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Garden to Glass: Iconic Olbrich

3330 Atwood Ave., Madison, WI 53704

Due to limited capacity in the outdoor gardens, this experience is not being offered at this time. Please check back in spring 2021 for updates.



Use your senses to get up close and personal with Olbrich's award-winning gardens. Experience some of our most iconic garden spaces in a more intimate way, along with some lesser-known gems as well!


Smell, touch, and taste your way through this guided sensory tour, featuring plants we all know and love, as well as those that surprise and astonish! Nearly 3,000 different plant species call the Gardens home, and each has its own unique story to tell.


At the end, enjoy a botanical cocktail inspired by the plants featured during the experience. Remember your visit with a souvenir glass along with recipes to make your own botanically inspired drinks at home.


Public tours available Thursdays throughout summer months. Private tours available by request.


This is an Essential Madison Experience, a hands-on experience designed just for you. It's authentic, immersive and uniquely Madison. Click to see the full collection.

Essential Madison Experience
  • Availability: Select Thursdays, June–September, 6–7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $25 per person
  • Food & Beverage:
  • Kids & Families:
  • Maximum # of Participants: 25
  • Minimum # Participants: 10
  • Private Group Bookings:
  • Seasonal: