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Guided Garden Tours 

Garden tours are available for groups of five adults or more. A $2.00 guide fee will be added onto the cost of Admission. Groups of 10 to 25 will have the guide fee capped at $20.00. An additional guide is required for groups of 26 or more.

In order to assure the availability of a guide, arrangements must be made at least two weeks in advance. Tours scheduled with less than two weeks notice will be accommodated as resources are available.

Golf Cart Tours

Please note: Adult golf cart tours are provided Tuesday thru Friday at 3:00 PM during the summer and early fall.


The tour is limited to five people, per day, and a driver is provided. The cost is $2.00 per person plus Dow Gardens Admission

Due to popularity, reservations are highly suggested. Please call 631-2677 or email for more information.


The Pines Tour

Tours of  the Herbert H. and Grace Dow Home (The Pines) take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays at 10:00AM as well as Fridays at 1:30PM. The cost is $7 plus admission. Adults only please. No high heels allowed.

Visitors are welcome to just drop in at The Visitor Center to begin their tour. A short (5 minute) walk through Dow Gardens is necessary to access the home. Due to the historic nature, the building is not handicap accessible.

Mobility Challenges? Please visit our accessibility page for information regarding mobility aids that are available for guided or unguided visits.