Calendar

Sep 1 @ 12:30 pm – Nov 30 @ 4:00 pm
12:30 pm
Autumn in the gardens is an incredible experience. Join us for aspecial guided tour through the autumn leaves and herbaceousborders savouring the seasonal colour and viewing some of thesculptures dotted throughout the gardens along the[...]
Oct 12 2019 – Dec 31 2020 all-day
12:00 am
Come and visit our ‘Dry Garden’. The Herbarium in Focus Permanent Exhibition in the National Botanic Gardens reveals the science and history behind this national collection of dried plant specimens and museum objects. Read about[...]
Nov 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Rainforests are one of the most important habitats for both plants and animals and are known as the lungs of the world. Discover its tropical plants in the Great Palm House, learn how we recreate[...]
Nov 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Rainforests are one of the most important habitats for both plants and animals and are known as the lungs of the world. Discover its tropical plants in the Great Palm House, learn how we recreate[...]
Dec 1 @ 11:30 am – Dec 31 @ 4:00 pm
11:30 am
Brighten up your December day with a guided tour of our seasonal plants looking their best at the moment, including Holly and the wide range of conifer trees in the Gardens. Venture indoors to view[...]
Dec 7 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Explore the traditions surrounding some of our favourite festive plants – from kissing under the mistletoe and chestnuts roasting on an open fire, to the symbolism of the yew at the winter solstice and the[...]
Dec 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Explore the traditions surrounding some of our favourite festive plants – from kissing under the mistletoe and chestnuts roasting on an open fire, to the symbolism of the yew at the winter solstice and the[...]
Dec 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Explore the traditions surrounding some of our favourite festive plants – from kissing under the mistletoe and chestnuts roasting on an open fire, to the symbolism of the yew at the winter solstice and the[...]
Dec 28 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Step into the New Year & enliven your senses with a brisk walk through the historic Gardens. Brush away the cobwebs & reconnect to your surroundings as we travel through Dublin’s botanical oasis. Featuring southern hemisphere blooms that awaken in the depths of winter, Ireland’s only tropical rainforest & a bracing walk along the River Tolka, this guided tour is the ideal way to wrap up one year & welcome the next. No booking required. €5 per person. Meet at the Education & Visitor Centre
Dec 29 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Step into the New Year & enliven your senses with a brisk walk through the historic Gardens. Brush away the cobwebs & reconnect to your surroundings as we travel through Dublin’s botanical oasis. Featuring southern hemisphere blooms that awaken in the depths of winter, Ireland’s only tropical rainforest & a bracing walk along the River Tolka, this guided tour is the ideal way to wrap up one year & welcome the next. No booking required. €5 per person. Meet at the Education & Visitor Centre
Dec 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Step into the New Year & enliven your senses with a brisk walk through the historic Gardens. Brush away the cobwebs & reconnect to your surroundings as we travel through Dublin’s botanical oasis. Featuring southern hemisphere blooms that awaken in the depths of winter, Ireland’s only tropical rainforest & a bracing walk along the River Tolka, this guided tour is the ideal way to wrap up one year & welcome the next. No booking required. €5 per person. Meet at the Education & Visitor Centre
Dec 31 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Step into the New Year & enliven your senses with a brisk walk through the historic Gardens. Brush away the cobwebs & reconnect to your surroundings as we travel through Dublin’s botanical oasis. Featuring southern hemisphere blooms that awaken in the depths of winter, Ireland’s only tropical rainforest & a bracing walk along the River Tolka, this guided tour is the ideal way to wrap up one year & welcome the next. No booking required. €5 per person. Meet at the Education & Visitor Centre
Jan 1 @ 11:30 am – Jan 31 @ 4:00 pm
11:30 am
Discover some winter colour as we go on a stroll through the gardens and glasshouses. January is the ideal time to see some of our best South African and South American blooms, scented Chinese blossoms,[...]
Jan 1 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Step into the New Year & enliven your senses with a brisk walk through the historic Gardens. Brush away the cobwebs & reconnect to your surroundings as we travel through Dublin’s botanical oasis. Featuring southern hemisphere blooms that awaken in the depths of winter, Ireland’s only tropical rainforest & a bracing walk along the River Tolka, this guided tour is the ideal way to wrap up one year & welcome the next. No booking required. €5 per person. Meet at the Education & Visitor Centre
Jan 4 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Ring in the New Year with a brisk stroll around the Gardens and learn how being in nature can affect our mental and physical well-being. Humans have evolved an instinctive bond with nature, which our[...]
Jan 11 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Ring in the New Year with a brisk stroll around the Gardens and learn how being in nature can affect our mental and physical well-being. Humans have evolved an instinctive bond with nature, which our[...]
Jan 18 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Ring in the New Year with a brisk stroll around the Gardens and learn how being in nature can affect our mental and physical well-being. Humans have evolved an instinctive bond with nature, which our[...]
Jan 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Ring in the New Year with a brisk stroll around the Gardens and learn how being in nature can affect our mental and physical well-being. Humans have evolved an instinctive bond with nature, which our[...]
Feb 1 @ 11:30 am – Feb 29 @ 4:00 pm
11:30 am
February is no time for roses, but many other blooms delight the senses – from fragrant daphne and winter-sweet to delicate snowdrops and woodland anemones. Why not join us for a brisk stroll and celebrate[...]
Feb 1 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
2:30 pm
‘The greatest service rendered to any country is to add a useful plant to its culture’ – Thomas Jefferson, 1800. Throughout history, plants have supplied us with food, medicine, and other essentials; as empires expanded[...]
Feb 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
2:30 pm
‘The greatest service rendered to any country is to add a useful plant to its culture’ – Thomas Jefferson, 1800. Throughout history, plants have supplied us with food, medicine, and other essentials; as empires expanded[...]
Feb 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
An alternative Valentine’s Day activity to delight the senses! Discover the pagan roots of the day, Ancient Greek tales of metamorphosis, and the love lives of birds. Mid-February is no time for roses, but many[...]
Feb 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
An alternative Valentine’s Day activity to delight the senses! Discover the pagan roots of the day, Ancient Greek tales of metamorphosis, and the love lives of birds. Mid-February is no time for roses, but many[...]
Feb 22 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
2:30 pm
‘The greatest service rendered to any country is to add a useful plant to its culture’ – Thomas Jefferson, 1800. Throughout history, plants have supplied us with food, medicine, and other essentials; as empires expanded[...]
Feb 29 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
2:30 pm
‘The greatest service rendered to any country is to add a useful plant to its culture’ – Thomas Jefferson, 1800. Throughout history, plants have supplied us with food, medicine, and other essentials; as empires expanded[...]