Hours of Operation
||Free Plant Tour
|Free Art Museum & Gift Shop
Monday to Friday
10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm
8am to 6pm
9am to 5pm
10am to 5pm
We are closed the following holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day,
Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day
Phone: (303) 729-3412
- The museum will be closed, and we will not be conducting tours on the following dates in 2017:
Monday, January 2
Monday, May 29
Tuesday, July 4
Thursday, November 23
Monday, December 25
Monday, January 1, 2018
- No reservations required! Tickets are on a first come, first served basis.
- Maximum 20 people per tour.
- Tour route approximately 45 minutes and one-half mile.
- Free admission and parking.
- Minimum age requirement: 5 years. Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
- Group visits require 1 chaperone to 3 guests.
- Service dogs, wheelchairs, and walkers are welcome!
- Gift shop with discounted greeting cards and unique gifts
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How long is the tour?
A: The tour is approximately 45 minutes long, including a brief video covering the history of Leanin’ Tree, as well as a half-mile walking tour of the plant.
Q: Do I have to make reservations for the tour?
A: No, the tours are conducted on a first come, first served basis. Groups of 20 people per tour.
Q: What if I want to bring a group of more than 20 people? Can I bring a few extra?
A: Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate groups larger than 20. We suggest splitting into smaller groups, and having one group enjoy the Museum and Sculpture Garden while the other group is on the plant tour.
Q: Is the museum part of the tour?
A: No, the museum is a separate, self- guided tour. Please see our Museum Page for more information about our Art Museum and Gift Shop.
Q: Can I take photos?
A: You are welcome to take photos of the museum artwork (without a flash) and of the sculpture garden, but photos of the plant are prohibited.
Q: Do you have a café?
A: We do not have a café. We have vending machines available with snacks and beverages, and a list of nearby restaurants at the Museum Front Desk.
Location and Directions
Leanin’ Tree is in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, just minutes from the popular Flatiron Mountains and downtown’s Pearl Street Mall. We are located in the Gunbarrel neighborhood at 6055 Longbow Drive, about a mile south of Highway 119. Many guests combine their visit with a free tour of nearby Celestial Seasonings.
Take Foothills Parkway (CO-157) north and continue on Diagonal Highway (CO-119) towards Longmont. Turn right (south) on N. 63rd Street. After 1.1 miles turn right (west) onto Longbow Drive. Continue .4 miles to Leanin’ Tree on the right. Visitor parking is by the large sculpture of a Native American on horseback.
Drive north on I-25 toward Fort Collins. Take exit #217 onto US-36 W. Continue 18 miles and exit on Foothills Parkway (CO-157). Foothills becomes Diagonal Highway (CO-119) after 5 miles. Continue on Diagonal to N 63rd Street (CR-39 S) and turn right. Head south 1.1 miles and turn right onto Longbow Drive. Continue .4 miles to Leanin’ Tree on the right. Visitor parking is by the large sculpture of a Native American on horseback.
Take the Diagonal Highway (CO-119) west towards Boulder. Turn left onto 63rd Street, proceed 1.1 miles and turn right onto Longbow Drive. Continue .4 miles to Leanin’ Tree on the right. Visitor parking is by the large sculpture of a Native American on horseback.
- Elevator access
- Wheelchairs available
- Large museum groups are welcome. No reservations required.
- Museum tours are self-guided
The Leanin’ Tree Museum is a permanent collection. There are no changing exhibits.
Large groups, including school trips
The Leanin’ Tree Museum is prepared at all times to accommodate large groups. The museum is set up for self-guided tours. The Leanin’ Tree parking lot can accommodate several buses. No reservations or appointments are necessary for group visits. Well-supervised children are welcome; however, we do not recommend the museum for groups of children under the age of nine. The museum does not offer children’s art education programs or children’s art games.
Museum Accessibility (ADA Compliance)
The Museum and Sculpture Garden is fully accessible to all visitors. Special needs are met with designated parking spaces and a ground level entrance. A limited number of wheelchairs are available. The museum galleries are on two levels with a connecting elevator.
Families and Children
Small children in strollers and baby backpacks that don't extend above the parent's head are acceptable.
Whether you’re a first-time museum visitor or a returning guest, you need to know a few things about the museum.
Don’t touch. Even the lightest touch can damage a work of art. So please do not touch the art. Your great-great-grandchildren will thank you.
Photography is allowed in the museum without a flash, and in the sculpture garden with or without a flash. Postcards of many of the most popular paintings and sculptures are available in the Gift Shop.
Talk about it. We encourage conversation about the art, but please be courteous to others. Out of respect for everyone, loud or obnoxious visitors, including children, will be asked to leave.
Large bags, packages, backpacks and umbrellas are not allowed in the museum.
Food and drink are permitted and welcome in the sculpture garden but not in the museum.
No smoking. Smoking is not allowed in the museum and sculpture garden.
Leanin’ Tree Products
Many Leanin’ Tree greetings cards and gifts are available for direct purchase in our Gift Shop, or by phone at 800-525-0656, and online at www.LeaninTree.com.
Please click here for a free coupon to be redeemed in our gift shop.
Art and Artist Inquiries
Regretfully, we are unable to respond to requests or inquiries about art or artists.
Clicking on these images of the new bronze sculptures at Leanin' Tree are for your convenience to download and use for purposes of publicity and promotion of the Leanin' Tree Museum only. All photo images are courtesy of Leanin' Tree, Inc.