Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a scientific centre for the study of plants, their diversity and conservation, as well as a popular tourist attraction.

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

About Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

20A Inverleith Row, Stockbridge and Canonmills EH3 5LR
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It was founded in the 17th century as a physic garden. Now it extends over four Gardens boasting a rich living collection of plants, and is a world-renowned centre for plant science and education.

"exploring and explaining the world of plants for a better future" That's our mission. Without plants, there would be no life on earth. RBGE has been growing and studying plants for over 330 years, and so is perfectly placed to help document and conserve the world's diversity of plantlife.

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Upcoming Events at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

The Hidden Beauty of Seeds & Fruits: The Botanical Photography of Levon Biss

The Hidden Beauty of Seeds & Fruits: The Botanical Photography of Levon Biss

28th May 2021 - 26th September 2021

Feast your eyes on stunning, macro-photographic studies of seeds and fruits from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s Herbarium Collection.
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Summer Evening with Scottish Music

Summer Evening with Scottish Music

21st June 2021

Enjoy the Summer Solstice at the Botanics on Monday 21st June with an evening recital of Scottish Music in the John Muir Grove!
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In Memoriam

In Memoriam

26th June 2021 - 9th July 2021

In Memoriam is a new touring artwork by Luke Jerram. The installation is a temporary memorial for the public to visit and remember all those we have lost from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

This summer marks the ten-year anniversary of Ellie Harrison's artistic project Early Warning Signs, and the first opportunity to see the artwork reunited.
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Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Night Light

Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Night Light

6th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

Welcome back to the Edinburgh International Festival with this opening event of awe-inspiring music and spectacle at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
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Christmas at the Botanics

Christmas at the Botanics

25th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience when it returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh!
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