Adult Group Tours

 

Whether you want to bring your local historical society or your community gardening club, Historic London Town and Gardens offers something of interest for all interests and ages.

Tour Options
Group tours may choose from any of the tour options:

  • Guided tour of the William Brown House and historic area (45 to 60 minutes)

  • Guided tour of our ornamental and woodland gardens (30-45 minutes) (Available March-June)

 

In addition, groups may self-guide through our exhibit, historic area, and gardens before or after the guided portion.

 

Host a Class at London Town

With 23-acres of beautiful gardens, history, and nature, London Town is an ideal place for photographers, painters, yoga enthusiasts, and more! We're happy to welcome college classes, art guilds, studios, and other organized groups to the property during our regular open hours. The fee is $10 / participant, and for groups larger than four people, we require pre-registration. Please email us with the information requested in "Scheduling Information." 

 

For photography classes, please refer to our photography policy here

Tour Cost

  • History Tour (William Brown House & Historic Area): $12/person

  • Garden Tour (Ornamental & Woodland Gardens): $12/person

  • Combination Tour (History & Garden): $15/person

 

Minimum

Our minimum program fee is $75.

 

Payment Schedule

  • A nonrefundable deposit of 25% of the total fee is due within two weeks of receiving the confirmation and invoice to hold your reservation.

  • The balance is due at the beginning of your tour.

  • Non-payment may result in the cancellation of your program.

Rescheduling and Cancellations

  • We will make every effort possible to reschedule tours.

  • All payments may be transferred to the rescheduled date, but nonrefundable deposits will not be refunded for any cancelled programs.

 

Dates & Times

  • Adult tours are available Wednesdays through Sundays.

  • Plan to arrive at least 10 minutes before your tour begins. This will ensure enough time for you to check in and get settled before the tour.

 

Group Size

We are currently able to accommodate 45 adults at a time on a tour. Once on site, groups will be divided further into 15-person groups.

Scheduling Information
To schedule a tour, please email us at education@historiclondontown.org with the following information. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to call us at (410) 222-1919 x200. Please note that, due to high call volume, we’re unable to schedule tours over the phone.

Please let us know:

  • Contact person

  • Contact email

  • Contact phone number

  • Which tour do you want to schedule?

  • First choice date AND time?

  • Second choice date AND time?

  • Number of participants

 

Accessibility

Historic London Town and Gardens wants to be as accessible as possible. If you have a need not covered below, or if you have questions, please don't hesitate to reach out at visit@historiclondontown.org or (410) 222-1919x200.

  • Parking is free and designated accessible parking spaces are available near the Visitor Center.

  • The Visitor Center and Pavilion are fully accessible.

  • We have a wheelchair available in the Visitor Center which can be borrowed for free during your visit.

  • The first floor of the William Brown House is accessible.

  • Our historic area has many areas with uneven terrain and steep inclines.

  • Our gardens have many areas with uneven terrain and steep inclines. There are three paths with stairs.

  • Large print maps are available onsite.

Sensory Experience

  • If anyone in your group has difficulty waiting in lines, you are welcome to bring fidgets, music headphones, a manipulative toy or other equipment they might need.

  • The Visitor Center has large open spaces, and small constricted hallways. The floor is carpeted. This building can be busy and loud.

  • The exhibit in the Visitor Center has a few different audio-visual elements, which can be loud.

 

Brick and Gravel Paths

  • In the historic area, there are gravel paths. The paths vary in evenness.

  • In the gardens, there are gravel and grass paths, as well as stairs. The paths vary in evenness and can be slippery.

 

William Brown House

  • In the cellar of the William Brown House (the first floor), the floors are made of brick.

  • The first floor is wheelchair accessible.

  • If anyone in your group is not able to or is not comfortable with visiting the second floor, they may wait on the first floor.

  • The second floor is made of wood.

  • A virtual tour of the entire building is available on our website for anyone who isn't able or comfortable with visiting it.

Quiet Spaces

While London Town does not have a permanent sensory break space, if anyone in your party needs a quiet space for a break, please ask a staff member where an appropriate location would be.

 

Restrooms

Restrooms are available in the Visitor Center. Each restroom has a wheelchair accessible stall.