Garden Tours & Trams

With 385 acres to explore at the Garden, where do you begin?

Garden Tours & Trams

Hours of operation

Enjoy a tram tour for an overview of popular areas. Return each season to experience transformed views. Listen to an informative narration by your guide as you ride through the colorful landscape!

Grand Tram Tours run daily weather permitting through mid October and last about 35 minutes each. Check in with a Garden Admissions representative as Garden departure times and availability vary. Availability is on a first come first serve basis and requires riders to present a membership card or admission ticket to board the tram. Trams are wheelchair accessible. Tour packages are available for groups of 15 or more.

Grand Tram Tour

Get carried away on this 2.3-mile narrated tour! Learn the history and science of the Garden while viewing highlights including the McDonald Woods, Elizabeth Hubert Malott Japanese Garden, the new Learning Campus, and others. Enjoy views alongside the Garden’s 81 acres of water!

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BMO Bank