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Plan Your Field Trip

Field trip at the Garden.Green Bay Botanical Garden (GBBG) is pleased to invite your class to enjoy beauty and nature in a rich learning environment!

Self-Guided Tours


It’s simple: your class, a great learning environment and as much time as your class wants to spend. Pick up Garden maps at the Visitor Center and wander formal gardens, native plantings, wooded trails and the Children’s Garden at your own pace. Self-guided tours must be arranged at least one (1) week in advance.

Guided Tours


Teachers and 1 adult per 5 students Free; additional adults are $4.50/person

Enjoy a comprehensive learning experience in the Garden with a guided tour given by a knowledgeable guide. Guided tours must be arranged at least four (4) weeks in advance.

  • 1.5 hours in length
  • GBBG can accommodate up to 60 students and 12 adults at a time. If your class exceeds this size, please contact our Children & Family Educator at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 to discuss additional options.
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Picnic Options

Picnic tables are available in the Children's Garden on a first-come, first-served basis or visitors are welcome to eat on the grassy areas within the Garden or parking lots. All garbage must be packed out. Sorry, at this time GBBG is not able to offer indoor lunchroom facilities in case of bad weather.


Tours are offered rain or shine. Students are expected to dress accordingly. In the event of severe weather, indoor activities will be substituted at the Garden's discretion.


While the Visitor Center and paved paths are accessible to people with disabilities, most guided tours will take groups on unpaved paths that may not be easily accessible by wheelchair. Alternative tour accommodations for students with disabilities are available by informing the Educator.


Students should be dropped off and picked up at the entrance to the Visitor Center and are to park at the back end of the parking bays.

Cancellation Policy

If the date or time of a scheduled tour must be changed, please contact the Educator at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 at least 2 weeks prior to your visit. All efforts will be taken to reschedule the visit, however, schedules fill up quickly during spring and fall seasons. If an alternate date cannot be planned, please request a refund.

To Register for a Tour

Contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org. Payments can be made in advance or upon arrival. Advanced payments can be made by phone with a Visa, MasterCard or Discover or by mail with a check. Remember to call us if something about your tour changes.

Mail program fee to:

Green Bay Botanical Garden
Attn: School Tours
2600 Larsen Road
Green Bay, WI 54303

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2600 Larsen Road
Green Bay, WI 54303

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Contact Us

Phone: (920) 490-9457
Toll Free: (877) 355-4224
Fax: (920) 490-9461
Email:  info@gbbg.org 

Garden Hours

April 1 - 30
Daily | 9 am - 5 pm

May 1 - 31
Daily | 9 am - 6 pm
*May 12 | 9 am - 5 pm

June 1 - 2 | CLOSED for Garden Fair set up

June 3 | CLOSED for Garden Fair set up until 4 pm

June 3-5 | View Garden Fair hours>>

June 6 - August 31*
Daily | 9 am - 8 pm
*June 14 | 9 am - 3 pm
*July 4 | 9 am - 6 pm

General Admission

GBBG Members - Free
Adults (ages 18+) - $9
Students (ages 13-17) - $7
Students (w/ school ID) - $7
Children (ages 3-12) - $5
Children (ages 2 & under) - Free
Seniors (62+), AAA Members, Military - $7
NWTC Students & Faculty - Free w/NWTC ID

**Prices may differ for special events.

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