The Temperate House is the largest Victorian glasshouse in the world.
Step inside the magnificent doors to discover some of the rarest and most threatened plants from the earth's temperate regions.
Gnomus the giant gnome is visiting the Temperate House this summer. Follow him as he shares stories about the amazing plant collection inside.
Watch this breathtaking aerial performance set to a unique musical score in the rafters of the glasshouse.
From the world's loneliest plant to the false banana, learn more about the incredible range of plants in the Temperate House.
The Temperate House dates back to 1860, and holds an internationally notable collection of temperate zone plants, including some of the rarest and most threatened.
It is twice the size of the Palm House, and home to plants from Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the Americas, Asia and the Pacfic Islands.
The restoration of the Temperate House would not be possible without the generous support of our donors and supporters. There's still time to play a part in supporting the careful renovation of this most magnificent glasshouse.
Kew would like to thank the Heritage Lottery Fund, Defra, Eddie and Sue Davies, The Garfield Weston Foundation, The Wolfson Foundation, The Linbury Trust, The Hartnett Conservation Trust, and other supporters.
Thanks also to donors supporting the Horticultural and Construction Apprenticeships, including the J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust, the Buffini Chao Foundation, Make My Day Better, The Ingram Trust, the Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation, the Finnis Scott Foundation, the Ernest Cook Trust, CHK Charities Limited, the Sandra Charitable Trust, the Vandervell Foundation, the Radcliffe Trust, the Eranda Foundation, the Worshipful Company of Gardeners, the Lake House Charitable Foundation, the Helen Hamlyn Trust, the February Foundation, and other supporters.
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