World-renowned gardens surround the 35 acres of the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These gardens include 250 flower beds, more than 165,000 bedding plants, and over 700 varieties of plants from all over the world. The gardens are redesigned every six months and replanted by hundreds of volunteers. Free one-hour tours of the Church Office Building Plaza, which includes gardens surrounding the Joseph Smith Memorial Building, the Lion House, the Beehive House, and the Conference Center roof gardens, are offered April through September.
Duration: 45 – 60 minutes
- Regular tours of the Plaza requiring no appointment are Monday – Friday at 11:00 a.m., meeting the guide at the East Lobby Desk of the Church Office Building.
- Regular tours are also on Sunday Mornings at 10:30 a.m. meeting at the East Gate of Temple Square following the Tabernacle Choir Broadcast.
- Regular tours of the Conference Center Rooftop gardens requiring no appointment are Monday – Friday at 10:00 a.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. (following the Tabernacle Choir Broadcast) meeting the guide at Door 15.
- Private tour appointments to be held at other times, for any size group or venue, may be scheduled by calling the Garden Tours Office.
The Plaza Tour
|Monday – Friday, 11:00am||Meet in the East Lobby Desk of the Church Office Building|
|Sunday, 10:30am||Meet at the East Gate of Temple Square following the Tabernacle Choir Broadcast|
|Conference Center Rooftop||Monday – Friday, 10:00am||Meet inside Door 15, south side of the Conference Center|
|Sunday, 10:30am AND 11:30am||Meet at Door 15, south side of the Conference Center, following the Tabernacle Choir Broadcast|
Garden Tours Office: 801-240-5916
General Contact: 801-531-1000