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Rainy weather and want to know if our monthly Art in the Garden tour is happening? Just call the Garden Center at 817-463-4160 (option 6). The decision to cancel is made by 8 am the day of the tour.
Explore and delight in our campus, which features 25 distinct gardens as well as collections such as the Begonia Species Bank, which is the largest species begonia collection in North America. The BRIT building features our herbarium, exhibitions highlighting our worldwide research projects, and our library and special collections; tour this LEED platinum certified building!
Our monthly Art in the Garden tour meets at the Garden Center’s Leonard Courtyard (by the fountain) the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 am. Tours are 60-minutes in length, focusing on 4-5 works in our outdoor sculpture collection.
Learn about BRIT’s research programs, herbarium, libraries, educational programs, and sustainable building. We are green from the ground up; learn why and how as you take this hour-long tour of BRIT’s very special LEED Platinum home with a trained docent.
Monday – Friday (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) to groups desiring a private tour of the Institute. Please make requests at least 3 weeks prior to your visit. Cost: $8 per person; $7 per member. To schedule a large group or private docent-guided tour, please email or call 817-332-4441.
Tour our outdoor sculpture collection with a knowledgeable docent. Enjoy learning more about selected artworks and engaging in conversation. Tours last 60 minutes. A minimum of two people is required per tour, with a maximum of 15 guests. Two-weeks notice is required of all tour requests. In addition to regular admission rates is a $1 per person docent fee.
If you would like to book this tour, please email with the number in your party and the date and time requested. We will let you know if a docent is available.
There are more than 1,800 species in the genus Begonia. The Botanic Garden collection contains over 350 species and over 600 hybrids, making it the largest begonia collection in North America. In 2015, the FWBG became the first botanic garden in Texas to receive accreditation for its begonia collection through the Plant Collections Network and currently has the only accredited begonia collection in the nation.
Begonia Collection tours are available by emailing or calling 817-463-4135. General admissions rates apply.
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.
Tours generally last 75-90 minutes. Although our docents can modify tour paths as needed, guests should be prepared for mildly uneven terrain and stairs.
A minimum of two people is required per tour with a maximum of 60 guests. (Per docent availability we strive for a ratio of no more than 5 guests per docent). In addition to regular admission rates is a $1 per person docent fee.
If you would like to book this tour, please email or call 817-463-4135.
Fuller Garden docent tours are not available at this time.