Garden Tour Field Trips
A Garden Tour leads students on an interactive, multi-sensory journey to discover the history, philosophy and symbolism behind our Ming Dynasty scholar’s Garden and home.
This program is highly customizable and can be tied to a number of curriculum outcomes in subjects such as Social Studies, Arts Education, Language Arts and Science (early years),
Contact our Education Programs Coordinator to customize your visit. We are happy to work with you to create a meaningful and memorable day for your group.
Garden Tour (All Grades)
A Chinese garden is so much more than a collection of plants and rocks. Enjoy a grade-appropriate, interactive tour of the Garden and learn about Ming Dynasty family life, philosophy, and arts.
60 minutes | $6 per student
Add Chinatown Walking Tour: $16 per student
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Creature Quest (K - Grade 3)
What animals are hiding within the garden walls? Through fun and interactive activities, explore the Garden and learn about the cultural significance of certain animals. Then go on a scavenger hunt and finish with an animal-themed craft to take home.
60 minutes | $8 per student
Take place-based learning to a new level!
Use our Garden for a variety of curriculum outcomes. In the past, teachers have used our space for meditation and mindfulness (Physical/Health Education); storytelling and poetry (English Language Arts); Chinese Language Arts and history; sketching and drawing (Arts Education) and much more. Contact us to coordinate a custom field trip that can help meet your teaching goals.