Our iconic glasshouses, historic buildings, formal gardens, arboretum, water features and art galleries provide a unique setting where you can explore scientifically important plant collections, botanical art exhibitions and the 250 year history of the Gardens in which they are housed.
Explore the treetop canopy 18 metres above the woodland floor. Designed by Marks Barfield architects (who created the London Eye) this unique visitor attraction allows you to walk through the treetops and see views right across London.
The Palm House is Kew's most recognisable building and one of the world's most notable Victorian glass and iron structures. The rainforest climate within it supports a unique collection of palms and other tropical species drawn from some of the most threatened environments on Earth.
The most complex of Kew's public glasshouses contains ten different environments covering a range of tropical conditions and climatic zones. The conservatory commemorates Princess Augusta, who founded the Gardens. It was opened by Diana, Princess of Wales, in July 1987.
Marianne North was a remarkable and talented Victorian artist with a great eye for botanical detail. In this extraordinary gallery, you can see 833 of her paintings displayed in geographical order, which she hung herself after travelling around the world.