Behind the Scenes Tour: Tropical Nursery

Go behind the scenes in our Tropical Nursery and discover fascinating carnivorous plants, bromeliads, orchids and cacti.

Tropical Nursery

Date and time

Saturdays 8, 15, 22, 29 February and 7 March 2020

12.45pm, 1.30pm and 2.15pm


Tropical Nursery

Meet outside Kew Palace



Discover a world of fascinating carnivorous plants, orchids and cacti and the vital conservation work that goes on behind the scenes.

Join us for a rare opportunity to go on a tour of the Tropical Nursery at Kew. 

Our nurseries are teeming with life, as Kew experts cultivate and nurture some of the world's most interesting tropical plants, giving our researchers a great resource to explore conservation efforts.

You'll find out more about the fiesty carnivorous plant, the wonderfully diverse orchids and the prickly cacti, and many more. 



Help us improve our website

Can you spare 5 minutes to help answer a few short questions to help us improve our website experience?

Take the survey