Tours & Tickets

April 3 – November 24, 2019
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 online or during your visit for an additional $2 per person (tours limited in capacity and may sell out)

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

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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. 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 3 – November 24, 2019

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 302.239.8807 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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April 3 – November 24, 2019

Join us for a guided visit!

Tour the gardens or our natural lands with your group.  Tours last two hours and 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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New in 2019, Eco-Gardening Consultations are available, by appointment.
Two person limit; $50 per person/$75 per household

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.

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Enjoy unlimited admission during regular hours, April 3 – November 24, 2019.

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 2019 Season Pass Today and receive discounts on Ecological Gardening Certificate classes year-round:

$45 Individual Pass

$90 Friends & Family Pass

 

To purchase Season Passholder tickets, visit our Current Passholders page.

 

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Mt. Cuba Center is proud to participate in the Blue Star Museums program. 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. Simply present your military ID at our front desk for free admission to our gardens!

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