Guided Tours for Bus Groups

Guided tours are an excellent way to experience the garden legacy of our founder, Pierre S. du Pont, in a unique way. Learn about our heritage and horticultural legacy, historical sites, architectural grandeur, inspiring gardens, and more. 

The Longwood Story 

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s diverse gardens while gaining an appreciation of our heritage and horticultural excellence on a guided 60-minute stroll. Designed to tell the story of how one man’s vision turned Longwood into one of the great gardens of the world, this tour is perfect for all guests— from first-time guests to Members alike. Get an inside, expert-led look at our Gardens year-round, as our tour content and routes change with each Longwood season. 

Bus Group Guided Tour Pricing

Prices are valid only for groups of 15 or more paying Guests traveling by bus or motor coach.
 Gardens Admission
+Tours, per Guest
May 9–Oct 27, 2024
Winter Admission
+Tours, per Guest
Jan 17–Mar 28, 2025
(on sale Oct 7, 2024)
Adults (ages 19-64)$34$28
Seniors (ages 65+)$31$25
College Students (with valid ID)$31$25
Youth (ages 5-18)$21$16
Children (ages 4 & under)FreeFree

Our guided tours are available daily at 11:00 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:30 pm, as well as 5:00 pm Thursday through Saturday during our Festival of Fountains season.

Complimentary admission is offered to each motor coach driver and tour operator in a group of 15 or more ticketed guests with an advance reservation.


Please email the Group Visits office or call 610.388.5223 to schedule your experience. 

Tickets are on sale for visit dates through October 27, 2024.

Plan Your Visit

Need help finding transportation to Longwood?

We are proud members of several travel associations. Explore more on how to find a tour or charter a motorcoach to visit the Gardens.

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