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Gardeners of the Galaxy

01 Dec 2018 - 10 Mar 2019


Saturday 1 December 2018, 8.00am - Sunday 10 March 2019, 4.30pm

  • 1 December 2018 - 10 March 2019
  • Daily hours 8am-4.30pm (closed Christmas Day)

Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Road, Manurewa, Auckland

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Join us for family fun at Gardeners of the Galaxy this summer and discover how plants are essential for life in space!

🚀 Start your space mission at our Visitor Centre - pick up a Mission Sheet for kids to be in to win a family prize, visit our crash-landed rocket and take an astronaut selfie!

🌱 Check out the experiments and live plants being grown in the Science Lab.

🚀 Play fun games and test NASA apps in our kids International Space Station and get creative with our Future Plants colouring wall.

🌱 Enjoy rocket power activities with MOTAT and take our Solar System Walk.

🚀 Get extra fun facts and videos on your space mission using the STQRY app on your phone

Keep an eye on our website for special activities such as star-gazing, solar-gazing and more (please note some events have limited spaces and will require advance booking).

Brought to you by the Auckland Botanic Gardens and Auckland Council in association with Stardome, MOTAT, Hyalite and the Auckland Astronomical Society.