Garden Lovers

Whether strolling through the gardens, taking a guided tour, picnicking or joining us for a special event, there are countless ways for garden lovers to experience Mt. Cuba Center.

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Second Saturdays from 10 am – 12 pm

Take an in-depth look at our gardens with an expert Docent, learn about notable native plants, and discover sustainable gardening techniques on this two-hour tour through the gardens. Tour guests will take home a native plant. Tours include walking over rolling terrain and mulched paths. Tickets include admission. Purchase tickets online or by calling 302.239.4244. Walk-ins are accepted as space allows.

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Second Sundays starting at 11:30 am and 1 pm

Ride on our wagon through an oral history of Mt. Cuba’s land management, conservation efforts, and restoration projects. Tickets are $3 per person in addition to garden admission, children under 2 are free. Tickets are available on-site, on the day of the event. Space is limited.

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Second Saturdays from 8-10 am

Experience the gardens in the quiet of the morning. On the second Saturday of each month, Mt. Cuba Center’s gardens will open at 8 amfor birders, photographers, and early risers to enjoy the gardens!

A Docent-led tour featuring seasonal highlights will be offered at 8:30 am. Tour tickets are $2 in addition to garden admission.

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Every Day from 10 am–4 pm

Explore the gardens at your own pace with our general admission tickets. Grab a scavenger hunt map from the main house or picnic under beautiful trees. Plus, children 5 and under are FREE.

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Daily, 11 am and 2 pm

Take a walk with a docent through Mt. Cuba’s gardens to see the highlights of the season. Walks leave from the Main Terrace at 11 am and 2 pm, and each walk lasts about 45 minutes. Tickets are $2 per person in addition to garden admission, and are available onsite.