New York State

Innisfree Garden

This garden merges Modernist and Romantic design techniques with traditional Chinese and Japanese garden design, and offers groups insight into a powerful example of mid-20th century landscape design. Groups can schedule private tours, given by the landscape curator, or peruse the garden on their own. Guided tours highlight the garden’s unique design and beauty, and explore the story of the garden.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 362 Tyrrel Road., Millbrook, New York 12545. Duchess County. Tel: 845-677-8000. Website: www.innisfreegarden.org. Hrs: Wed.-Fri. 10AM-4PM, Weekends 11AM-5PM.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Cost: Fee; Free for School Groups.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Botanical Garden Lesson Plan

The diverse world of plants is perhaps the weirdest, and most fascinating, of all living things. Students act like plant hunters to observe plant life. Do a little digging on your next trip to a botanical garden (not literally!), and see what interesting plant facts you can find.... Continue