Japanese Garden Docent Tours

Join knowledgeable docents for a guided tour of our beautiful Japanese Garden. Enjoy lovely vistas while docents discuss design elements, history, and the cultural significance of Japanese gardens. Plants and animals found in the garden are also discussed.

Tour length: 60 to 90 minutes – docents will modify the tour to suit the guests.
Terrain: Mildly uneven paths and stairs.
Group size: Individuals, small groups or families, and large groups of up to 60 guests are welcome.
Tickets:
• FWBG Members — $0 – a benefit of your membership!
• Children, age 5 and younger — $0
• Children, ages 6 to 15 — $7 (cost includes admission fee)
• Adults, age 16 to 64 — $13 (cost includes admission fee)
• Adults, age 65 and older — $11 (cost includes admission fee)
$2.00 per person discount for groups of 20 or more.

Japanese Garden tours are scheduled per your request. To request a tour please  email or call 817-332-4441 ext. 210.  

Japanese Garden Docent “Silver Highlights” Tours

If you would love a docent-led tour of the Japanese Garden but are concerned about your ability to negotiate the challenging terrain, this is the tour for you.

The pace of this 60-minute tour is slow and relaxed. Guests walk no more than 1/3 of a mile with three opportunities for bench-seating rests and must be able to climb three steps (with railings) and manage slight elevation changes.  

A minimum of one guest is required per tour with a maximum of 12 guests. (We can accommodate  12 guests with two docent led groups  and a 15-minute staggered start.)

Tour length: 60 minutes
Terrain: A specifically designed route covers approximately 1/3rd of the garden, avoiding hilly and staired areas.
Group size: Individuals, small groups or families, and large groups of up to 60 guests are welcome.
Tickets: As above

Japanese Garden Silver Highlights tours are scheduled per your request. To request a tour please  email or call 817-332-4441 ext. 210.