Guided Walking Tours

Public walking tour

Explore the Garden's history, plants and seasonal highlights with a Garden Docent through a personalized walking tour. April–October: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily
November–March: 11 a.m. daily 
Included with admission. Group sizes are limited to 10–12 visitors.

Narrated Tram Tours

TramRest your feet, relax and enjoy the sights—experience the Garden by tram! Narrated tram tours run approximately 25–30 minutes and provide an excellent opportunity to see and learn about many of the beautiful display gardens, sculptures and buildings.
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Private Guided Walking Tours

Private walking tourPrivate guided walking tours (approximately 2 hours in length) are available for groups, and can be customized based on your specific interests.
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School Field Trips

School group touringField trips and educational tours of the Garden are managed by our Education Division. Learn more here about tours, field trips, and educational opportunities for students.

Individual Tours & Classes

Instructor and adult studentGuided walks and tours are also offered as classes at our three campuses: Missouri Botanical Garden, Shaw Nature Reserve, and Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House. View available guided walks and tours.




Personalize Your Garden Visit

My Guides logoExplore Garden grounds through customized tours tailored to your interests.
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The Missouri Botanical Garden has numerous tour options for adults, families, students and groups. Check out your choices below!