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The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is a special destination for your group outing. Special tour packages and educational enrichment add-ons are available for groups of 15 or more. Tour and class times are based on availability. Please secure your group reservation at least 30 days in advance. REQUEST A DATE AND TOUR.

As of July 2016, large passenger vans and buses 26' in length and under should check in at gatehouse to request permission to use Three-Mile Drive (For safety, larger coach vehicles are not permitted on Three-Mile Drive and should park in designated areas) 

 Trumpet Creeper Tram

Guaranteed Seating Tram Tour ($18 per person)

Enjoy the Arboretum Trumpet Creeper Tram for a narrated tour of the 1,100+ acres of gardens and woodlands. The tram accommodates 42 people with one wheelchair space. Tram group tours are offered the following days/times from May through mid-October:
Dates/Times will be available mid-February 2017
Tour package includes: Free parking, Arboretum gate fee admission, guaranteed seating on the tram.

walking tour

Walking Garden Tour ($15 per person)

Docent-guided walking tours highlight some of our most popular gardens and plant collections near the Oswald Visitor Center, taking visitors through gardens in peak bloom. 60 minutes. Dates/Times will be available mid-February 2017
Tour package includes: Free parking and Arboretum gate fee admission.

muffins Catering

Enjoy a morning muffin break, box lunch, or lemonade in the shade with your group in the Tea Room overlooking the gardens.
Check options and pricing

A catering representative is available to help you design a menu reflecting the unique needs of your group. To talk to our catering sales office, please call 612-626-3951. FREE room rental for catered snack or lunch when booking a group tour package.

 apple tasting Add a Uniquely Arboretum Experience

A flavorful gathering with abundance from the eartha uniquely Arboretum experience. Choose a seasonal topic and learn from our Arboretum experts. (scheduled based on instructor availability)

For more information or to make a request, please send group information to:

Reservations must be made at least 30 days in advance and are dependent on availability. For additional information or to make reservations, please call tel: 612-301-1210 or e-mail
Payments: 50% due 30 days prior to event date. Final Adjustments in numbers will be made and remaining balance due one week prior to event date.
Cancellation Policy: No refunds if cancellation is less than two weeks in advance. Cancellations prior to two weeks of the tour will be refunded all money paid less $50 handling fee.