Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Bushland Retrospective ended on Sunday 17 September 2023.

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Current events

Who Did That Children's Trail

Secrets of the Australian Bush – a family adventure

Mon 25 Sep, Wed 27 Sep, Fri 29 Sep, Tue 3 Oct & Thu 5 Oct: 10.30am — 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.

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First Friday of every month, except January — Crosbie Morrison Lawn 

Stories, songs, rhymes and creative activities are brought to life in the Gardens' beautiful natural surroundings.

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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.

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Twilight Tour: Adults

Twilight tour: adults 

25, 29 & 30 September 2023 — Park in the carpark off Clunies Ross Street and meet at the Jindii Gate

Visit the Gardens after closing time to uncover the stories of our native plants in a whole new light.

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Wednesday 9th August – Sunday 17th September 2023 — Visitor Centre Gallery

A glimpse of paintings by Anton Uildriks produced over two decades. This exhibition aims to provide the viewer with an appreciation of Australian flora and fauna. It also attempts to inspire young artists to pursue their own creativity.


Wednesday 9th August – Sunday 17th September 2023


Visitor Centre Gallery