Group Admission

Special group admission for groups of 15 or more

Group Discount Admission Price
$12 per person (reg price $15 per person)
Ages 15 and under always free
Monday - Friday only (discount admission not available on weekends)

*NOTE: 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

Advance Reservation for Your Group

Consider the convenience of pre-booking your group! 
Advance payment and reservations will expedite entry to the Arboretum for your guests. The Gatehouse will have your group listed and will waive you through when you identify your group's name.

Monday - Friday only
$12 per person, children 15 and under free
Saturday - Sunday only
$15 per person (no discounts), children 15 and under free

Use online request form 
Group Request
by Email
Charlene Wickenhauser at wicke007@umn.edu
by Phone
Charlene Wickenhauser at 612-301-7601

 

Non-Advance (Day-of) Group Admission

Monday - Friday only
$12 per person, children 15 and under free
     Busses
     Have a single payment ready for the gate attendant for your entire group
     Separate Cars
     Group admission discounts do not apply.
     We recommend contacting Charlene in advance (see contact info above)

Saturday - Sunday only
$15 per person (no discounts), children 15 and under free
     Busses
     Have a single payment ready for the gate attendant for your entire group
     Separate Cars
     Group admission discounts do not apply.
     We recommend contacting Charlene in advance (see contact info above)

Day-Of Admission Tips & Rules

  • No other offers apply.
  • If a Tram Tour is desired, groups must make own day-of arrangements at the Visitor Center Information Desk. Seating not guaranteed. See tram schedule
  • Day-of room or restaurant reservations are not available.


Group Enhancements

Group admission is included (reg $15/pp) when you rent a meeting room or book most Uniquely Arboretum Experiences!

See also Group Enhancements for Arboretum experiences that include

  • tram tour
  • guided walking tours
  • unique experiences
  • room rental
  • catered lunch or snack

Advanced reservations required.


Tram Tours


Make-and-Take Planting Buffet

Room Rental

Picnic
s

 

Questions?

Contact Charlene at wicke007@umn.edu or 612-301-7601

 
   

 

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