Functions and Meetings

The Australian National Botanic Gardens offers a picturesque alternative for your next event. Whether you are looking at hosting a small intimate meeting, large workshop, lecture or planning day, the Gardens has the venue to suit your needs.

Our indoor venues offer free WiFi, audiovisual equipment and electronic whiteboards with additional equipment available upon request.

Contact the Gardens’ Venue Officer 02 6250 9408 or to discuss your function needs. Don’t forget to enquire about weekend and after hour event bookings and multi booking discounts.

  • Make a booking

    Contact our Venue Officer on 02 6250 9408 or to discuss your function needs.

    See Indoor Venue Booking Information
    See Outdoor Venue Booking Information

  • Crosbie Morrison Room

    Perfect for training, planning days, workshops, meetings or cocktail functions, this spacious room has views across the Education Lawn to tranquil ponds surrounded by sheoaks.

    • This venue has a second room as a breakout space.

      • U shape - up to 30 people
      • Cafe style - up to 56 people
      • Standing – up to 150
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  • Dickson Room

    Just right for small training groups or meetings, this boardroom style venue opens onto a private courtyard where Fairy wrens often drop by.

      • Boardroom seating – up to 16 people
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  • Theatrette

    Ideal for training, lectures or presentations offering audio visual facilities and tiered theatre style seating.

    Theatre style – up to 90 people

  • Outdoor venues

    The Gardens also offers a beautiful backdrop for weddings, product launches, engagement, birthday and cocktail parties. Impress your guests with our themed landscapes such as the Red Centre Garden, unique collection of Australian plants and optional extras to make the Gardens a one stop shop for all your function needs.

  • Refresh and recharge experiences

    As an added addition to your meeting, Refresh and Recharge guided walks and tours are available. These walks are an ideal way for meeting participants to stretch their legs, enjoy the Gardens and return recharged to your meeting or workshop.

  • Function catering

    Floresco in the Gardens provides a variety of food and beverage options for lunch, morning and afternoon tea.

    For your catering requirements contact Hellenic Premium Catering directly on 02 6162 6707 or

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