Public Tours

Public tours are offered many times throughout the week. Tours meet in the Atrium and last one hour unless otherwise specified. Tours may be subject to change, please confirm tour information below with our Visitor Services staff.



Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser

Public tours take place every Wednesday at 12:30 pm, Saturday at 2 pm, and Sunday at 12:30 pm


The Crown under the Hammer: Russia, Romanovs, Revolution

Public tours take place every Friday at 12:30 pm



Wednesday through Sunday at 1 pm

Meet in Atrium.

Explore the Cantor's collections in this 60-minute, docent-guided, tour which focuses on a selection of works from different cultures and time periods. Conversation and curiosity is encouraged. Most Friday tours are led by Stanford students in the Cantor Guides program.Cantor Guides tours: Saturdays 3–4pm, and Sundays 12–1pm

Anderson Collection

Wednesdays at 12:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm

Meet in the Anderson Collection's lobby. Please visit the Anderson Collection website for more information about public tours.

Outdoor Sculpture Walk
• First Sunday of each month at 2 pm, rain or shine
Meet at the Main Quad entrance where The Oval meets Serra Street. This tour explores the Stanford campus and its extensive outdoor collection of 20th-century sculpture in the quad and south campus area.
• Third Sunday of each month at 11:30 am, rain or shine. Meet in the Cantor's Atrium

Rodin Garden and Gallery Tour
Wednesdays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11:30 am, Sundays at 3 pm, rain or shine. Meet in the Atrium

Memorial Church
Fridays at 1 pm, last Sunday of the month at 11:15 pm rain or shine. Meet at the church entrance in the Main Quad
This tour explores Memorial Church, the physical heart of the campus that is replete with stained glass windows, mosaics, and stone carvings.

Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden
Third Sundays of the Month, 2 pm, rain or shine
Meet on the corner of Santa Teresa and Lomita Drive
Created on-site at Stanford by artists from Papua New Guinea, the garden contains wood and stone carvings of people, animals, and magical beings that illustrate clan stories and creation myths.


Saturdays at 11 am
Meet at the Windhover entrance, located on Santa Teresa Street at Sam Morris Way, between Governor's Avenue and Lomita Drive
A docent-led tour of the Windhover, a spiritual and meditative refuge from the hustle and bustle of campus life. The tour will include information about the conceptual ideas behind the physical structure and an in-depth look at the Windhover series by Nathan Oliveira featured in the building.

Hanna House
The Hanna-Honeycomb House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in the 1930s for Jean and Paul Hanna. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been designated by the American Institute of Architects as one of 17 buildings by Mr. Wright that exemplify his contribution to American culture. For information and to book a Hanna House tour, call 650-725-8352 or visit their website.

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