Group Tours

"Horticulture and History" Tour



A tour is a great way to experience the beauty, diversity and historical significance of Reeves-Reed Arboretum.  The guided Horticulture and History tour includes seasonal bloom highlights, heirloom trees, historic garden areas, a visit the Colonial Revival home built in 1889 and the opportunity to view rotating exhibits and displays.  You may also visit the Louise Muncie Roehm Greenhouse.


Group Tour Guidelines


Fee:  The fee for the Horticulture and History tour is $10 per person.  Minimum of 6 people is needed for tours, but can accommodate groups of up to 15 people.  Tours run for approximately 60 minutes.  Payment in full is due 2 weeks in advance.


Arrival Time:  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled time. We understand that it is difficult to foresee delays; however, if you arrive more than 30 minutes after your scheduled time, it may not be possible to accommodate your tour.  Please contact the Arboretum office at 908-272-8787 ext. 1414 if you are delayed more than 15 minutes.


Vehicle instructions:  Small occupancy vehicles should precede to the parking lot located at the end of the driveway.  Large vehicles have difficulty navigating the Arboretum's internal roadway, parking lot and exit ramp.  It is recommended that motor coaches discharge their passengers at the pedestrian entry gate.  Please have your vehicle wait for you outside the arboretum property on Hobart Avenue.


Check-in procedures:  Tours depart from the entry patio adjacent to the Wisner House.  Your tour guide will greet you there.


Weather:  Tours are conducted rain or shine.  Historic gardens and plant collections are mainly outdoors.  Please dress appropriately.  Comfortable walking shoes are recommended if you would like to take advantage of all the Garden has to offer.


For more information or to schedule a group tour please contact Joyce Zemsky at 908-273-8787 ext. 1414 or j.zemsky@reeves-reedarboretum.org.


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