Cranbrook Gardens Tour

Meet at the Cranbrook House Courtyard Garden 
Sundays, June 16 (SOLD OUT), July 14 (SOLD OUT), August 18 (SOLD OUT), and September 15, 2024 (SOLD OUT)
10:00am - 11:00am

Tour Cranbrook Gardens with a trained volunteer to learn about the renowned 40-acre gardens at the former home of George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth, the philanthropists who founded Cranbrook Educational Community. 

Photograph of flowers and Harmony at Cranbrook Gardens.

Discover the story of the Booths, the history of the property, and the many sculptures and other works of art on the grounds. 

MidwestLiving calls Cranbrook House & Gardens one of “7 Midwest Estate Gardens Worth Traveling For.” Book your tour of this beautiful attraction today to find out why!

    Accessibility
    Cranbrook House & Gardens is a historic facility preserved and maintained as closely as possible to its original design. For information on accessibility, please click here.  


    Location
    Cranbrook House & Gardens
    380 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

    Parking is available onsite in our main parking lot and on Lone Pine Road.

    Click here for a map


    Check-in
    Please check in at the Cranbrook House Courtyard Garden and provide the docent with the name you used to register to verify admission. There are no tickets for this event. You do not need to print your confirmation (we recommend having it available on your mobile device for reference). 


    Rain Policy
    We may cancel the tour if there is a high probability of inclement weather forecasted during or before each tour. If we decide to cancel the tour, an alert will be placed at the top of our website. In most cases, the cancelation will be posted at least an hour before the tour begins. When possible, guests will also be notified by email.


    Refund Policy
    Guests will receive a refund if a tour is canceled by Cranbrook due to inclement weather or other reasons. Tours are otherwise nonrefundable and nontransferable.


    Additional Information

    • Tours will start promptly at their scheduled times. Please arrive 15 to 20 minutes early to allow time to park and check in. 
    • This is an outdoor walking tour. Guests are encouraged to check the weather forecast and dress comfortably for the conditions.
    • Please note that plant identification is not included in this tour.  

    Private Tours of Cranbrook Gardens

    Bring your family, friends, garden club members, or other groups out for a private tour of Cranbrook Gardens, Cranbrook House, or both (private tours can also include tea or lunch)!

    Photo Credits
    Greek Theatre photography by Colton Graub. Courtesy of Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research.
    Harmony at the Reflecting Pool photography by Eric Franchy.