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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:
Mondays at noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m. / Tuesday through Friday at 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m.
Tour package includes: Free parking, Arboretum gate fee admission, 10% discount on Arboretum membership, tour operator & driver receive complimentary admission.

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
Tour package includes: Free parking, Arboretum gate fee admission, 10% discount on Arboetum membership, tour operator & driver receive complimentary 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 apples, honey or tea as your subject focus and learn about them from Arboretum experts. (scheduled based on instructor availability)

See our list of options and pricing

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.