Tours & Tickets

April 4 – November 18, 2018
Wednesday – Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm*

Walk the gardens on your own or join a Garden Highlights Walk at 11 am or 2 pm. Each walk lasts approximately 45 minutes, and tickets can be purchased during your visit for an additional $2 per person.  Get a behind-the-scenes look at our Natural Lands with a special tour offered on the second Sunday of every month for an additional $3.

Adults: $10 / Children 6–17: $5 /Children 5 and under: free.

*Gardens open at 8 am on the second Saturday of every month and remain open until 8 pm on Thursdays through August.

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Begins Saturday, April 14, 2018

Offered on the second Saturday of each month at 10 am

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. Participants will take home a native plant. 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. Purchase tickets online or by phone at 302.239.4244. Walk-ins are accepted as space allows. $15 per person; Season Passholders $5

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April 4 – November 18, 2018

A discounted group rate of $9 per person for general admission is available for groups of 10 or more when scheduled at least two weeks in advance. Call 302.239.8895 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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April 4 – November 18, 2018

Groups may schedule a two-hour guided tour with personalized service from a knowledgeable and friendly Docent. Groups of 10 or more receive a discounted rate of $12 per person, which includes admission. Call 302.239.8895 or fill out our contact form to arrange your tour.

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Enjoy unlimited admission during regular hours, April 4 – November 18, with a 2018 Season Pass.
Individual Passholders receive 4 complimentary guest passes, a Mt. Cuba Center Selections plant, a 10% discount on Ecological Gardening Certificate courses, and discounts on regularly-priced plants at Gateway Garden Center.  In addition to the benefits above, Friends and Family Passholders receive a total of 8 complimentary guest passes and admission for the Passholder and 3 guests on each visit.

Purchase Your 2018 Season Pass Today and receive discounts on Ecological Gardening Certificate classes year-round:

$45 Individual Pass

$90 Friends & Family Pass

Did you know Mt. Cuba Center is a Blue Star Museum? The Blue Star Museum program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

To participate in this program, simply present your military ID to our Guest Services Associates upon entry. Active duty member does not have to be present to use the program

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