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Venue:Arnold Arboretum
Dates:Mon, Sat, Sun from 4/15/23 - 11/28/23
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Teens, Adults
Join us for a 90-minute walk through the Arboretum! Tour seasonal plant highlights and learn about Arboretum history from a trained docent.

Meet in front of the Hunnewell Building near the Arborway Gate. This registration is meant for one or two persons in your partyóplease do not sign up more than four. For more persons, please inquire about a private tour.

Families can also take the self-guided tour with a plant treasure map in celebration of Ernest Henry Wilson's first Arnold Arboretum expedition to Asia.

Discovery Packs
Check out the Arboretumís free Discovery Packs, supported by a gift from the Arnold Arboretum Committee. Join the Explorerís Club and go on an adventure in the Arboretum. Living Museum or Science Lab backpacks can be borrowed from the Visitor Center and are suitable for families with kids over the age of three.

Activities are suitable for families and after school groups with children over the age of three. Some activities are better suited for younger kids, some work better with older kids. Adults can customize the activities so they work best for your childís developmental level. Adult participation is fun and important!

Collect the map at the Hunnewell Building or download it at

Looking for more unique Boston tours? Our handy guide is full of great ideas about how to see Boston from many different perspectives and vantage points.

Enjoy free guided Arboretum tours. Tours start at the Hunnewell Building, 125 Arborway, Boston. Times vary. Tours are geared toward the general adult visitor.

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125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA map
Phone: (617) 384-5209


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