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The Baker Arboretum

P.O. Box One

Bowling Green, KY 42102


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The Downing Museum



Red Obelisk Beech behind the Antique lamp from Copenhagen.

Tour Reservation Form


Admission is free.
Tour reservations are for groups of 8 or more.
Please make reservations at least one week in advance.
For more information about visiting the Baker Arboretum, contact the Baker Arboretum
For more information about visiting the Downing Museum, contact the Downing Museum



Only if applicable. Group Name: WKU class, other school or organization; e.g. WKU Plant ID, American Conifer Society.

For the Enjoyment of All

Baker Arboretum Rules:

  • Stay on patios, pathways and lawn areas. 
  • Please leave flowers and plants in place for everyone to enjoy.
  • This is a tobacco free campus.
  • Please refrain from bringing food and drinks.
  • Photographs and videos are for personal use only. 

 Downing Museum Rules:

The Downing Museum staff must ensure your safety, as well as the safety of museum artifacts and exhibits. 

  • Do not touch works of art - residues from fingers can permanently damage artifacts.  
  • No food or drinks are allowed inside the museum.
  • Flash photography is prohibited.  Photographs and videos are for personal use only.
  • For school groups/groups of children:
    • One chaperone must be present per 10 children.
    • Chaperones must remain with the group at all times and are responsible for their discipline and contact.

Violation of these rules will result in one verbal warning.  Further rule violations will result in the group or individual being escorted to the museum exit. 

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 Last Modified 10/19/16