container gardening from these arrangements of tropical plants.
Opened in 2011, this LEED gold certified building is home to our visitor services staff, a gift shop with light refreshments, art displays, interpretive exhibits, restrooms, and a multipurpose room.
Our Garden Gift Shop offers a unique selection of garden and plant themed items as well as Cornell Botanic Gardens apparel and accessories including t-shirts, hats, water bottles, mugs and more. Grab-and-go refreshments are also available.
Displays of art and interpretive exhibits are featured in the welcome center lobby. Many events occur here as well.
Macro photographs from Cornell's Gardens