Group Tours

Group Tours
Free guided tours are available to the general public with groups of 10 or more. Call the Botanical Garden at 217-546-4116 at least one week in advance to book a tour.

School Groups
The Washington Park Botanical Garden is committed to creating a partnership with educators and youth leaders to enhance and supplement science education and foster an appreciation of our environment.

Field Trips
Field trips are among the most profound educational experiences in a child's life. Many people remember details from a special school field trip well into adulthood. Field trips to the Washington Park Botanical Garden will provide such an experience for your pupils. Additionally, the Botanical Garden offers a wide range of age-appropriate educational programs that can be combined with a guided tour of the gardens. Best of all, it’s free! Call the Botanical Garden at 217-546-4116 to book a field trip today.

School Programs
A wide range of age-appropriate programs have been developed to complement local school curricula. Combine a school program with a tour of the gardens for a fun filled educational field trip your students will not soon forget. School programs and field trips are free. Call the Botanical Garden at 217-546-4116 to book a school program today.