Australian National Botanic Gardens

The Australian National Botanic Gardens is open and welcomes visitors from 8.30 am to 5 pm every day of the year (except 25 December).

Visitors will need to comply with the COVID-19 safety measures that remain in place across the ACT. Read more.

Explore the Gardens’ plants and landscapes through the eyes of Indigenous Australians.

Delve into our Indigenous handling collection to learn how native plants can provide many of the essentials of life, including food, medicine, tools, weapons and clothes.

You’ll also discover how Indigenous Australians use native plants today.

Resources

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Suitable for

  • Tick icon Preschool to Year 2

Duration

1 hour

Price

$7.50 per student

Maximum number of students

60

Curriculum links

Curriculum links

Year 1

  • ACSHE022: People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things.

Year 2

  • ACSHE022: People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things.