Skip to content

The Calyx

The Calyx is a hub of activity, home to one of the largest green walls in the southern hemisphere, cafe, shopping and an exciting range of events and workshops. Explore a kaleidoscope of colour, plants and passion with Love Your Nature! Step inside the wonderfully diverse world of plant-love in our new immersive horticultural exhibition open on 10am- 4pm daily

Located within the heart of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, The Calyx (pronounced 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’s kiosk, the Leaf Department, is now open 8am–4pm every day. Visit for great coffee and juices, breakfast and lunch sandwiches, sweet treats and snacks.

The Calyx retail shop is open 10am-4pm every day.

The Calyx is a public exhibition space, and in addition available to hire for private events. On occasion, the Calyx will be closed to facilitate these private events. We apologise for any inconvenience

Updates for closures can be found here on our website.

Opening hours

10 am - 4 pm


Entry by donation


The Calyx
Virtual tour

Access Info

Public transport recommended. Limited parking available

Past exhibits in The Calyx