Friends' Members Benefits

  • Invitation to attend (with a guest) a New Members' Welcome Event
  • Free Guided New Member tours of Herbarium, Gardens House Garden, 'The Money Trail' (Friends' Projects in the Gardens)
  • Seasonal editions of the Botanic News magazine
  • Regular eNews bulletins with information on events and associated programs
  • Special Member only Insider events
  • Special 2 for 1 ticket offer to a Friends' Illustrated Talk or similar event
  • Join members only Photo Group, Botanical Illustrators Group, Growing Friends Group
  • 10% discount on plants at all plant sales (nursery and seasonal sales)
  • Discounts on Friends' Events, Botanical Art Classes and Workshops
  • Discounts on Friends' merchandise - cards, calendars, tote bags (available Online)
  • Discounts on RBG Melbourne Guided Tours and the Garden Explorer
  • Discounts at the Gardens Shops (RBG Melbourne and Cranbourne)
  • Discounts at the Terrace Restaurant and Jardin Tan (RBG Melbourne) & Boon Wurrung Cafe (RBG Cranbourne) (details)
  • Discounts at number of nurseries and other outlets (follow link to see complete list or download list below)
  • Opportunities to Volunteer with the Friends in a variety of areas and support Friends' Special Projects in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne and the National Herbarium of Victoria
Volunteer Application Form
(Adobe PDF File)

Friends' Members Discounts and Benefits Details

Enjoy using these great discounts and benefits at a number of retail outlets in and around Melbourne, but don't forget to take your membership card with you.

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