Tours & Tickets

Gardens are closed until further notice due to safety precautions concerning the spread of COVID-19. Find updates about our response to the COVID-19 pandemic here.

Walk the gardens on your own or join a Garden Highlights Walk at 11 am or 3 pm. Each walk lasts approximately 45 minutes, and tickets can be purchased online or during your visit (tours limited in capacity and may sell out).

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Offered on the second Saturday of each month at 10 am during general admission.

Take an in-depth look at our gardens with an expert Docent, learn about notable native plants, and receive tips on sustainable gardening practices. Tour content will vary as the gardens are dynamic and ever-changing. Come back for a new experience each time. Tours are two hours in length and include walking over rolling terrain and mulched paths. Tickets include admission, so pack a picnic lunch to enjoy in the gardens after your tour has ended.

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A discounted group rate is available for groups of 10 or more when scheduled at least two weeks in advance. Call 302.239.8807 or fill out our contact form to arrange your visit Wednesday–Sunday. If you’re traveling by bus, please contact us to make arrangements.

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Join us for a guided visit!

Tour the gardens or our natural lands with your group.  Tours must be scheduled in advance.  We offer a variety of lunch options to add to your experience! See tour information here.

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Learn about what Mt. Cuba Center does best—native plants! Get some great suggestions for your home landscape from our gardening experts. Lectures last one hour and can be added to group visits for an additional rate. Inquire about topics upon scheduling to select from a variety of seasonal options.


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By appointment only
$99 per household; 2 person limit

Take your garden to the next level–whether you have an established native plant garden or are just getting started, this unique, one-hour private garden tour will inspire and guide your own home landscaping choices. From novel plant combinations and seasonal maintenance tips to attracting your favorite wildlife visitors, Mt. Cuba Center’s expert Docents use our gardens to customize an experience to help meet your gardening needs. Please schedule at least two weeks in advance.