Architecture

  • Bicentennial Conservatory

    The 1989-built Bicentennial Conservatory is the largest single span glasshouse in the Southern Hemisphere. It’s home to a number of endangered rainforest plants from subtropical and temperate forests in eastern Australia and abroad. Read more

  • Palm House

    Featuring a fascinating collection of plants from the ancient island of Madagascar, the 1877-built Palm House is one of the last of its kind remaining in the world. Read more

  • Amazon Waterlily Pavilion

    The pavilion design was influenced by the leaf structure of the Amazon Waterlily (Victoria amazonica), and the original 1868-built pond is still the central feature and home of the beautiful and exotic flower. Read more

  • Santos Museum of Economic Botany

    Competed in 1881, the Santos Museum of Economic Botany has a classical Greek-style exterior and features high ceilings, ornate Victorian details and historic cabinet displays. Read more