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Discovery Activities & Tours

Spend some time with our Garden Interpreters to discover plants in a new way. Visit our Discovery Carts, go on a guided tour, and much more!

All Discovery in the Gardens activities are included in your General Admission or Membership! This admission also includes your entry into all 5 garden areas for the day.

Upcoming Activities and Tours

Activities and Tours by Season

Bloom Season Activities and Tours

Mid-May Through August

There’s lots to learn and explore as spring and summer bring the gardens to life! Join RBG’s interpretation team for guided tours and self-guided activities that will be sure to inspire.

For specific dates and topics, check our full events calendar prior to your visit.

… and more!

Our interpretation team is always hard at work adding new activities and tour options throughout the year. For a full listing of upcoming Discovery Activities by date (including location and topic information) please see our full events calendar prior to your visit.

Winter Exhibit Activities and Tours

2020 Dates: January 18 to April 13

Join us for interactive animal shows, discovery activities, animal meet-and-greets, and more.

NOTE: this programming is specific to the 2020 “Wildlife Rescue” Exhibit. Programming varies year-to-year. Check back for specific 2021 activities!

Winter Wonders Activities and Tours

While you are visiting RBG Centre for Holiday Traditions, join us for some hands-on activities, seasonal stories, and to explore the outdoors!

For specific dates and meeting-places, check our full events calendar prior to your visit.

… and more!

Our interpretation team is always hard at work adding new activities and tour options throughout the year. For a full listing of upcoming Discovery Activities by date (including location and topic information) please see our full events calendar prior to your visit.