Contact Us

The Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne Inc.

Gate Lodge, Observatory Gate (opposite the Shrine)

100 Birdwood Avenue
Melbourne VIC 3004
Office Hours:   Monday to Friday
                          9 am to 5 pm

Tel:  (03) 9650 6398
Fax: (03) 9650 7723


Registered No. A12817T

ABN 43 438 335 331

Map references

Melways page no 2F Melways grid ref K 12
UBD page no 283 UBD grid ref M1

Map showing Friends' venues
(Adobe PDF File)

The Plant Craft Cottage

Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne
Near H gate on Alexandra Avenue
(Melways map 2G, B11).
Open:  Tuesday to Friday 10 am till 3 pm and the third Sunday of each month 
Closed: Closed on weekends (except for 3rd Sunday of each month) and all public holidays. 

The Friends' of the RBG Melbourne Trust Fund

The Friends' Trust Fund is a Public Ancillary Fund endorsed as a deductible gift recipient by the Commissioner of Taxation.  Donations (over $2) to the Trust Fund are tax deductible.

ABN: 78 402 826 907

The Trustees of the Trust Fund -
William Jones (Chairman)
Mark Calder
Janet Thomson OAM

Catherine Trinca

Enquiries: please phone the Friends' Office on (03) 9650 6398