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The Calyx

The Calyx is a hub of activity, home to the Plants with Bite exhibit, food, shopping and an exciting range of events and workshops. 

Located within the heart of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, The Calyx (pron. kal-iks) is defined as 'the sepals of a flower, typically forming a whorl that encloses the petals and forms a protective layer around a flower bud'.

The Calyx is occasionally closed for private access. Updates will be published here, or phone 02 9231 8188 before arriving. The Calyx will be closed on the following day(s)

  • Wednesday 22 January, from 1.00 pm.

Opening hours

10 am - 4 pm


Entry by donation


The Calyx

Transport Info

Public transport recommended. Limited parking available
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