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FREE Living Laboratory Science Festival

Become a scientist for the day at our huge FREE science festival on Saturday 11 August 9am to 2pm

There’s fun for everyone – behind the scenes tours, talks, experiments and much more!

Whether you’re a home gardener or a budding scientist there will be something for everyone. Bring along the whole family for a day of discovery. Plus it's a free event!

  • Free science talks and demonstrations
  • Meet Royal Botanic Garden Scientists and learn about their work
  • Food trucks and stalls
  • Free behind-the-scenes tours
  • Children’s activities including fossil-making
  • Free Science Safari with Macquarie University students exploring plant sciences around the Garden
Visit us at the Festival Village on the lawns near the Learning Centre, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

Free science stalls, activities and tours

Free children's activities

MORE free children’s activities!


This project received Grant funding from the Australian Government.