Tours at Denver Botanic Gardens


Tour Denver Botanic Gardens with a knowledgeable guide to gain fresh insight about plants, gardens, art and more.

Explore our 24 acres of gardens at any time of the year to discover new plants and landscapes from all over the world or wander the art galleries and learn about the works on display.

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Guided Tours Reservation Request Form

This request form will let you schedule a private tour for groups of eight or more.


Summer morning
Seasonal Discoveries Tours

Stroll through the Gardens at any time of the year with this tour that highlights seasonal beauty and ever-changing landscapes.

The Night-Blowing Cereus, from Robert John Thornton’s “Temple of flora, or, Garden of the botanist, poet, painter and philosopher: being, picturesque botanical plates of the New illustration of the sexual system of Linnæus”, ca. 1798 - 1807, London.
Curator Conversations Tours

Browse through the galleries with a curator in the Freyer – Newman Center to gain behind-the-scenes insight.

Image from Dreams in Bloom: Photos by Fares Micue (Jan.23-May 16, 2021) Image © Scott Dressel-Martin.
Exploring Exhibitions Tours

Enjoy the current exhibitions of the Freyer – Newman Center with a docent as your guide.

At Home With Your Houseplants Tours

Explore the Gardens with a docent on a tour that inspires you to liven up your home with compelling, peculiar or simply attractive plants.

Tropical Trails
Tropical Trails Tours

Travel to the tropics through this tour of the Gardens’ Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory.

Snow drifts make tufts of Mexican feathergrass (Nassella tenuissima) in the Ornamental Grass Garden look like groomed bumps on a ski slope.
Monthly Self-guided Walking Tour: December

Come with us on a snowy day as we wander side paths and explore the nooks and crannies of the Gardens in search of a cultivated wild. 

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