Race Against Time - Science Behind a Botanic Garden Tour

Race Against Time - Science Behind a Botanic Garden Tour


Race Against Time - Science Behind a Botanic Garden Tour

 

This 45-minute tour presents the research facilities at the Singapore Botanic Gardens such as the Library of Botany & Horticulture, Orchid & Micropropagation laboratory and the Herbarium.

Highlights of this session comprise a visit to the Herbarium which showcases physical records of reference plant materials that dating back to 1790.  What's more, visitors will have a great chance to learn about our hybridization programme for orchids, a process introduced back in 1930’s by the then Director, R.E Holttum.

Registration is required at the counter 15-minutes before the scheduled start time. 

Attendance number is limited to 25 people, for ages 9 and above.

 

Credit: image of National Parks


When

27 July, 10:00–11:00.


Age

9+


Price

Free


Telephone number

+65 6471 7138
+65 6471 7361
+65 6471 9937


Links


Address

Singapore
1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569

How to get there?

By bus alighting at Napier/Holland Road (Tanglin Gate)

  • SBS Transit 7, 105, 123, 174,174e
  • SMRT 75, 77, 106, NR8
  • Nearest MRT Station : Orchard MRT (North-South Line) and a 5-min bus ride to Tanglin Gate

By bus alighting at Bukit Timah/Dunearn Road (Bukit Timah Gate or Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden)

  • SBS Transit 48, 66, 151, 153, 154, 156, 170
  • SMRT 67, 171
  • Nearest MRT Station : Botanic Gardens MRT Station (Circle Line & Downtown Line)

By Taxi

There are taxi drop-off/pick-up points at the following major entrances:

  • Botany Centre, Tanglin Gate (via junction of Holland/Napier Road)