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Tomatoes growing at the Edible Academy

Class Trips

The New York Botanical Garden becomes a 250-acre classroom for you and your students to explore. Active learning takes place in three unique sites and across Garden grounds. Students become gardeners in the Ruth Rea Howell Vegetable Garden at the Edible Academy; they become naturalists investigating plant and animal life in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden; and at the GreenSchool in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, students become world explorers examining the glass-enclosed rain forests and deserts. NYBG’s Class Trips offer something for every age group.

All of NYBG’s programs complement classroom learning and support learning standards prescribed by New York City and New York State, and also align with the national Next Generation Science Standards.

We are an outdoor learning environment, and programs run rain or shine. Be sure to dress for the weather, and read answers to some of our frequently asked questions on our pre-visit page.

GARDENING WORKSHOPS
AT THE EDIBLE ACADEMY

The Edible Academy

  1. How Does Your Garden Grow? | Fall, Spring, & Summer

    Explore soil, plant, and water the garden to discover ways plants grow and change seasonally. Search for plant parts we eat in the garden and pot up edible plants to grow at home.

    On-site:
    October 5–29, 2021; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    April 5–June 10, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    July 6–August 19, 2022 (Wednesdays & Fridays); 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    Register

  2. Visit the Edible Academy to practice organic gardening methods and explore foodways. Consider the implications and applications of the lessons learned at NYBG for your neighborhood. If you are a student or high school teacher, contact our Registration Office to learn more at childed@nybg.org or 718.817.8181.

MULTIVISIT GARDENING PROGRAM
AT THE EDIBLE ACADEMY

  1. Students visit four times during the school year to dig deeper into the topics below. Each visit builds on the previous, and teachers return to school with lesson ideas that support student learning between sessions.

    • Session 1: October 5–November 5, 2021
      • On-site:
        11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
      • Remote:
        Grades Pre-K–1: 10–10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
        Grades 2–5: 10–11 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    • Session 2: November 9–December 22, 2021
      • On-site:
        11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
      • Remote:
        Grades Pre-K–1: 10–10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
        Grades 2–5: 10–11 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    • Session 3: March 29–May 6, 2022
      • On-site:
        11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
      • Remote:
        Grades Pre-K–1: 10–10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
        Grades 2–5: 10–11 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    • Session 4: May 10–June 10, 2022
      • On-site:
        11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m
      • Remote:
        Grades Pre-K–1: 10–10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
        Grades 2–5: 10–11 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

    $660 (4 Visits) per group

    To register email childed@nybg.org or call 718.817.8181.

  2. Garden Cycles | Pre-K–K

    Learn about plant life cycles and seasonal change through hands-on gardening and direct observation. Explore how gardeners prepare and grow throughout the year.

    Seeds to Fruits | Grade 1

    Deepen understandings of plant parts and the role they play in the vegetables we grow and the food we eat. Explore and investigate plant needs.

  3. Culinary Communities | Grade 2

    Build understandings about the role plants play in culinary, cultural, and garden communities. Explore the relationships integral to the growth of food crops.

    Seed Stories and History | Grade 3

    Through an exploration of the origins, histories and stories of seeds, investigate the history of food crops.

    Lenni Lenape Studies | Grade 4

    Using place-based exploration of the Edible Academy site and the larger New York Botanical Garden, build understandings about the environmental knowledge of the Lenape people past and present. Investigate native plants and Three Sisters gardening.

    Grow Green | Grade 5

    Discover the sustainable features of The Edible Academy. Explore ideas about renewable energy, water conservation, and organic gardening.

PLANT AND NATURE EXPLORATIONS
AT THE EVERETT CHILDREN’S ADVENTURE GARDEN

The Wetland pavilion with a sweetgum tree branch in the foreground

  1. Pumpkin Life Cycle | Fall

    Investigate gourds and giant pumpkins to learn about pumpkin diversity and the life cycle. Conduct seed germination experiments to grow at home.

    On-site:
    October 5–29, 2021; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Remote:
    October 5–29, 2021; 10–10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    $100 per group

    Register


    Plant Parade | Fall and Spring

    Observe and compare a variety of whole plants and discover their parts using all five senses. Pot up seeds to grow at home.

    On-site:
    November 2–19, 2021; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $110 per group

    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:45 a.m.–1 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Remote:
    November 2–19, 2021; 10–10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    $100 per group

    Register


    Evergreen Express | Holiday

    Explore the winter landscape and observe evergreen trees and shrubs to construct understandings about how they survive. Craft a scented fir sachet to remember your evergreen investigations!

    Remote:
    November 30, 2021–January 21, 2022; 10–10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    $100 per group

    Register


    Holiday Train Show® and Evergreen Express | Holiday

    Experience both Holiday Train Show® and the complementary Evergreen Express guided hike and craft in the nearby Ross Conifer Collection.

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–January 21, 2022; 10–10:30 a.m. or 11–11:30 a.m.
    $100 per group

    Register over the phone by calling 718.817.8181.


    Celebrate Science! Black History Month at NYBG | Winter

    Discover amazing African-American plant champions working in science today! Develop your own science identity by conducting botany investigations and potting up plants to grow at home.

    Remote:
    February 1–March 18, 2022; 10–10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    $100 per group

    Register

  2. Pumpkin Life Cycle | Fall

    Investigate gourds and giant pumpkins to learn about pumpkin diversity and the life cycle. Conduct seed germination experiments to grow at home.

    On-site:
    October 5–29, 2021; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Remote:
    October 5–29, 2021; 10–10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    $100 per group

    Register


    Wetland Ecology | Fall and Spring

    Perform a site sample of a native wetland and find the connections between plants and animals in healthy ecosystems.

    On-site:
    November 2–November 19, 2021; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $110 per group

    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:45 a.m.–1 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Remote:
    November 2–November 19, 2021; 10–10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    $100 per group

    Register


    Evergreen Express | Holiday

    Explore the winter landscape and observe evergreen trees and shrubs to construct understandings about how they survive. Craft a scented fir sachet to remember your evergreen investigations!

    Remote:
    November 30, 2021–January 21, 2022; 10–10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    $100 per group

    Register


    Holiday Train Show® and Evergreen Express | Holiday

    Experience both Holiday Train Show® and the complementary Evergreen Express guided hike and craft in the nearby Ross Conifer Collection.

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–January 21, 2022; 10–10:30 a.m. or 11–11:30 a.m.
    $100 per group

    Register over the phone by calling 718.817.8181.


    Celebrate Science! Black History Month at NYBG | Winter

    Discover amazing African-American plant champions working in science today! Develop your own science identity by conducting botany investigations and potting up plants to grow at home.

    Remote:
    February 1–March 18, 2022; 10–10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    $100 per group

    Register


    Pollination | Spring

    Observe varieties of flowers and their pollinators to develop understandings about the role of pollination in the plant life cycle. Pot up seed experiments to grow at home.

    On-site:
    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:45 a.m.–1 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Register

PLANT SCIENCE WORKSHOPS
AT THE GREENSCHOOL

Children with paper and pads investigating leaves

  1. Life in the Rain Forest | Winter & Spring

    Experience the layers and compare the climatic and vegetative elements between two rain forests. Consider diversity and adaptations and discover plants used for food and medicine. Pot up rain forest plants to grow at home.

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–March 18, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    Register


    Plant Parts We Eat | Spring

    Compare, dissect, and taste plant parts to develop understandings about their roles in helping plants survive and grow. Pot up edible plants to grow at home.

    On-site:
    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $100 per group

    Register

  2. Rainforest and Desert Exploration | Fall, Winter, & Spring

    Compare habitat features among rain forests and deserts. Find special features that allow plants to survive. Pot up plants to grow at home.

    Remote:
    October 5–November 19, 2021; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $100 per group

    November 30, 2021–March 18, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $100 per group

    On-site:
    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    Register


    Patterns of Plants | Winter

    Find and compare shape, symmetry, and series in plants and formulate ideas about ways structure relates to function. Create mandalas, an arrangement of plant parts designed in a circle using geometry.

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–March 18, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    Register


    Life in the Rain Forest | Winter & Spring

    Experience the layers and compare the climatic and vegetative elements between two rain forests. Consider diversity and adaptations and discover plants used for food and medicine. Pot up rain forest plants to grow at home.

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–March 18, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    Register


    The Water Cycle | Winter & Spring

    Find and compare elements of air, water, and terrain of the world’s biomes and develop understandings about the role of plants in the water cycle. Build terrariums to take home.

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–March 18, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    Register

  3. Rainforest and Desert Exploration | Fall, Winter, & Spring

    Compare habitat features among rain forests and deserts. Find special features that allow plants to survive. Pot up plants to grow at home.

    Remote:
    October 5–November 19, 2021; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $100 per group

    November 30, 2021–March 18, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $100 per group

    On-site:
    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    Register


    Patterns of Plants | Winter

    Find and compare shape, symmetry, and series in plants and formulate ideas about ways structure relates to function. Create mandalas, an arrangement of plant parts designed in a circle using geometry.

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–March 18, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    Register


    The Water Cycle | Winter & Spring

    Find and compare elements of air, water, and terrain of the world’s biomes and develop understandings about the role of plants in the water cycle. Build terrariums to take home.

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–March 18, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    $165 per group

    Register

INDOOR TOURS
IN THE ENID A. HAUPT CONSERVATORY

Lowland rainforest gallery in the Conservatory

  1. Interactive Rain Forest and Desert Tours | Winter & Spring

    Experience and compare the climatic and vegetative conditions among rain forests and deserts in the Conservatory. Construct ideas with peers using grade-aligned themes that follow the NYC Scope and Sequence Excellence in Environmental Education Guidelines for Learning.

    • Grades Pre-K & K: Trees & Seasons
    • Grade 1: Weather and Seasons

    Indoor Guided:
    November 30, 2021–March 18, 2022; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $130 per group

    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $130 per group

    Register

    Indoor Self-Guided:
    January 18–June 10, 2022; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
    $65 per group

    Register

  2. Interactive Rain Forest and Desert Tours | Winter & Spring

    Experience and compare the climatic and vegetative conditions among rain forests and deserts in the Conservatory. Construct ideas with peers using grade-aligned themes that follow the NYC Scope and Sequence Excellence in Environmental Education Guidelines for Learning.

    • Grade 2: Plant Diversity
    • Grade 3: Plant Adaptations
    • Grade 4: Plants in their Environment
    • Grade 5: Exploring Ecosystems
    • Grade 6: Diversity of Life
    • Grade 7: Dynamic Equilibrium: Plant Survival
    • Grade 8: Humans and the Environment:Needs and Trade-offs

    Indoor Guided:
    November 30, 2021–March 18, 2022; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $130 per group

    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $130 per group

    Register

    Indoor Self-Guided:
    January 18–June 10, 2022; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
    $65 per group

    Register


    Holiday Combination: Holiday Train Show® and Patterns of Plants | Winter

    Experience both Holiday Train Show® and the complementary Patterns of Plants tour in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.

    November 30, 2021–January 21, 2022
    $205 per group

    Register over the phone by calling 718.817.8181.


    The Orchid Show | Spring

    Explore the naturalistic and cultivated displays of orchids to understand where and how orchids grow and reproduce successfully around the world.

OUTDOOR NATURE WALKS

A line of children walking on a stone path

  1. Kusama: Cosmic Nature Pumpkins and Patterns | Fall

    View Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s sculptural installations amongst the Garden landscape and discover her fascination with pumpkins and connections to nature.

    Outdoor Guided:
    October 5–29, 2021; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Register

    Outdoor Self-Guided:
    September 26–October 29, 2021; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    Register


    50-Acre Thain Family Forest Walk | Fall & Spring

    Explore a native forest and construct ideas with peers about forests using grade-aligned themes that follow the NYC Scope and Sequence Excellence in Environmental Education Guidelines for Learning:

    • Grades Pre-K & K: Trees & Seasons
    • Grade 1: Weather and Seasons

    Outdoor Guided:
    October 5–November 19, 2021; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Register

    Outdoor Self-Guided:
    September 26–November 16, 2021; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    March 29–June 30, 2022; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    Register


    Outdoor Self-Guided Garden Exploration | Fall, Winter, Spring, & Summer

    Download thematic Teacher Guides and Student Field Journals before arrival and experience and enjoy 250-acres of seasonal collections.

    All seasons
    $45 per group (Free for New York State Schools)

    Register

    Download Guides


    Sensory Walk | Spring

    Engage all senses to deepen plant awareness through observation. Build understandings about how plants grow and survive.

    Outdoor Guided:
    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Register

    Outdoor Self-Guided:
    March 29–June 30, 2022; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    Register

  2. Kusama: Cosmic Nature Pumpkins and Patterns | Fall

    View Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s sculptural installations amongst the Garden landscape and discover her fascination with pumpkins and connections to nature.

    Outdoor Guided:
    October 5–29, 2021; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Register

    Outdoor Self-Guided:
    September 26–October 29, 2021; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    Register


    50-Acre Thain Family Forest Walk | Fall & Spring

    Explore a native forest and construct ideas with peers about forests using grade-aligned themes that follow the NYC Scope and Sequence Excellence in Environmental Education Guidelines for Learning:

    • Grade 2: Plant Diversity
    • Grade 3: Plant Adaptations
    • Grade 4: Plants in their Environment
    • Grade 5: Exploring Ecosystems

    Outdoor Guided:
    October 5–November 19, 2021; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Register

    Outdoor Self-Guided:
    September 26–November 16, 2021; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    March 29–June 30, 2022; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    Register


    Save Our Native Plants Walk | Fall & Spring

    Explore a woodland, wetland, and meadow to build understandings about the role of native plants in ecosystems and conservation action.

    Outdoor Guided:
    October 5–November 19, 2021; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Register

    Outdoor Self-Guided:
    September 26–November 16, 2021; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    March 29–June 30, 2022; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    Register


    Outdoor Self-Guided Garden Exploration | Fall, Winter, Spring, & Summer

    Download thematic Teacher Guides and Student Field Journals before arrival and experience and enjoy 250-acres of seasonal collections.

    All seasons
    $45 per group (Free for New York State Schools)

    Register

    Download Guides


    Sensory Walk | Spring

    Engage all senses to deepen plant awareness through observation. Build understandings about how plants grow and survive.

    Outdoor Guided:
    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Register

    Outdoor Self-Guided:
    March 29–June 30, 2022; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    Register


    Rock Garden Walk | Spring

    Explore and find the basic conditions necessary to support the growing needs of rock and alpine plants.

    Outdoor Guided:
    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Register

    Outdoor Self-Guided:
    March 29–June 30, 2022; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    Register

  3. Kusama: Cosmic Nature Pumpkins and Patterns | Fall

    View Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s sculptural installations amongst the Garden landscape and discover her fascination with pumpkins and connections to nature.

    Outdoor Guided:
    October 5–29, 2021; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Register

    Outdoor Self-Guided:
    September 26–October 29, 2021; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    Register


    50-Acre Thain Family Forest Walk | Fall & Spring

    Explore a native forest and construct ideas with peers about forests using grade-aligned themes that follow the NYC Scope and Sequence Excellence in Environmental Education Guidelines for Learning:

    • Grade 6: Diversity of Life
    • Grade 7: Dynamic Equilibrium: Plant Survival
    • Grade 8: Humans and the Environment: Needs and Trade-offs

    Outdoor Guided:
    October 5–November 19, 2021; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Register

    Outdoor Self-Guided:
    September 26–November 16, 2021; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    March 29–June 30, 2022; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    Register


    Save Our Native Plants Walk | Fall & Spring

    Explore a woodland, wetland, and meadow to build understandings about the role of native plants in ecosystems and conservation action.

    Outdoor Guided:
    October 5–November 19, 2021; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Register

    Outdoor Self-Guided:
    September 26–November 16, 2021; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    March 29–June 30, 2022; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    Register


    Outdoor Self-Guided Garden Exploration | Fall, Winter, Spring, & Summer

    Download thematic Teacher Guides and Student Field Journals before arrival and experience and enjoy 250-acres of seasonal collections.

    All seasons
    $45 per group (Free for New York State Schools)

    Register

    Download Guides


    Rock Garden Walk | Spring

    Explore and find the basic conditions necessary to support the growing needs of rock and alpine plants.

    Outdoor Guided:
    March 29–June 10, 2022; 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    $110 per group

    Register

    Outdoor Self-Guided:
    March 29–June 30, 2022; All day
    $45 per group (Free for New York City Public or Charter Schools)

    Register

HOLIDAY PROGRAMS

Two children looking at a model train

  1. Holiday Train Show®

    During this self-guided visit, experience the model trains and trolleys as they move through magical landscapes of historic New York State buildings made primarily from botanical materials.

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–January 21, 2022; 10:15 a.m.–1 p.m.
    $140 per group

    Register


    Evergreen Express

    Explore the winter landscape and observe evergreen trees and shrubs to construct understandings about how they survive. Craft a scented fir sachet to remember your evergreen investigations!

    Remote:
    December 7, 2021–January 21, 2022; 10–10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    $100 per group

    Register


    Holiday Combination: Holiday Train Show® and Evergreen Express

    Experience both Holiday Train Show® and the complementary Evergreen Express guided hike and craft in the nearby Ross Conifer Collection.

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–January 21, 2022
    $150 per group

    Register over the phone by calling 718.817.8181.

  2. Holiday Train Show®

    During this self-guided visit, experience the model trains and trolleys as they move through magical landscapes of historic New York State buildings made primarily from botanical materials.

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–January 21, 2022; 10:15 a.m.–1 p.m.
    $140 per group

    Register


    Evergreen Express

    Explore the winter landscape and observe evergreen trees and shrubs to construct understandings about how they survive. Craft a scented fir sachet to remember your evergreen investigations!

    Remote:
    November 30, 2021–January 21, 2022; 10–10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    $100 per group

    Register


    Holiday Combination: Holiday Train Show® and Evergreen Express

    Experience both Holiday Train Show® and the complementary Evergreen Express guided hike and craft in the nearby Ross Conifer Collection..

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–January 21, 2022
    $150 per group

    Register over the phone by calling 718.817.8181.


    Holiday Combination: Holiday Train Show® and Patterns of Plants

    Experience both Holiday Train Show® and the complementary Patterns of Plants tour in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–January 21, 2022
    $205 per group

    Register over the phone by calling 718.817.8181.

  3. Holiday Train Show®

    During this self-guided visit, experience the model trains and trolleys as they move through magical landscapes of historic New York State buildings made primarily from botanical materials.

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–January 21, 2022; 10:15 a.m.–1 p.m.
    $140 per group

    Register


    Holiday Combination: Holiday Train Show® and Patterns of Plants

    Experience both Holiday Train Show® and the complementary Patterns of Plants tour in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.

    On-site:
    November 30, 2021–January 21, 2022
    $205 per group

    Register over the phone by calling 718.817.8181.

Contact Us

Pre-K–8: To register your class, email childed@nybg.org or call 718.817.8181.

High School: To register your class, email grouptours@nybg.org or call 718.817.8687.

Teacher Professional Learning: To inquire, email teachered@nybg.org or call 718.817.8140.