On-Site Tours

Expert Tours and Talks (Weekends): How can an orchid grow on a rock? When is a rose's fragrance most intense? Learn this and more as you get an insider's view of specific plants, gardens, and exhibitions from Garden staff and visiting experts.

Garden Tour Guide-led Tours (Daily): Join our expert volunteers for an in-depth look at favorite collections like the Perennial Garden, Conservatory, and Forest as well as other highlights and themes. (*Tours with American Sign Language interpreters are offered on the third Saturday of every month.)

Bird Walks (Saturdays; seasonal): Bring your binoculars and tour the grounds with a National Audubon Society member to encounter and learn about the birds that call the Garden home.

App Tours

Download these free apps from iTunes to enhance your visit to The New York Botanical Garden, experiencing our exhibitions and permanent collections with the help of walking tours, augmented reality, interactive maps, and animated highlights.

Audio Tours

The Garden has an extensive set of audio tours with over 100 different stops. You can even listen directly from your cell phone, or enjoy right now with downloadable MP3 files.

Upcoming tours

Narrated Tram Tours (Daily): The Tram is not just a great way to get around the Garden's 250 acres—It's also a narrated tour that offers an overview of the Garden, its history, and its programs. Hop off and explore at any of the four stops.