Learn about the research facilities at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, such as the Library of Botany & Horticulture, Orchid & Micro-propagation laboratory and the Herbarium.
Date: 22 July, 10:00 – 10:45 am
Admission: Free (registration required)
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Visitor Services Counter, Level 1 Botany Centre (Nearest Entrance: Tanglin Gate)
Organiser: National Parks Board
Visitors can get a close-up view of the research facilities at the Singapore Botanic Gardens such as the Library of Botany & Horticulture and Orchid & Micro-propagation laboratory.
A highlight of this 45-minute tour is a visit to the Herbarium, which stores physical records of reference plant materials dating as far back as 1790.
In addition, learn about National Parks Board’s (NParks) hybridisation programme for orchids, a process introduced back in the 1930s by the former Director, R.E Holttum.
This tour is recommended for 9 years old and above. No pets are allowed.
Registration is required by 9.45am at the Tanglin Visitor Services Desk. Limited slots on a first-come-first-served basis.