Teachers & Students

School Field Trips

Field Classes

Two-hour guided field trips are designed to meet the standards and objectives of the Utah State Core Curriculum at each grade level, focusing on hands-on activities that are sure to thrill students of all ages.

Field trips run September 1st through October 20th and April 1st through June 10th. All classes are held rain or shine, and are led by either a Red Butte staff member or trained volunteer. MORE INFO

Grow Lab Program

Grow Lab

Students and teachers love this inquiry based, hands-on science program. Created in 2001, the Grow Lab Program is designed around the Wisconsin Fast Plant, which matures from seed to seed in 40 days. Each student plants their own plant and learns about plant parts, germination, flowering, pollination, fruit development, and seed dispersal. The Grow Lab Program is FREE to Utah’s 1st grade teachers in public and charter schools. The program includes a teacher workshop, a grow lab light frame kit, planting materials and Wisconsin Fast Plant seeds, an eight lesson curriculum, materials for hands-on activities, a classroom plant poster, a classroom visit, and ongoing support. Materials, supplies, and staff time are valued at over $500. MORE INFO

Botany Bins

Red Butte Garden is pleased to offer a new education outreach program for public and charter classroom teachers and community groups at NO COST! Botany Bins are teacher resource kits that contain engaging, hands-on, core-aligned lesson plans, related literature, real plant specimens, and reproducible materials. Visual aids and background information make the kits easy for teachers and students alike to explore the world of plants and study the fascinating science of botany! MORE INFO


HOURS
Jan 2-Mar 31: 9 am-5 pm
April 1-30: 9 am-7:30pm
May 1-Aug 31: 9 am-9 pm*
Sept 1-30: 9 am-7:30 pm*
Oct 1-Dec 23: 9 am-5 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day
and Dec 24-Jan 1

*Days when outdoor concerts are scheduled, hours are 9 am-5 pm.

Only Service Animals are allowed in the Garden

GENERAL ADMISSION

Members: Free
Adults (ages 18-64): $10
Seniors (ages 65+): $8
Military w/ID: $8
Children (ages 3-17): $6
Children (under 3): Free
U of U Faculty/Staff: $8
U of U Students: Free with valid ID

Groups (12 or more) $1 off ea. person

Enjoy half-price admission December, January, and February

CONTACT
(801)585-0556

LOCATION
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
How to Get Here

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