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Master Plan artist impression
Master Plan outlines new vision for the Gardens

An iconic conservatory, a new cafe and visitor centre and a state-of-the-art seed bank are among the exciting new additions released in the Master Plan for the Australian National Botanic Gardens [read more].

Blossoming future for delicate native shrub

The future population of a critically endangered plant with limited distribution in south-east NSW now has a greater chance of survival thanks to a partnership between Australian National Botanic Gardens, the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage, the National Parks and Wildlife service NSW the and the Goulburn Mulwaree Council [read more].

Prehistoric walk
Dinosaurs in the Gardens

A unique interpreted discovery trail through the Gardens will give visitors a one-of-a-kind opportunity to explore the world of dinosaurs and the evolutionary history of plants during National Science Week [read more].

Grevillea lanigera
Winter flowers in the Gardens

Many Australian plants reach their peak in winter. A brisk walk around the Gardens in the crisp, cool winter air may lift your spirits, warm you up and give you some ideas for your own winter garden [read more].

National Seed Bank lab gets a facelift

The National Seed Bank (NSB) has a new look after renovations to accommodate a range of new equipment and a growing team of NSB scientists, students and volunteers. [read more].

Parnterhsip Development Manager
Meet Annalisa Millar, Gardens' new Partnership and Development Manager

With the recent launch of plans for exciting new projects through the Gardens' Master Plan, Annalisa Millar, our new Parntership and Development Manager has her work cut out for her [read more].

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We welcome your generous support to help us continue to enhance the highest quality of enjoyment, learning and research in horticultural practice, plant science and community education [read more].

Gardens venues and catering from Floresco - perfect for your next occasion

The Gardens is the perfect place to hold your next occasion. With a range of facilities, beautiful surroundings and delicious catering, the Gardens is an ideal venue for your celebrations, meetings, training days or presentations [read more].


In conjunction with the Australian Ceramics Triennale 'Stepping Up' this exhibition will present ceramic works from a group of Ernabella artists

4 – 12 July | Visitor Centre Gallery | Free

Participate in a lantern making workshop then embark on a fascinating night tour of the Gardens with your own ranger guide.

Wednesdays 8 and 15 July, Saturday 1 August | 6.30pm | $25 adult, $20 child/conc | Not suitable for children under five years

Escape into the Gardens with a guided storytelling experience exploring the theme of 'Fire and Light in the Australian bush' starting with morning tea and finishing with fireside marshmallow toasting.

Suitable for families with primary school aged children | Sun 12 & 26 July | 10.30 am - 12.00 noon | $20 Adult | $15 Child/Concession | Online Bookings Essential

A botanical narration and celebration of Mount Ainslie Nature Reserve by John Pratt told in prints and drawings

15 July – 30 August | 9.30 am – 4.30 pm | Visitor Centre Gallery | Free

Iconic Tree Walks

Monday 20 to Sunday 26 July | 11 am and 2 pm

Linking Trees: Australian National Botanic Gardens to the Arboretum

Wed 22, Sat 25 and Sun 26 July | 11.30 am and 1.30 pm

A unique interpreted discovery trail through the Gardens for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to explore the world of dinosaurs and plant evolution Gondwana during National Science Week. Presented with the National Dinosaur Museum.

Saturday 15 – Sunday 23 Aug| Daytime tours - $12 per person I 11.30am & 1.30pm I Sat 15, Sun 16, Sat 22 & Sun 23 Aug Night tours - $15 per person I 6.30pm I Sat 15 and 22 Aug School bookings also available by calling 6250 9408


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