PlantBank Party


Excitement is building for the upcoming PlantBank Party where we will celebrate science with an amazing family day of displays and activities.
PlantBank is the home of seed research in NSW but for one special day on 19th August it will turn into a mini festival complete with music, disco lights and fancy dress.

Highlights of the day include:

  • Bush tucker and rainforest fruit
  • Meet seed collectors and researchers
  • Live reptiles and insects
  • Science toys and games with Fizzics Education
  • Plant a seed to take home
  • Treasure hunt
  • Seaweed science
  • Get a photo holding the biggest seed in the world
  • Botanical illustration
  • BBQ, sandwiches and coffee cart
  • Fascinating fungi
  • Wollemi pine display and expert
  • Behind-the-scenes tour into research labs (Ticketed activity)
  • Plant identification expert to answer your questions
  • Augmented reality dinosaur hunt
  • DJ Matt Murray (horticulturalist by day): music and prize giveaways


You’re invited to the best science party of the year, for National Science Week.

At PlantBank Party, our special research centre will be filled to the brim with activities, games and shows- celebrating science on one big day of fun.

Seeds, slime, rainforests, rocks, reptiles, flowers, insects and botanical illustration are just some of topics on show.

Everyone is invited to dress up in their favourite science themed outfit, there will be prizes for best dressed!

This event is thanks to:


/Visit/Plan-Your-Visit/Garden-Map Australian PlantBank
Australian PlantBank
19 Aug 2017
11:00 AM
All ages
Transport info:
Free parking onsite