Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Indigenous plant use walks – NAIDOC Week ended on Wednesday 10 July 2019.

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DinotraX – a dinosaur adventure

6–28 July 2019 — Australian National Botanic Gardens and the National Dinosaur Museum

Become an intrepid explorer as you step back in time on a dinosaur adventure trail through the Gardens and the National Dinosaur Museum.

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NatureArt holiday program

Threatened Species school holiday program with NatureArt Lab

8–12 July, 10.00 am – 2.00 pm — Banks Building

Discover and learn about nature through observation, drawing, painting, nature journaling and craft.

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NatureArt kids club

NatureArt kids club

Last Sunday of every month, February–November, 10.00 am – 12.00 noon — Banks Building

Join NatureArt Kids Club art and science adventures for an exciting exploration of nature in the Gardens.

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Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 July, 10.30 am – 11.30 am — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Join a ranger and enjoy an easy walk along our Aboriginal Plant Use Trail.

You’ll discover how Indigenous people from across Australia used plants for food and medicine, to make tools and weapons, and for ceremonial practice.

This is a great activity for the whole family. Engage your senses!

Cost $5. Bookings are essential.

Book 9 July 10.30 am

Book 10 July 10.30 am



Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 July, 10.30 am – 11.30 am


Meet at the Visitor Centre


$5.00 per person. Bookings essential.