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Group Visits

Between our displays, programs, and instructors, we can tailor your visit to the needs of your class or group.

If your group prefers to visit the Conservatory without scheduling a guided tour, we also offer a free cell phone self-guided audio tour of the collection.
(Your cell phone carrier data rates may apply.)

Groups are encouraged to call ahead for availability:

Guided Tours for Adult Groups

Ideal for senior centers, garden clubs, Master Gardener groups, and all horticulture enthusiasts.

Contact us to schedule your tour at least 2 weeks prior to your preferred date.

Tours are available during business hours. A standard tour runs between an hour and an hour and a half, depending on questions from the group, etc.

*Occasionally, show set up, tours already scheduled, or other activities may affect the availability of tour dates, especially for large groups.

Tour Information

Wednesday 11am-3pm
Thursday 11am-3pm
Friday 11am-3pm
Saturday 10am-4pm
Sunday 10am-4pm


To schedule a group tour for adults, contact our Naturalist Molly at:

(410) 396-7839

School Age Groups

The Friends of the Rawlings Conservatory's Little Leaves

The Little Leaves curriculum is designed to support and supplement the Maryland State Science Standards for the second grade. Students complete Little Leaves with a better understanding of plant life and learn what plants need to survive in different habitats, how to use their senses to observe natural phenomena, and how to visually illustrate their observations through drawing.

School Groups

Our Naturalist Molly Hoopes also leads tours for Home School, Public, and Private school students. To learn more about these unique educational experiences and check for availability, contact Molly directly at:

(410) 396-7839 or [email protected]

The multifaceted sundial in the outdoor gardens, looking at the Conservatory

Photo Shoot Policies

All posed photography, group photography, and professional or commercial photography must apply for and be issued a photo permit.

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