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Garden Tours


Private Guided Tours

Come and enjoy the beauty of the Columbus Botanical Garden with a docent lead tour. This is an opportunity to learn about what’s going on in the Garden with the plants, trees, bees, and wildlife in real time.

  • Average tour length is 1 hour, unless otherwise noted.

  • Groups are welcome to visit the Garden before or after their scheduled tour.

  • Tours must be scheduled a minimum of two weeks in advance.

  • Tours are only available during regular Garden hours.

  • The cost is $15 per person (includes guided tour and Garden admission) for groups of 10 or more. Groups with fewer than 10 pay the minimum fee of $150.

  • Tours are designed for adult or senior groups. If your group is mostly children, please schedule an education department tour.

  • We try to provide one Garden Guide for every 8 – 10 people.

  • Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. Transportation around the Garden cannot be provided.

  • Minimum headcount and payment is due seven business days prior to your visit, with final headcount and payment due 2 business days in advance.

  • Download a PDF HERE of the Garden Map to view the gardens before your visit. 

  • Email to schedule your tour

  • Cancellations must be before 24 hours of scheduled tours. No refunds will be given if canceled within 24 hours or if your group does not show up for the tour.

  • Your tour is not confirmed unless full payment is received 48 hours before your scheduled tour.

Self Guided Tours

Groups and individuals are welcome to tour the Garden and trails on their own. Stop by the office located in the Adams Farmhouse to sign in and receive your garden map. Whether it’s your garden club, church, civic organization, or simply a group of friends, come and enjoy the beauty and diversity of the Columbus Botanical Garden!

Free docent led tours are available every Thursday from 1:00pm-4:00pm at the Adams Farm House. No appointment necessary. Come learn the rich history of this beautiful home and last working farm in Muscogee County. 


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