Spring in the gardens


There's something new in every season

Group Tour Reservation Request Form

MAXIMUM/TOTAL guest count - up to 55 people.
Please call for groups larger than 55.
Planning Your Day's Schedule

Except for taxis, vehicles are not permitted to drop off or leave. Two courtesy passes are provided—one for the tour leader and one for bus/shuttle/van driver. Passes do not apply for café or shop purchases. Please note: Buses are not allowed on Sundays.

Dining Options
Please select your preferred dining option
We ask all groups of ten or more to make advance arrangements if they plan to dine with us. Please review the group dining options on the Group Dining Menus under Merriweather Café. Advance reservations are required for full-service dining and are subject to availability. Prearranged on the go dining options are also available for groups. Groups are asked to pre-order at least seven business days prior to their visit. A minimum of ten guests is required. Groups are also welcome to visit Merriweather To Go at their leisure during their visit without prior arrangements.
Requested Full-Service Dining Reservation Time
Full-Service Dining Preferred Menu
Prices include tax and 18% gratuity. Parties of ten and more that are dining full-service are required to pre-order from one of our full-service group menus seven days in advance of their visit. For menu descriptions, please visit our Group Dining Menus under Merriweather Café.
Touring Options
  • Complimentary parking
  • A 10-minute orientation film
  • Access to special exhibition (when available)
  • Self-guided tour, docent-led tour, or private tour
  • Access to the mansion, formal gardens, greenhouse, café, and museum shop
Please select your preferred tour option. For guided tours, please indicate tour and time preferences in the below sections.
Please note: Guided garden tours are available only in the spring and fall. Spring garden tours start mid-April and end mid-June; fall garden tours start mid-September end mid-November. Private tours are booked outside of the pre-set tour times listed above and may focus on specific areas of the collections or gardens, be given in a foreign language, or include a special presentation. Private and custom tours are based on availability.
Docent-Led Mansion Tours
Seasonal Public Docent-Led Garden Tours

Group Tour Info
(T) 202.243.3914 |
4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008