Friends' Craft Centre at the Plant Craft Cottage

  •  promotes traditional plant crafts

  •  fosters interest in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne    

  •  maintains the heritage-listed building 

Open House Melbourne at the Craft Cottage

The Cottage will be open all weekend on the Melbourne Open House Weekend

When: Saturday 29 July and Sunday 30 July - 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Plant Craft Cottage, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Enter via H Gate off Alexandra Avenue, MELBOURNE, VIC 3004

Craft Group Meet Ups

There are a number of Craft Groups at the Cottage. These include Natural Dye, Fibre, Paper, Plant Card, Pot Pourri and Basketry. Everyone is welcome to visit the Cottage, especially on meeting and demonstration days. Read more about these .....

Visit The Plant Craft Cottage

Opening Times

     Tuesday to Friday 10 am to 3 pm and the third Sunday of each month 11 am to 4 pm
Closed:   Closed on Mondays, weekends (except for 3rd Sunday of each month) and all public holidays. 
Where:     In the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne just in from H Gate on Alexandra Ave (Melways map 2G, B11) (metered parking available in Alexandra Avenue)
Cost:        Free
Sunday openings:    
  • 15 January 2017
  • 19 February 2017
  • 19 March 2017
  • 23 April 2017
  • 21 May 2017
  • 18 June 2017
  • 16 July 2017
  • 20 August 2017
  • 17 September 2017
  • 15 October 2017
  • 19 November 2017

Volunteer at the Cottage

Join the Friends now to Support the Gardens and to enjoy Member Benefits

Shop for select craft items online

Craft Groups Meet ups
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