Pre-K – 12 Groups


When the colors change, grab a camera and grab a friend… (photo: David Michael Howarth Photography)

For more information and to book please fill out the form below and we will contact you within five business days of your submission to learn more about your group. Due to COVID-19 some options may be temporarily unavailable including guided-tours.

There are different ways for Pre-K – 12 groups to experience Grounds For Sculpture. Teachers may choose to self-guide with their students or to explore the grounds through a one-hour Guided Tour. Groups with advance reservations can visit GFS for a modest fee of $8 per student.

Pre-K – 12 groups are limited to 50 students per school per day. Workshops are also available on a limited basis. Due to the large number of requests we receive, scheduling a visit at least eight weeks in advance is highly recommended. All requests are subject to availability and capacity is limited.


Please review our Student Group Visit Reminders and the Introduction to GFS Slideshow on your own and with your students before your visit.



NOTE: TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED. Guided Tours are available with advance notice for 3rd – 12th grade school, camp, and youth groups numbering 50 students or less. Trained guides cover a select number of sculptures throughout the garden and may briefly introduce the works in the indoor galleries. Guided Tours are available at no additional cost to visiting school groups and are subject to availability.



A non-refundable $50 deposit is due to confirm your visit. This amount will be deducted from the total amount due when full payment is collected.

Full Payment will be collected upon arrival at Grounds For Sculpture or can be prepaid in advance. We accept credit cards (American Express, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover), checks, or Purchase Orders.

Please make checks and purchase orders to Grounds For Sculpture.

Attention: Group Visit Coordinator | 80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619



All Pre-K – 12 students must be accompanied by adults at all times.

Grades Pre-K – 5 must be accompanied by (1) chaperone for every (5) students.

Grades 6 – 12 must be accompanied by (1) chaperone for at least every (10) students. Additional adults will be required to pay regular admission, unless due to the particular needs of your group additional chaperones are required.



Pre-K – 12 groups are permitted to carry unopened bagged lunches with them on the grounds to enjoy at designated eating areas. Student group eating areas are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. In the case of inclement weather, please note that we cannot guarantee an available eating area inside. In such cases, groups may be asked to eat lunch on the bus.

Groups can also order bagged lunches to be picked up on-site. Orders must be received five business days prior to the date of your visit. A credit card number is required to guarantee your order. For information about bagged lunches and a sample menu, please contact via email at



Accessible pathways run throughout the garden, and our Welcome Center and Domestic Arts Building are fully accessible.

Assistive Listening Devices are also available for visitors with hearing impairments during Guided Tours.

To learn more about ongoing access services and accommodations, including information on mobility assistance – ACCESSIBILITY.



Please contact the Group Visit Coordinator at (609) 249-0200 as soon as possible if you need to reschedule your visit, and we will try to accommodate any changes. The $50 deposit required to confirm your visit is non-refundable for cancellations.


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