Joseph Dalton Hooker by Theodore Blake Wirgman
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Hooker at Kew walking tour

Take a walk in the footsteps of the eminent botanist and plant collector, Sir Joseph Hooker with one of our volunteer guides. Until 27 August (Thursdays and Sundays only).

Event details

Until 27 August 2017, Thursdays and Sundays only, 2pm
Venue: 

Meet at the Guides' desk at Victoria Gate Plaza

Price: 

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Discover Hooker at Kew

To celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, one of Britain's greatest botanists, close friend of Charles Darwin, and Kew's most illustrious Director, join us for a guided walk in his footsteps.

Discover how Hooker was instrumental in shaping botany and find out about his legacy to Kew.


Tour details

  • Tours last approximately one hour and leave from the Guides' desk at Victoria Gate Plaza at 2pm

  • Please be at the Guides' desk 15 minutes before the tour is due to start.

  • Numbers are limited to 15 people per tour

For more information please contact tours@kew.org