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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To schedule a field trip or learn more about school programs, please visit the Schools & Teachers page.


Guided Tours Reservation Request Form

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


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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.

Expert Explorations Tours

Immerse yourself in the Gardens with a staff expert as your guide. 

Midsummer Nights Tours

Wander through the Gardens with a docent for a magical evening about Shakespeare's love of plants.

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A Walk Through Thyme Tours

Journey through time with the plants in our gardens. 

Delosperma Fire Spinner
Nature-inspired Design Tours

Marvel at the influence that plants and other living things have on our human-created world.

 Epilobium canum ssp. garrettii ‘PWWG01S’, commonly known as ORANGE CARPET® California fuchsia.
Monthly Self-guided Walking Tour: June

Plants from the Plant Select® program are integrated into many of the gardens and can be found throughout Denver Botanic Gardens.

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