Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Closer ended on Sunday  9 June 2019.

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Current events

Beeswax wraps

Beeswax Wraps Workshops for Pollinator Week

17 November 10.00 am – 12.30 pm & 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm — Banks Building

Make your own Bees Wax Wraps for Pollinator Week. Use less plastic at home and get creative at the same time.

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Bushland Nature Walk

Bushland Nature Walk – guided walks

10.00 am – 11.30 am, Thursdays 17, 24 & 31 October & 21 November — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Join a volunteer guide to discover flowering plants along the Bushland Nature Walk and enjoy spectacular views over Lake Burley Griffin.

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Sunset Cinema on the Eucalypt Lawn

Sunset Cinema

Wednesdays to Sundays, 21 November 2019 to Saturday 11 January 2020. Gates open 6:30 pm. Note opening night is a Thursday and closing night is a Saturday. — Eucalypt Lawn

Experience cinema among the eucalypts this summer. Gather together your family and friends for a night out to remember. Sit back, relax and watch the stars under the stars!

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15 May–9 June, 9.30 am–4.30 pm — Visitor Centre Gallery

An exhibition of macro photographs in response to all of the beautiful discovery experiences Rachel Harris, the artist, has had in the Gardens. 

The artist invites visitors to look closer, uncovering the wonderful world of macro details, bringing people closer to the environment, connecting the surroundings as they learn to value and appreciate it more and more.


15 May–9 June, 9.30 am–4.30 pm


Visitor Centre Gallery