Enid A. Haupt Garden

The Enid A. Haupt Garden is a 4-acre public garden in the Smithsonian complex in Washington, DC, situated between the Castle and Independence Avenue. School program tours of the Smithsonian Gardens are available for elementary, middle, and high school aged groups, and are designed to help students exercise both their minds and bodies. To arrange special tours for school groups or other groups of 10 or more, send a completed garden tour request form to the Garden Tours Department.
 
Contact Info
Address: Washington, DC 20560. Tel: 202-633-2220. Email: gardens@si.edu. Website: gardens.si.edu/our-gardens/haupt-garden.html. Hrs: Daily, Dawn to Dusk.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Environmental 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