Photo by Peter Friedman

Groups of 15 or more can arrange to have a private guided tour of the Garden with a trained volunteer guide. Reservations for private guided tours must be made at least three weeks in advance of your desired tour date. Although we make every attempt to accommodate our visitors, we cannot guarantee your first choice of date and time will be available, so please be sure to include at least one alternative date and time in your request.

To request a Private Guided Tour, please fill out the request form at the bottom of this page. The earliest tour time available is 10am.

Private Guided Tour Admission Rates

Adult: $19.75Senior (65+): $17.00College (with ID): $16.00Youth (6-17): $14.25Child (5 and Under): FreeSchool Tour Student: $5.00School Tour Chaperone: $5.00Additional School Tour Chaperone: $19.75Title I Student: FreeGroup Leader/Bus Driver: Free (up to 2 people)

Is anyone in your group a member of the Garden? Please let us know at the time of your booking in the “About You” field in order to receive 20% off admission.

Our tour guides speak Japanese, Spanish, Italian, French and Mandarin. Let us know if your group would like a tour in another language.

To serve your group effectively, please provide the following information. The Tour Coordinator will contact you to confirm your request.

Private Guided Tour Request Form

  • Contact Information

  • Tour Dates and Times

  • Number of Visitors

  • Please enter a number less than or equal to 2.
  • About You

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