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Botanical Garden

Guided tours for school classes

Target groups:

  • School classes of all levels
  • Teacher groups (further education)


Your wishes and our possibilities will be discussed by telephone.

Possible topics (depending on the season):


90 minutes. Classes with more than 15 pupils are divided into two groups and guided through the garden for 45 minutes one after the other.
mornings (Mon-Fri) between 09.30 - 11.30
in the afternoon (Mon-Fri) between 13.00 - 16.00

Course management



Admission to the garden: free
A guided tour costs 200 CHF for all schools (large classes, special topics depending on expenditure). You will receive an invoice for payment after the tour.


Registration with Online form (in german)
or per Email to

2-3 weeks in advance


Cancellation conditions

The tour takes place in all weathers.

If you have to postpone your garden tour, please notify us immediately by phone or email ( 044 634 84 14 oder 079 656 48 66;

The following conditions apply to the cancellation of tours or in the event of no-shows:

  1. Cancellation is free of charge up to 7 days before the date.
  2. If you cancel the tour less than 7 but more than 3 days before the date, the   cancellation fee is 50% of the price.
  3. If you cancel the tour less than 3 days before the date, the full price will be charged.
  4. If a group does not show up for the tour, the full price will also be charged.



Organisational matters

Classes of more than 15 people are divided into two groups and guided through the garden one after the other. You are responsible for the programme of the other half class. We recommend taking an accompanying person, especially for the lower classes.


Weiterführende Informationen


Fascinating flora under the microscope

We offer 3 themes:
- Plants and scent
- Plants with hair, hooks and thorns
- The world of flowers

From 4th grade to high school level. Duration: 90', of which 45' in the garden and 45' at the microscope.


Plants and climate change

How are our plants in Switzerland coping with climate change?

How are the forest and alpine plants doing? Which ecosystems are particularly valuable for binding greenhouse gases? And how do plants cope with drought and higher temperatures?

The new topic for school classes is suitable for primary 5 and up.