Group Tours

Come join us for a 75 minute tour of the HBRC. There is a minimum of 20 and a maximum of 40 individuals per tour. Please let us know in advance of your tour how many people will be attending.

The tour fee is $5.00 per person. Payment can be made upon arrival. We can accept cash, credit, debit or cheque payable to the University of Guelph. Alternatively, once your tour is booked, we can send you an invoice ahead of your tour date that can be paid online with a credit card.

NOTE: To ensure everyone’s safety, tour participants should arrive no more than 10 minutes prior to the scheduled tour time and will need to leave the grounds after the tour is complete.

Contact us to book your tour date:

For any further questions, reach out to us.

Release and Indemnification Form

We require that each person touring our facility complete a release and indemnification form. The purpose of this document is to inform individuals who might be at risk around stinging insects. Please bring the completed form(s) on the tour date. Those with a known allergy to honey bee stings can participate in all parts of the tour except for the demonstration in the bee yard.

View and download our form Release for Honeybee Tour.


We are located at “Townsend House”, Honey Bee Research Centre, 308 Stone Road East, on the north side of Stone Road, just west of Victoria Road.