• Seeing the Invisible 

    Explore the free exhibition. Download the app now. Finishes 30 September 2022.
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  • Flora and the Baron

    An audio tour featuring history, humour, warmth and eccentric charm set to a soundtrack evoking past, present and future.
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  • The Explorer

    Discover the beauty of this inner-city oasis and enjoy live commentary in the comfort of an open-air minibus.
    Gardens Explorer

Melbourne Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens has been a treasured part of Melbourne’s cultural life for more than 170 years – much loved by generations of Victorians, as well as by many visitors from interstate and overseas. It is a picturesque haven for recreation and an important resource for education, conservation, science and horticulture.

Melbourne Gardens extends over 38 hectares and houses a collection of more than 8,500 species of plants from around the world, including amazing and diverse plant collections such as camellias, rainforest flora, cacti and succulents, roses, Californian species, herbs, perennials, cycads, plants from Southern China and, in the Rare and Threatened Species Collection, plants from south-eastern Australia.

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