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Guided Garden Tour
All grades  • Fee: $150 peak/ $125 off-peak
To help you get the most out of your visit, QBG instructors are available to guide tours for classes PreK–12 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, and Perennial Gardens and our new Urban Farm. Enhance your visit by adding a seed planting or a botanical craft (optional with a $25 fee).

To book and for more info, email or call 718.886.3800 ext. 230.

Sustainability Tour
Grades 5+  • Fee: $150 peak/ $125 off-peak
Much of our future depends on our ability to change NYC into a healthier, more environmentally responsible city. Explore the steps we can take to make that vision a reality by visiting our award-winning Green Building that conserves and harvests its own energy; walk through sustainably tended landscapes and learn the roles they play in water management and ecosystem restoration; stop by our urban farm to see waste turned into valuable soil and delicious vegetables.

To book and for more info, email or call 718.886.3800 ext. 230.

Self-Guided Tour
Fee: $45
These Tours offer an excellent opportunity for groups to explore Queens Botanical Garden at their own pace and investigate the specific exhibit areas that complement their studies. To enrich the experience, a map and suggested activities will be provided with pre-trip information. Self-Guided Tours are available Tuesdays through Sundays with advanced registration; pre-payment is required.
Enhance your visit by adding a seed planting kit to take back with you (optional with a $25 fee).

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

Visitor Guide
Family Guide


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