Public Tours



The Arboretum office is in the F. W. Olin Science Center.

Free Saturday morning guided tours:

Tours run on Saturdays at 10 a.m.,  from Saturday, May 10, 2014 to the last Saturday in October, with the exception of May 17 (Commencement) and May 31 (Reunion Weekend).

Tours are free and open to the public.

Meet at the blue sculpture located near New London Hall on the campus of Connecticut College at 10 a.m.

Tours vary from week to week:

First Saturday – Tour of the Campus Landscape
Second Saturday – Tour of the Caroline Black Garden
Third and Fourth Saturday – Tour of the Native Plant Collection
In months with a fifth Saturday - Tour of the Caroline Black Garden

Self-Guided Tours
Visitors to the Native Plant Collection will find a notice board and a free self-guided tour brochure at the main entrance on Williams Street. The Arboretum is open daily from sunrise to sunset.

Private Guided Tours
Private guided tour destinations include the Caroline Black Garden, the Native Plant Collection and the Connecticut College campus.

Single Tour

Tour the diverse Native Plant Collection, the exquisite Caroline Black Garden, or the beautiful campus international tree collection.

$80 for a group of 20 or fewer (add $5 for each additional person). The tours take approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes but can be tailored to meet the group's needs.

 

* A 15% discount on tours only is available for all organizations that have a Connecticut College Arboretum membership.

Bring a sack lunch and eat in Buck Lodge by the Arboretum pond at no extra cost.

Tours can be tailored to meet individual groups' needs.

Tours can be arranged by phoning or writing:

The Connecticut College Arboretum
270 Mohegan Avenue, Box 5201
Connecticut College
New London, CT 06320
860-439-5020
Email: arbor@conncoll.edu

The Arboretum logo.

Contact Information:
Phone:
860-439-5020
Email arbor@conncoll.edu
Connecticut College
Arboretum
Box 5201
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320