Self-guided Visit

Reservations and Field Guides

For more information please contact Emily Jennings by email or by phone at 415.750.3522.

To order your free Field guides and book a facilitated visit to the de Young, please submit a Reservation Request. For additional information or questions please email or call 415.750.7696.

Examine the Discovery Kit included in your reservation.

To learn about self-guided visits to The Conservatory of Flowers, please visit the Group Tours page. To make a reservation, send an e-mail with subject list "Reservation Request" to and include the following information: group name, contact name and phone number, date of trip, time, and the number of people in your group.

Download the following worksheets featuring works from other regions beyond the Highlands that can be used to plan your Self-guided Tour:


Explore exhibitions associated with the Highlands of New Guinea from the Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art.

A special exhibition of New Guinea orchids has been installed in the Highlands gallery of the Conservatory of Flowers.


Watch Podcasts about Exploring the Highlands of New Guinea that feature artists, scholars, horticulturalists, and museum curators.