Australian National Botanic Gardens

TEMPORARY CLOSURE - AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL BOTANIC GARDENS
from 5 pm, Thursday 12 August.

In accordance with the ACT Government’s COVID-19 lockdown requirements, the Gardens is closed until further notice. We will continue to monitor the situation and to follow COVID-19 related health recommendations, and updates will be posted on our website and social media channels.

Please visit the ACT health website for further information at https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/. We look forward to welcoming you at the Gardens soon.

There’s always something new and exciting to see and do at the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

Our calendar of events is changing all the time. Check out the list of current and upcoming events below.

ANPS plant sale

Native Plant Sale

Saturday 16 October, 8.30 am–1.30 pm — Southern car park

Browse Canberra's best range of Australian native plants, including many local species. Thousands of plants to choose from.

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Growing Friends Plant Sale

Native Plant Sale – Presented by the Growing Friends

Saturday 13 November, 8.30 am – 11.00 am (or earlier if sold out) — Education Lawn

A boutique sale with plants grown by the Gardens' Growing Friends from material sourced in the Gardens.

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Exhibitions at the Visitors Centre

Exhibitions at the Visitors Centre

Daily, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm — Visitor Centre Gallery

Exhibitions explore the Australian environment through diverse creative forms including fine art, craft, photography and sculpture.

View upcoming exhibitions
Thursday talks, Australian National Botanic Gardens

Thursday Talks

12.30 pm on Thursdays from February through November — Theatrette

Our Thursday lunchtime talks cover diverse aspects of the natural world in Australia and around the globe. Bookings essential.

Discover upcoming talks