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Self Guided Tours

These tours offer an excellent opportunity for groups to explore Queens Botanical Garden at their own pace and investigate the specific exhibit areas that compliment their classroom studies. To enrich the experience, a map and suggested activities will be provided with pre-trip information. As an added value, the QBG Field Guide is also available at a discounted rate of $5. Self Guided Tours are available Tuesdays through Sundays with advanced registration; pre-payment is required.              

Enhance your tour with our Explore QBG phone app.

$30 per tour

Added Value!  Wildlife & Plant Pocket Guide $5 each


Additional resources to bring on your tour (available in the QBG Store):

Guided Garden Tours

To help you get the most out of your visit, QBG instructors are available to guide tours for classes Pre-K and up through garden exhibits that provide unique learning opportunities. Botanical displays, which vary from year to year, provide a showcase of environmental, botanical, and cultural themes. Our permanent gardens include the Bee Garden with working hives, as well as the Woodland, Herb, Perennial, and Wetland Gardens.

PEAK PRICING (April 1-Oct. 31): $150 per class
OFF PEAK PRICING (Nov. 1-March 31): $1
25 per class

Added Value! Book a Seed Planting for extra $1 per student

Seasonal Highlights Tour Duo

Book two sequential tours in different seasons to explore the vast differences plants that evolved in temerate climates can showcase at different times of the year.  Autumnal tours focus on plant and animal life as it is getting ready for the harsh realities of winter, and spring tourse seek out the same organisms as they battle for newly available resources.

OFF PEAK PRICING (Nov. 1-March 31): $125 per class

Green Building Tours

Tour our award-winning Visitor & Administration Building (LEED® Platinum certified by the U.S. Green Building Council) and the Sustainable Landscapes surrounding and supporting it.

PEAK PRICING (April 1-Oct. 31): $150 per class
OFF PEAK PRICING (Nov. 1-March 31): $1
25 per class


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