Small Group Tours

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.

Small group tours are available for groups up to 14 people. Reservations and advance payment are required prior to your scheduled group tour. Please make a reservation at least 3 weeks in advance of your preferred date.

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.

Small Group Tour Pricing: $150 Flat Fee + Per Guest Gardens Admission

For Groups of 1–14 Guests
 Gardens Admission
through May 8, 2024
Gardens Admission
May 9–September 29, 2024
Adults (ages 19-64)$25$32
Seniors (ages 65+)$22$28
College Students (with valid ID)$22$28
Youth (ages 5-18)$13$17
Children (ages 4 & under)FreeFree
MembersFree for those covered under your
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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. Small group tours are not available during A Longwood Christmas.


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

Tickets are on sale for visit dates through September 29, 2024.

Plan Your Visit

Coming by bus?

If you are planning to visit with 15+ guests by bus, consider booking a bus group visit and receive discounted Gardens admission.

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