GUIDED TOURS

For visitors who would like to know more about the Botanic Garden and the fascinating World of plants, we offer guided tours for all age groups and on different subjects. On average, tours take about 90 minutes. Groups are limited to a maximum number of 20 participants. Larger groups must be split and given parallel tours.

Tours can be given in German or English.

For booking or any other inquiries about our guided tours please contact us via Email.

GUIDED TOURS FOR ADULTS

Whether you are looking for a special activity for a company outing, to celebrate your birthday or an anniversary, a guided tour through the Botanic Garden is always something special.

Popular subjects:
- General tour through the garden, including the Chinese Garden, and the great glasshouses
- Plant adaptations to extreme habitats
- Cacti and other succulents
- Orchids
- The Chinese Garden

Fees: On weekdays, a guided tour of 90 minutes costs 70 € per group. On Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays as well as outside our usual opening times, guided tours cost 120 € per group.


GUIDED TOURS FOR SCHOOL CLASSES

Helping to instill a better understanding of the natural world and enthusiasm for plants in young people is very important to us. Therefore, we also offer guided tours for school classes from primary school to A-level. The subjects of the tours can be individually adapted in collaboration with teachers. Popular subjects for school tours include, for example, "Plant adaptations to different habitats", "Relationships between plants and animals" or "Rainforests".

Fees: For school classes we charge a reduced fee of 35 € per group. Ideally, groups should not exceed 15 (absolute max. 20) participants. Larger classes have to be split into several groups and and given parallel tours.


POSTAL ADDRESS

Ruhr-University Bochum
Botanic Garden
Universitätsstraße 150
D-44801 Bochum
GERMANY

ADDRESS FOR SATNAVS

"Universitätsstraße 160" or
GPS-COORDINATES 51.444761, 7.269031

CONTACT

phone: +49 (234)-32 -23098
E-Mail

OPENING TIMES

Summer
April 01 - October 31

Outdoor: Mon-Sun 9:00 - 18:00 h

Winter
November 01 - March 31

Outdoor: Mon-Sun 9:00 - 16:00 h

PLEASE NOTE: Glasshouses and Chinese Garden still closed due to Corona.

Closed on December 24 and 31 as well as during storms and icy conditions

  • Admission free
  • No bicycles, e-scooters and drones
  • Dogs are allowed outdoors but only on the lead