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Public Tours

The Beal Botanical Garden offers free tours open to the public. Check our events page or follow us on social media for details.

For groups of 6 or more, we welcome you to schedule a free tour!

Tour Information:

  • Length: 45-60 minutes (can be adapted)
  • Current options can be found on the request form and are subject to change.
    • Additional topics can be requested, we will let you know if it is possible!
    • Scheduled programs may be requested for another time, as a private group tour.
  • Meeting Location: The Botanical Garden pond unless otherwise requested.
  • Tours consist of walking on unpaved turf grass. Please let us know if there are any accessibility or mobility issues and we will accommodate as best we can.
  • Tour guides will be chosen from staff and Beal Scholars based on the tour topic.

Request a Tour

For specific questions, email Education Director, Maeve Bassett at

A suggested donation of $20 for tours supports educational programming at the Beal Botanical Garden. Thank you for your support!

Support Our Programs

Photos courtesy of Maeve Bassett (left, center) and Prof. Eleanor Louson (right).