Garden Tours

Cantigny’s 500-acre estate offers educational and recreational experiences through visits to the formal gardens, Visitors Center and the First Division Museum. Use the form below to request a group tour.

Group Size

Private Garden Tours can be arranged for adult groups of 10 guests or more. To help us plan for your visit, we request that group reservations be made at least two weeks in advance.


Group tour costs are dependent upon the size of your group, as listed below. All vehicles in your group will also have to pay the standard parking fee for the day of your tour.

Our docents are U of I Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners who have been specifically trained to give garden tours at Cantigny. They are very knowledgeable and passionate about Cantigny and all types of plants.

Our Horticultural staff members have a supervisory role in at least one garden area of the tour. Staff-led tours are recommended for horticulture-based organizations.

Group SizeStaff LedDocent Led

All money generated from garden tours will be used for additional garden programming. Our reservation specialist will contact you to verify your reservation and to arrange payment after reviewing your request. Reservations are not confirmed until payment has been made.

Tour Times

Tours are available upon request. Our reservation specialist will work with your group to accommodate requests to the best of our ability.

Request a Tour

Garden Tour Request Form

Please enter a number from 10 to 100.
Groups must be between 10 and 100 guests
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First Time Choice(Required)
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Second Time Choice
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Third Time Choice