Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Time Travel Walks – Science Week ended on Saturday 18 August 2018.

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The gardens at night. Photo: Irene Lorbergs

Photography afterDARK

Fridays 18 January and 15 February. Times vary depending on sunset — Meet at the Crosbie Morrison amphitheatre

Join Irene Lorbergs from Canberra School of Photography for an exclusive three hour guided night photography workshop in the gardens. Learn how to 'paint with light' during sunset, dusk and the black of night.

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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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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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11.30 am – 12.30 pm, Monday 13 August, Wednesday 15 August & Saturday 18 August — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Unpack your imagination and step back 3 billion years in time to look at the origin of all plants.

Meander through the gardens with a guide and explore major events in plant evolution with living plants illustrating each step.

Using a timescale of one year, we will time travel forward to today, watching the development of plants from their humble beginnings to the amazing diversity of Australian flora in the present day.

Join us for an incredible journey through time. 

Bookings are essential. 

When

11.30 am – 12.30 pm, Monday 13 August, Wednesday 15 August & Saturday 18 August

Where

Meet at the Visitor Centre

Price

Free