Destinations & Tours

Hoover Tower

Enjoy a panoramic view of the Stanford campus and the surrounding Bay Area from the Hoover Tower observation platform.

Cantor Arts Center

The Cantor Arts Center’s diverse collections span continents, cultures, and 4,000 years of art history and include the largest gathering of Rodin bronzes outside Paris. Come see a wide range of changing exhibitions and take advantage of docent tours, lectures, gallery talks, symposia, classes, and special events.

Rodin Sculpture Garden

The Rodin Sculpture Garden is open all hours, with lighting for nighttime viewing.

Memorial Church

Explore Memorial Church and its fascinating history, including stories of its endurance through two damaging earthquakes. Docent-led tours available.

The Dish Hiking Trail

This popular recreational area for hiking and jogging is open to the public from approximately sunrise to sunset throughout the year.

Hanna House

The Hanna Honeycomb House has been designated by the American Institute of Architects as one of 17 buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright that exemplify his contribution to American culture. To visit the house, please reserve your spot in a guided tour.

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve

The 1,189 acre Preserve provides a natural laboratory for researchers from all over the world, educational experiences to students and docent-led visitors, and refuge to native plants and animals. To visit Jasper Ridge, please request a tour well in advance.

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Tours include a visit to the lab’s 2 mile linear accelerator, and are offered for visitors 12 years of age and above. Tours may also be reserved for school groups. Advance reservations required.

Stanford Visitor Center

Stanford University’s Visitor Information Services welcomes more than 100,000 visitors to campus annually, offering campus tours and providing information about the university and the surrounding area.

Stanford Campus Nature Walk

A self-guiding podcast tour of plants, animals, and science art on the Stanford Campus.