Montrose Gardens

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Montrose Gardens

Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - September - May
  • Hours - By appointment


  • 320 St. Mary's Rd.

    Hillsborough,   NC   27278

  • Mailing Address -

    PO Box 957

    Hillsborough,   NC   27278


A nationally known complex of gardens begun in the mid-19th century by Gov. William Alexander Graham and his wife, Susan Washington Graham. Montrose is listed property on the National Register of Historic Places. The grounds include several 19th century buildings, a rock garden, several acres of woodland plantings, and large areas of sunny gardens. Large unusual trees and shrubs and trellises, fences and arbors enhance the plantings. Guided tours available September - May by appointment on Tues., Thurs. and Sat. at 10 am. Tours for groups available by appointment at other times. $11 per person.

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320 St. Mary's Rd.
Hillsborough NC 27278


Latitude: 36° 4' 42.5994" / Longitude: -79° 5' 29.7594"

Special Directions:

I-40 exit 261 or I-85 Exit 164 towards downtown Hillsborough. Turn right onto King Street. Turn left on Cameron and bear immediately to right onto St Marys Road. Montrose on the right. Motorcoach parking at next door Elementary School with permission.

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