Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Black Mountain Miniatures ended on Sunday 10 March 2019.

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Current events

Banks statue

Australian Trees and their Botanists – Summer Guided Walks

Sunday 17 February — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Take a fascinating guided walk uncovering stories of adventure, mystery, sex, and even murder, associated with Australian trees and overseas botanists.

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Carramar Koala Quest

Carramar Koala Quest

1–31 March, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm — Trail begins at the Visitor Centre

Embark on an adventure along a larger-than-life Koala sculpture trail throughout the Gardens and at select partner locations. Each koala has been created by a different artist and is named with its own story to tell.

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NatureArt holiday program

Puggles and Explore NatureArt school holiday program

15–18 April, 8–12 July, 15–19 July 2019 — Banks Building

Discover and learn about nature through observation, drawing, painting, nature journaling and craft. Get to know the birds, insects, marsupials, reptiles and the unique Australian plant communities featured in the gardens.

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Eucalyptus youngiana

Guided Eucalypt Walks

Saturday, 23 March – Sunday, 31 March, 11.00 am — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Celebrate Australia's iconic genus for National Eucalypt Day. Find out some amazing facts about eucalypts, which come in all shapes and sizes and dominate our landscape from alpine regions to the outback and edges of rainforest.

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20 February – 10 March — Visitor Centre Gallery

A series of paintings and photographs focusing on light, patterns and the natural subjects of Black Mountain in Canberra. 

Paintings by Frank Knight.


20 February – 10 March


Visitor Centre Gallery