Australian National Botanic Gardens

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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.

Indigenous Plant Use walk

Indigenous plant use walks – Canberra and Region Heritage Festival

Thursday 8 April 10.30 am; Wednesday 14 April 11.30 am; Monday 19 April 10.30 am & Friday 23 April 11.30 am — Meet at the clock near the entry bridge

Discover how Indigenous Australians have used plants for food and medicine, to make tools and weapons, and for ceremonial practice.

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Who Did That Children's Trail

Secrets of the Australian Bush – a family adventure

Monday 12 April 1.30 pm & 3.00 pm, Tuesday 13 April 10.00 am & 11.30 am, & Friday 16 April; 10.00 am, 11.30 am, 1.30 pm & 3.00 pm — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Join us for a family-friendly Flora Explorer bus tour and discover the amazing secrets of the plants that live in the Australian bush.

More information and bookings
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